Dung Gate Also called the Refuse Gate, Essene Gate, Gate of the Westerners or Moroccans (Moors) Gate. May be the same as the Potsherd Gate (Jer. 19:2). It is close to the present Dung Gate.
Fountain Gate (Gate of the Fountain) So named because water was brought in through it from the Gihon or En- rogel Spring (Neh. 2:14, 3:15, 12:47). May be the same as the ‘gate between the two walls’ (2 Kings 25:4).
Water Gate Booths were placed here for the Feast of Tabernacles in 444 B.C. (Neh. 8:16). Site where Ezra read the law (Neh. 8:1-3).
Horse Gate Where Queen Athaliah was killed (2 Kings 11:16, 2 Chr. 23:15).
East Gate (Also referred to as the Potsherd, Refuse or Dung Gate) The main entrance to the temple. It was kept shut because the Lord entered through it. Only the prince was allowed to enter (Ezek. 44:1- 3). It was opened on the Sabbath and on the new moon (Ezek. 46:1).
Muster Gate (Guard Gate) Other possible names are Gate of Miphkad, Inspection Gate, Watch Gate, Prison Gate or Benjamin Gate. Draftees were thought to gather there to enlist for military service.
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