THE BOOK OF
Nehemiah 3 ©
From which persons and in what order the walls and gates of Jerusalem were built.
THEN12Eliashib the high priest rose up with his 3brethren the priests, and they builded the 4sheep gate; they 5sanctified it, and 6set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of 7Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower of 8Hananeel.
And 9next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.
But the fish gate did the sons of 10Hassenaah build, who also laid the beams thereof, and 11set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
And next unto them 12repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah, the son of 13Koz. And next unto 14them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.
And next unto them the 15Tekoites repaired; but their nobles 16put not their necks to the 17work 18of their Lord.
Moreover the old gate repaired Jehoiada the son of Paseah, and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah; they laid the beams thereof, and set up the doors thereof, and the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
And next unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of 19Gibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the 20throne of the governor on this side 21the river.
Next unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah the son 22of one of the apothecaries, and they 23fortified Jerusalem unto the broad wall.
And next unto them repaired Rephaiah the son of Hur, the ruler of the 24half part of Jerusalem.
And next unto them repaired Jedaiah the son of Harumaph, even over against his house. And next unto him repaired Hattush the son of Hashabniah.
Malchijah the son of Harim, and Hashub the son of Pahath-moab, repaired 25the other piece, and the 26tower of the furnaces.
And next unto him repaired Shallum the son of 27Halohesh, the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem, he and his daughters.
The valley gate repaired Hanun, and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and a thousand cubits on the wall unto the 28dung gate.
But the dung gate repaired Malchiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part of 29Beth-haccerem; he built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Col-hozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and the wall of the pool of 30Siloah by the king's garden, and unto the 31stairs that go down from the city of David.
After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of Beth-zur, unto the place over against the sepulchres of David, and to the 32pool that was made, and unto the house of the 33mighty.
After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah, 34in his part.
After him repaired their brethren, Bavai the son of Henadad, the ruler of the half part of Keilah.
And next to him repaired Ezer the son of Jeshua, the ruler of Mizpah, 35another piece over against the going up to the armoury 36at the turning of the wall.
After him Baruch the son of 37Zabbai 38earnestly repaired the other piece, from the turning of the wall unto the door of the house of Eliashib the high priest.
After him repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah the son of 39Koz another piece, from the door of the house of Eliashib even to the end of the house of Eliashib.
And after him repaired the priests, the men of the 40plain.
41After him repaired Benjamin and Hashub over against their house. After him repaired Azariah the son of Maaseiah the son of Ananiah by his house.
After him repaired Binnui the son of Henadad another piece, from the house of Azariah unto the turning of the wall, even unto 42the corner.
Palal the son of Uzai, 43over against the turning of the wall, and the tower which 44lieth out from the king's high house, that was by the court of the 45prison. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.
Moreover the 46Nethinims dwelt in 47Ophel, 48unto the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out.
After them the 49Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel.
50From above the horse gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.
After them repaired Zadok the son of Immer over against his house. After him repaired also Shemaiah the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of the 51east gate.
After 52him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the 53sixth son of Zalaph, 54another piece. After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.
After him repaired Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto the place of the Nethinims, and of the merchants, over against the gate 55Miphkad, and to the going up of the corner.
And between the going up of the corner unto the sheep gate repaired the goldsmiths and the merchants.