Nehemiah

Nehemiah 3 ©

The names and order of them that builded the wall.

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THEN aEliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they builded bthe sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of Meah they csanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel.

c De. 20.5. Ps. 30, title. Pr. 3.9.
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And 1next unto him builded the dmen of Jericho. And next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.

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But the efish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build, who also laid the beams thereof, and fset up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.

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And next unto them repaired gMeremoth the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.

g Ezr. 8.33. v.21.
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And next unto them the hTekoites repaired; but their nobles put inot their necks to the work of their Lord.

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Moreover the jold 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.

j ch. 12.39.
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And next unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of kGibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the lthrone of the governor on this side the river.

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Next unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah the son of one of the apothecaries, and they 2fortified Jerusalem unto the mbroad wall.

m ch. 12.38.
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And next unto them repaired Rephaiah the son of Hur, the ruler of the nhalf part of Jerusalem.

n v.12.
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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.

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oMalchijah the son of Harim, and Hashub the son of pPahath-moab, repaired the 3other piece, and the qtower of the furnaces.

p Ezr. 2.6; 8.4; 10.30. ch. 7.11.
q ch. 12.38.
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And next unto him repaired Shallum the son of Halohesh, the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem, he and rhis daughters.

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The svalley gate repaired Hanun, and the inhabitants of tZanoah; 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 udung gate.

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But the dung gate repaired Malchiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part of vBeth-haccerem; he built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.

v Je. 6.1.
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But the wgate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Col-hozeh, the ruler of part of xMizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and the wall of ythe pool of Siloah by the zking's garden, and unto athe stairs that go down from the bcity of David.

a ch. 12.37.
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After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of cBeth-zur, unto the place over against the dsepulchres of David, and to the epool that was made, and unto the fhouse of the mighty.

f Ca. 3.7.
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After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of gKeilah, in his part.

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After him repaired their brethren, Bavai the son of Henadad, the ruler of the half part of Keilah.

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And next to him repaired Ezer the son of Jeshua, the ruler of hMizpah, another piece over against the going up to ithe armoury at the turning of the wall.

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After him Baruch the son of 4Zabbai jearnestly repaired the other piece, from the kturning of the wall unto the door of the house of Eliashib the high priest.

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After him repaired lMeremoth the son of Urijah the son of mKoz another piece, from the door of the house of Eliashib even to the end of the house of Eliashib.

l v.4.
m Ezr. 2.61. ch. 7.63.
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And after him repaired the priests, the men of nthe plain.

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After him repaired Benjamin and Hashub over against their house. After him repaired Azariah the son of oMaaseiah the son of Ananiah by his house.

o ch. 8.4,7.
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After him repaired Binnui the son of Henadad another piece, from the house of Azariah unto the pturning of the wall, even unto the corner.

p v.20.
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Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall, and the tower which lieth out from qthe king's high house, that was by the court of the prison. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.

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Moreover the rNethinims 5dwelt in 6Ophel, unto the place over against the swater gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out.

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After them the tTekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel.

t v.5.
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From above the uhorse gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.

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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 veast gate.

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After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him repaired wMeshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.

w v.4.
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After him repaired Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto the place of the Nethinims, and of the merchants, over against the gate Miphkad, and to the 7going up of the corner.

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And between the going up of the corner unto the xsheep gate repaired the goldsmiths and the merchants.

x v.1. ch. 12.39. Jn. 5.2.