Nehemiah 3:29

29 Next to them, Zadok son of Immer made repairs opposite his house. Next to him, Shemaiah son of Shekaniah, the guard at the East Gate, made repairs.

Read Nehemiah 3:29 Using Other Translations

After them repaired Zadok the son of Immer over against his house. After him repaired also Shemaiah the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of the east gate.
After them Zadok the son of Immer repaired opposite his own house. After him Shemaiah the son of Shecaniah, the keeper of the East Gate, repaired.
Next Zadok son of Immer also rebuilt the wall across from his own house, and beyond him was Shemaiah son of Shecaniah, the gatekeeper of the East Gate.

What does Nehemiah 3:29 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Nehemiah 3:29

After them repaired Zadok the son of Immer, over against his
After the last of the priests, this begun where they ended, and repaired as far as his house reached; and being, perhaps, a person of some note, his house might be a large one:

after him repaired also Shemaiah, the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of
the east gate;
that is, of the temple; for the gates of the city having been burnt so long, it cannot be thought there should be a keeper of any of them.

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