King’s Garden

King’s Garden

The royal gardens in Jerusalem, situated in the tract before the confluence of the Kidron and Hinnom valleys and irrigated by the Siloam Pool and En-rogel. From the City of David, the gardens were reached by descending the steps from the Fountain Gate (Neh 3:15). Through this exit, King Zedekiah fled besieged Jerusalem in 586 BCE (2Kgs 25:4).

Neh 3:15

15And Shallum son of Col-hozeh, ruler of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate; he rebuilt it and covered it and set up its doors, its bolts, and i ... View more

2Kgs 25:4

4Then a breach was made in the city wall; the king with all the soldiers fled by night by the way of the gate between the two walls, by the king's garden, thoug ... View more

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