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Nehemiah 3 (New American Standard)

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Builders of the Walls

1 Then 1Eliashib the high priest arose with his brothers the priests and built 2the Sheep Gate; they consecrated it and 3hung its doors. They consecrated athe wall to 4the Tower of the Hundred and 5the Tower of Hananel. 2 Next to him 6the men of Jericho built, and next to bthem Zaccur the son of Imri built. 3 Now the sons of Hassenaah built 7the Fish Gate; they laid its beams and hung its doors with its bolts and bars. 4 Next to them Meremoth the son of Uriah the son of Hakkoz made repairs. And next to him Meshullam the son of Berechiah the son of Meshezabel made repairs. And next to chim Zadok the son of Baana also made repairs. 5 Moreover, next to dhim the Tekoites made repairs, but their nobles did not esupport the work of their masters. 6 Joiada the son of Paseah and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah repaired 8the Old Gate; they laid its beams and hung its doors with its bolts and its bars. 7 Next to them Melatiah the Gibeonite and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon and of Mizpah, falso made repairs for the official seat of the 9governor of the province beyond the River. 8 Next to him Uzziel the son of Harhaiah of the 10goldsmiths made repairs. And next to him Hananiah, one of the perfumers, made repairs, and they restored Jerusalem as far as 11the Broad Wall. 9 Next to them Rephaiah the son of Hur, 12the official of half the district of Jerusalem, made repairs. 10 Next to them Jedaiah the son of Harumaph made repairs opposite his house. And next to him Hattush the son of Hashabneiah made repairs. 11 Malchijah the son of Harim and Hasshub the son of Pahath-moab repaired another section and 13the Tower of Furnaces. 12 Next to him Shallum the son of Hallohesh, 14the official of half the district of Jerusalem, made repairs, he and his daughters. 13 Hanun and the inhabitants of Zanoah repaired 15the Valley Gate. They built it and hung its doors with its bolts and its bars, and a thousand cubits of the wall to the gRefuse Gate. 14 Malchijah the son of Rechab, the official of the district of 16Beth-haccherem repaired the h17Refuse Gate. He built it and hung its doors with its bolts and its bars. 15 Shallum the son of Col-hozeh, the official of the district of Mizpah, 18repaired the Fountain Gate. He built it, covered it and hung its doors with its bolts and its bars, and the wall of the Pool of Shelah at 19the king's garden as far as 20the steps that descend from the city of David. 16 After him Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, 21official of half the district of Beth-zur, made repairs as far as a point opposite the tombs of David, and as far as 22the artificial pool and the house of the mighty men. 17 After him the Levites carried out repairs under Rehum the son of Bani. Next to him Hashabiah, the official of half the district of Keilah, carried out repairs for his district. 18 After him their brothers carried out repairs under Bavvai the son of Henadad, official of the other half of the district of Keilah. 19 Next to him Ezer the son of Jeshua, 23the official of Mizpah, repaired ianother section in front of the ascent of the armory 24at the Angle. 20 After him Baruch the son of Zabbai zealously repaired another section, from the Angle to the doorway of the house of 25Eliashib the high priest. 21 After him Meremoth the son of Uriah the son of Hakkoz repaired another section, from the doorway of Eliashib's house even as far as the end of jhis house. 22 After him the priests, 26the men of the kvalley, carried out repairs. 23 After lthem Benjamin and Hasshub carried out repairs in front of their house. After mthem Azariah the son of Maaseiah, son of Ananiah, carried out repairs beside his house. 24 After him Binnui the son of Henadad repaired another section, from the house of Azariah as far as 27the Angle and as far as the corner. 25 Palal the son of Uzai made repairs in front of the Angle and the tower projecting from the upper house of the king, which is by 28the court of the guard. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh made repairs. 26 29The temple servants living in 30Ophel made repairs as far as the front of 31the Water Gate toward the east and the projecting tower. 27 After nthem 32the Tekoites repaired another section in front of the great projecting tower and as far as the wall of Ophel. 28 Above 33the Horse Gate the priests carried out repairs, each in front of his house. 29 After othem Zadok the son of Immer carried out repairs in front of his house. And after him Shemaiah the son of Shecaniah, the keeper of the East Gate, carried out repairs. 30 After him Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, repaired another section. After him Meshullam the son of Berechiah carried out repairs in front of his own pquarters. 31 After him Malchijah, qone of 34the goldsmiths, carried out repairs as far as the house of the temple servants and of the merchants, in front of the rInspection Gate and as far as the upper room of the corner. 32 Between the upper room of the corner and 35the Sheep Gate the goldsmiths and the merchants carried out repairs.
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