It lies between the Kedron Valley and the northern branch of the Tyropœon.
The brook Kedron was crossed, and they are once more on the Bethany path.
Here is the old place of execution—the monks knew nothing of that—here is the valley of Hinnom; here that of Kedron.
The drought of summer came on; the cisterns had been filled up or poisoned; Kedron ran dry, and thirst added its horrors.
It lies in the narrowest part of the Kedron Valley, opposite the stone Zoheleth.
As we stand by the gate we see beneath us the Kedron valley, and beyond it the slopes of the Mount of Olives.
Across the valley of the Kedron eastward, the Mount of Olives, 2,665 feet; 12.
It lies between the two valleys of the Kedron on the east and the Tyropœon on the west, and is 2,432 feet high.
Deep down in its shadowy bed, between the wall and the garden, lies the ravine of the Kedron.
From its southwestern corner an underground drain passed beneath all the courts to the brook Kedron.