Nehemiah 2:13

Overview - Nehemiah 2
Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness, sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem.
Nehemiah, to the grief of the enemies, comes to Jerusalem.
12 He views secretly the ruins of the walls.
17 He incites the Jews to build.
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Nehemiah 2:13  (King James Version)
And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the dragon well, and to the dung port, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and the gates thereof were consumed with fire.
 


the gate
15 ; 3:13 2 Chronicles 26:9

the dung port
This was the gate on the eastern side of the city, through which the filth was carried to the brook Kidron and valley of Hinnom.
Nehemiah 3:13 Nehemiah 3:14 12:31

the walls
Nehemiah 2:3 Nehemiah 2:17 ; 1:3 Jeremiah 5:10
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