Nehemiah 7:3 NIV

3 I said to them, “The gates of Jerusalem are not to be opened until the sun is hot. While the gatekeepers are still on duty, have them shut the doors and bar them. Also appoint residents of Jerusalem as guards, some at their posts and some near their own houses.”

Study tools for Nehemiah 7:3

  • a 7:68 - Some Hebrew manuscripts (see also Ezra 2:66); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have this verse.
  • b 7:70 - That is, about 19 pounds or about 8.4 kilograms
  • c 7:71 - That is, about 375 pounds or about 170 kilograms; also in verse 72
  • d 7:71 - That is, about 1 1/3 tons or about 1.2 metric tons
  • e 7:72 - That is, about 1 1/4 tons or about 1.1 metric tons