Nehemiah 3:1 NIV

Builders of the Wall

1 Eliashib the high priest and his fellow priests went to work and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and set its doors in place, building as far as the Tower of the Hundred, which they dedicated, and as far as the Tower of Hananel.

References for Nehemiah 3:1

Study tools for Nehemiah 3:1

  • a 3:5 - Or "their Lord" or "the governor"
  • b 3:6 - Or "Old"
  • c 3:13 - That is, about 1,500 feet or about 450 meters
  • d 3:15 - Hebrew "Shelah," a variant of "Shiloah," that is, Siloam
  • e 3:16 - Hebrew; Septuagint, some Vulgate manuscripts and Syriac "tomb"
  • f 3:18 - Two Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac (see also Septuagint and verse 24); most Hebrew manuscripts "Bavvai"