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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
Sheep Gate, Sheep Market
an adjective, used in the grammatically feminine form, in John 5:2 , to agree with pule, "a gate," understood, RV, "sheep gate" (not with agora, "a market," AV, "sheep market"). In the Sept., Nehemiah 3:1,32; 12:39 . This "sheep gate" was near the Temple; the sacrifices for the Temple probably entered by it.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sheep Gate, Sheep Market'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/s/sheep-gate-sheep-market.html. 1940.