Nehemiah 2:14
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New International Version
Then I moved on toward the Fountain Gate and the King's Pool, but there was not enough room for my mount to get through;

New Living Translation
Then I went to the Fountain Gate and to the King's Pool, but my donkey couldn't get through the rubble.

English Standard Version
Then I went on to the Fountain Gate and to the King’s Pool, but there was no room for the animal that was under me to pass.

New American Standard Bible
Then I passed on to the Fountain Gate and the King's Pool, but there was no place for my mount to pass.

King James Bible
Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I went on to the Fountain Gate and the King's Pool, but farther down it became too narrow for my animal to go through.

International Standard Version
I proceeded to the Fountain Gate, and then to the King's Pool, but there wasn't sufficient clearance for the animal I was riding to pass.

NET Bible
I passed on to the Gate of the Well and the King's Pool, where there was not enough room for my animal to pass with me.

New Heart English Bible
Then I went on to the spring gate and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the animal that was under me to pass.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Passing through Fountain Gate, I arrived at King's Pool, but the animal I was riding couldn't get through.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then I went on to the fountain gate and to the king's pool; but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

New American Standard 1977
Then I passed on to the Fountain Gate and the King’s Pool, but there was no place for my mount to pass.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then I went on to the gate of the fountain and to the king's pool, but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

King James 2000 Bible
Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the animal that was under me to pass.

American King James Version
Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

American Standard Version
Then I went on to the fountain gate and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I passed to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's aqueduct, and there was no place for the beast on which I rode to pass.

Darby Bible Translation
And I went on to the fountain-gate, and to the king's pool; and there was no place for the beast under me to pass.

English Revised Version
Then I went on to the fountain gate and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

World English Bible
Then I went on to the spring gate and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the animal that was under me to pass.

Young's Literal Translation
And I pass over unto the gate of the fountain, and unto the pool of the king, and there is no place for the beast under me to pass over,
Study Bible
Nehemiah Inspects the Walls
13So I went out at night by the Valley Gate in the direction of the Dragon's Well and on to the Refuse Gate, inspecting the walls of Jerusalem which were broken down and its gates which were consumed by fire. 14Then I passed on to the Fountain Gate and the King's Pool, but there was no place for my mount to pass. 15So I went up at night by the ravine and inspected the wall. Then I entered the Valley Gate again and returned.…
Cross References
2 Kings 20:20
Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah and all his might, and how he made the pool and the conduit and brought water into the city, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?

Nehemiah 3:15
Shallum the son of Col-hozeh, the official of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He built it, covered it and hung its doors with its bolts and its bars, and the wall of the Pool of Shelah at the king's garden as far as the steps that descend from the city of David.

Nehemiah 12:37
At the Fountain Gate they went directly up the steps of the city of David by the stairway of the wall above the house of David to the Water Gate on the east.

Ecclesiastes 2:6
I made ponds of water for myself from which to irrigate a forest of growing trees.
Treasury of Scripture

Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

the gate of the fountain (The gate leading either to the fountain of Siloam, on the east of the city, or to that of Gihon, on the west.)

Nehemiah 3:15 But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Colhozeh, …

2 Kings 18:17 And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rabshakeh from …

2 Kings 20:20 And the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and all his might, and how …

2 Chronicles 32:30 This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and …

the king's pool (Probably the aqueduct made by Hezekiah to bring the waters of Gihon to the city of David.)

(14) The gate of the fountain of Siloah (Nehemiah 3:15), called also "the king's pool."

Verse 14. - The gate of the fountain. A gate near the pool of Siloam (which, though bearing that name in Nehemiah 3:15, seems to be here called "the king's pool" ); perhaps the "gate between two walls of 2 Kings 25:4. There was no place for the beast that was under me to pass. The accumulated rubbish blocked the way. The animal could not proceed. Nehemiah therefore dismounted, and "in the night, dark as it was, pursued his way on foot. Then I went on to the pool of the fountain, and to the king's pool..... That led to the fountain Siloah or Gihon, so called; it was the way to the potter's field, to Bethlehem, Hebron, Gaza, and Egypt. Rauwolff says (t) there is still standing on the outside of the valley Tyropaeum (which distinguishes the two mountains Zion and Moriah) the gate of the fountain, which hath its name, because it leadeth towards the fountain of Siloah, called the king's pool:

but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass; because of the heaps of rubbish that lay there.

(t) Travels, par. 3. c. 3. p. 227. 14. Then—that is, after having passed through the gate of the Essenes.

I went on to the gate of the fountain—that is, Siloah, from which turning round the fount of Ophel.

to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass—that is, by the sides of this pool (Solomon's) there being water in the pool, and too much rubbish about it to permit the passage of the beast.2:9-18 When Nehemiah had considered the matter, he told the Jews that God had put it into his heart to build the wall of Jerusalem. He does not undertake to do it without them. By stirring up ourselves and one another to that which is good, we strengthen ourselves and one another for it. We are weak in our duty, when we are cold and careless.
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