Nehemiah 3:28

28 Above the Horse Gate, the priests made repairs, each in front of his own house.

Read Nehemiah 3:28 Using Other Translations

From above the horse gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.
Above the Horse Gate the priests repaired, each one opposite his own house.
Above the Horse Gate, the priests repaired the wall. Each one repaired the section immediately across from his own house.

What does Nehemiah 3:28 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Nehemiah 3:28

From above the horse gate repaired the priests
So called, either because near it were stables for horses; or through it horses were led to be watered at the brook of Kidron, to which it was near; or to be exercised in the valley; Josephus F3 speaks of the "hippie", or horse tower, which might be near it:

everyone over against his house;
for it seems there was a row of houses in which the priests dwelt, and each of them repaired as much of the wall as was right against his house.


FOOTNOTES:

F3 Ut supra. (De Bello Jud. l. 5. c. 4. sect. 2, 3.)
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