ESV - 12 So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order to sanctify the people through his own blood.
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Jesus had to be crucified outside the city wall to fulfill prophecy. Jesus was the perfect lamb of God John 1:29. He did not come to do away with the law Mat. 5:17. And in keeping with the scriptures, the law required that the Passover lamb to be slaughtered outside the city walls Deut. 16:5-6. Hope this helps.
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