Horse Gate

HORSE GATE. One of the gates of Jerusalem, between the Water Gate and the Sheep Gate; probably near the SE corner of the city (Neh.3.28-Neh.3.32; Jer.31.38-Jer.31.40). Here Athaliah was killed by order of Jehoiada the priest (2Kgs.11.16; 2Chr.23.15).


HORSE GATE (שַׁ֤עַר הַסּוּסִים, the gate of the horses). A Jerusalem gate at the SE corner of the Temple area opposite the palace (Jer 31:40), where Athaliah was killed (2 Kings 11:16). It was restored by Nehemiah (Neh 3:28).

See also

  • Jerusalem