1883 Haydock Douay Rheims Bible

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II Chronicles 33:14 After this he built a wall without the city of David, on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, from the entering in of the fish-gate round about to Ophel, and raised it up to a great height: and he appointed captains of the army in all the fenced cities of Juda:

Without, including what is styled the second city; (4 Kings 22:14,) or he perfected the works begun by his father, or repaired the wall which the Assyrians had thrown down, though we read not of their taking the city. (Calmet) --- Fish-gate....to Ophel, from the north-eastern corner, to the place opposite to the eastern gate of the temple, 2 Paralipomenon 27:3. (Menochius) --- The fish-gate led towards Joppe, whence the city was supplied with fish. (St. Jerome, Trad.) --- It was also called David's gate, because it stood near his city. By it, the Chaldeans afterwards rushed in, Sophonias 1:10. (Tirinus)