Nehemiah 2

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The Book of Nehemiah

Chapter 3

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Then Eliashib the high priest rose up4 with his brethren the priests, and they builded4 the sheep gate; they sanctified14 it, and set up55 the doors of it; even unto the tower of Meah they sanctified14 it, unto the tower of Hananeel.

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And next unto him builded1 the men of Jericho. And next to them builded1 Zaccur the son of Imri.

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But the fish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build,1 who [also] laid the beams14 thereof, and set up55 the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.

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And next unto them repaired52 Meremoth the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired52 Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired52 Zadok the son of Baana.

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And next unto them the Tekoites repaired;52 but their nobles put52 not their necks to the work of their Lord.

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Moreover the old gate repaired52 Jehoiada the son of Paseah, and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah; they laid the beams14 thereof, and set up55 the doors thereof, and the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.

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And next unto them repaired52 Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the throne of the governor on this side the river.

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Next unto him repaired52 Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths.6 Next unto him also repaired52 Hananiah the son of [one of] the apothecaries, and they fortified4 Jerusalem unto the broad wall.

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And next unto them repaired52 Rephaiah the son of Hur, the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem.

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And next unto them repaired52 Jedaiah the son of Harumaph, even over against his house. And next unto him repaired52 Hattush the son of Hashabniah.

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Malchijah the son of Harim, and Hashub the son of Pahathmoab, repaired52 the other piece, and the tower of the furnaces.

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And next unto him repaired52 Shallum the son of Halohesh, the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem, he and his daughters.

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The valley gate repaired52 Hanun, and the inhabitants6 of Zanoah; they built1 it, and set up55 the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and a thousand cubits on the wall unto the dung gate.

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But the dung gate repaired52 Malchiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part of Bethhaccerem; 3754 1021 he built4 it, and set up55 the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.

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But the gate of the fountain repaired52 Shallun the son of Colhozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built4 it, and covered17 it, and set up55 the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and the wall of the pool of Siloah by the king's garden, and unto the stairs that go down6 from the city of David.

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After him repaired52 Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of Bethzur, unto [the place] over against the sepulchres of David, and to the pool that was made,7 and unto the house of the mighty.

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After him repaired52 the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him repaired52 Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah, in his part.

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After him repaired52 their brethren, Bavai the son of Henadad, the ruler of the half part of Keilah.

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And next to him repaired17 Ezer the son of Jeshua, the ruler of Mizpah, another piece over against the going up2 to the armoury at the turning [of the wall].

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After him Baruch the son of Zabbai earnestly52 repaired52 the other piece, from the turning [of the wall] unto the door of the house of Eliashib the high priest.

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After him repaired52 Meremoth the son of Urijah the son of Koz another piece, from the door of the house of Eliashib even to the end of the house of Eliashib.

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And after him repaired52 the priests, the men of the plain.

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After him repaired52 Benjamin and Hashub over against their house. After him repaired52 Azariah the son of Maaseiah the son of Ananiah by his house.

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After him repaired52 Binnui the son of Henadad another piece, from the house of Azariah unto the turning [of the wall], even unto the corner.

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Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning [of the wall], and the tower which lieth out6 from the king's high house, that [was] by the court of the prison. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.

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Moreover the Nethinims dwelt6 in Ophel, 6076 unto [the place] over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out.6

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After them the Tekoites repaired52 another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out,6 even unto the wall of Ophel. 6076

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From above the horse gate repaired52 the priests, every one over against his house.

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After them repaired52 Zadok the son of Immer over against his house. After him repaired52 also Shemaiah the son of Shechaniah, the keeper6 of the east gate.

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After him repaired52 Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him repaired52 Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.

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After him repaired52 Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto the place of the Nethinims, and of the merchants,6 over against the gate Miphkad, 4663 and to the going up of the corner.

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And between the going up of the corner unto the sheep gate repaired52 the goldsmiths6 and the merchants.6

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