Nehemiah 3:25

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

Nehemiah 3:25 Meaning and Commentary

Nehemiah 3:25

Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall,
&c.] Who dwelt there, and so repaired what was right against him:

and the tower which lieth out from the king's high house:
which might be built for prospect, or his upper house:

that was by the court of the prison;
and we often read in Jeremiah of the court of the prison being in or near the king's house, see ( Jeremiah 32:2 ) ,

after him Pedaiah the son of Parosh;
went on from hence with the repair.

Nehemiah 3:25 In-Context

23 After him repaired Benjamin and Hashub over against their house. After him repaired Azariah the son of Maaseiah the son of Ananiah by his house.
24 After him repaired Binnui the son of Henadad another piece, from the house of Azariah unto the turning of the wall, even unto the corner.
25 Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall, and the tower which lieth out from the king's high house, that was by the court of the prison. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.
26 Moreover the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, unto the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out.
27 After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel.