Nehemiah 3:1-11 NIV

Builders of the Wall

1 Eliashib1 the high priest and his fellow priests went to work and rebuilt2 the Sheep Gate.3 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.4

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2 The men of Jericho5 built the adjoining section, and Zaccur son of Imri built next to them.

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3 The Fish Gate6 was rebuilt by the sons of Hassenaah. They laid its beams and put its doors and bolts and bars in place.

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4 Meremoth7 son of Uriah, the son of Hakkoz, repaired the next section. Next to him Meshullam son of Berekiah, the son of Meshezabel, made repairs, and next to him Zadok son of Baana also made repairs.

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5 The next section was repaired by the men of Tekoa,8 but their nobles would not put their shoulders to the work under their supervisors.a

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    • a 3:5 - Or "their Lord" or "the governor"
      6 The Jeshanahb Gate9 was repaired by Joiada son of Paseah and Meshullam son of Besodeiah. They laid its beams and put its doors and bolts and bars in place.

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      7 Next to them, repairs were made by men from Gibeon10 and Mizpah--Melatiah of Gibeon and Jadon of Meronoth--places under the authority of the governor of Trans-Euphrates.

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      8 Uzziel son of Harhaiah, one of the goldsmiths, repaired the next section; and Hananiah, one of the perfume-makers, made repairs next to that. They restoredc Jerusalem as far as the Broad Wall.11

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        • c 3:8 - Or "They left out part of"
          9 Rephaiah son of Hur, ruler of a half-district of Jerusalem, repaired the next section.
          10 Adjoining this, Jedaiah son of Harumaph made repairs opposite his house, and Hattush son of Hashabneiah made repairs next to him.
          11 Malkijah son of Harim and Hasshub son of Pahath-Moab repaired another section and the Tower of the Ovens.12

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