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Nehemiah 3
New Living Translation

Rebuilding the Wall of Jerusalem

3Then Eliashib the high priest and the other priests started to rebuild at the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and set up its doors, building the wall as far as the Tower of the Hundred, which they dedicated, and the Tower of Hananel.H475H1419H3548H6965H251H3548H1129H6629H8179H6942H5975H1817H4026H3968H6942H4026H2606 2People from the town of Jericho worked next to them, and beyond them was Zaccur son of Imri.H3027H1129H582H3405H1129H2139H1121H566 3The Fish Gate was built by the sons of Hassenaah. They laid the beams, set up its doors, and installed its bolts and bars.H1709H8179H1121H5570H1129H7136H5975H1817H4514H1280 4Meremoth son of Uriah and grandson of Hakkoz repaired the next section of wall. Beside him were Meshullam son of Berekiah and grandson of Meshezabel, and then Zadok son of Baana.H3027H2388H4822H1121H223H1121H6976H3027H2388H4918H1121H1296H1121H4898H3027H2388H6659H1121H1195 5Next were the people from Tekoa, though their leaders refused to work with the construction supervisors.H3027H8621H2388H117H935H6677H5656H113 6The Old City Gate was repaired by Joiada son of Paseah and Meshullam son of Besodeiah. They laid the beams, set up its doors, and installed its bolts and bars.H3465H8179H2388H3111H1121H6454H4918H1121H1152H7136H5975H1817H4514H1280 7Next to them were Melatiah from Gibeon, Jadon from Meronoth, people from Gibeon, and people from Mizpah, the headquarters of the governor of the province west of the Euphrates River.H3027H2388H4424H1393H3036H4824H582H1391H4709H3678H6346H5676H5104 8Next was Uzziel son of Harhaiah, a goldsmith by trade, who also worked on the wall. Beyond him was Hananiah, a manufacturer of perfumes. They left out a section of Jerusalem as they built the Broad Wall.H3027H2388H5816H1121H2736H6884H3027H2388H2608H1121H7546H5800H3389H7342H2346 9Rephaiah son of Hur, the leader of half the district of Jerusalem, was next to them on the wall.H3027H2388H7509H1121H2354H8269H2677H6418H3389 10Next Jedaiah son of Harumaph repaired the wall across from his own house, and next to him was Hattush son of Hashabneiah.H3027H2388H3042H1121H2739H1004H3027H2388H2407H1121H2813 11Then came Malkijah son of Harim and Hasshub son of Pahath-moab, who repaired another section of the wall and the Tower of the Ovens.H4441H1121H2766H2815H1121H6355H2388H8145H4060H4026H8574 12Shallum son of Hallohesh and his daughters repaired the next section. He was the leader of the other half of the district of Jerusalem.H3027H2388H7967H1121H3873H8269H2677H6418H3389H1323 13The Valley Gate was repaired by the people from Zanoah, led by Hanun. They set up its doors and installed its bolts and bars. They also repaired the 1,500 feet of wall to the Dung Gate.H1516H8179H2388H2586H3427H2182H1129H5975H1817H4514H1280H505H520H2346H830H8179 14The Dung Gate was repaired by Malkijah son of Recab, the leader of the Beth-hakkerem district. He rebuilt it, set up its doors, and installed its bolts and bars.H830H8179H2388H4441H1121H7394H8269H6418H1021H1129H5975H1817H4514H1280 15The Fountain Gate was repaired by Shallum son of Col-hozeh, the leader of the Mizpah district. He rebuilt it, roofed it, set up its doors, and installed its bolts and bars. Then he repaired the wall of the pool of Siloam near the king's garden, and he rebuilt the wall as far as the stairs that descend from the City of David.H8179H5869H2388H7968H1121H3626H8269H6418H4709H1129H2926H5975H1817H4514H1280H2346H1295H7975H4428H1588H4609H3381H5892H1732 16Next to him was Nehemiah son of Azbuk, the leader of half the district of Beth-zur. He rebuilt the wall from a place across from the tombs of David's family as far as the water reservoir and the House of the Warriors.H310H2388H5166H1121H5802H8269H2677H6418H1049H6913H1732H1295H6213H1004H1368 17Next to him, repairs were made by a group of Levites working under the supervision of Rehum son of Bani. Then came Hashabiah, the leader of half the district of Keilah, who supervised the building of the wall on behalf of his own district.H310H2388H3881H7348H1121H1137H3027H2388H2811H8269H2677H6418H7084H6418 18Next down the line were his countrymen led by Binnui son of Henadad, the leader of the other half of the district of Keilah.H310H2388H251H942H1121H2582H8269H2677H6418H7084 19Next to them, Ezer son of Jeshua, the leader of Mizpah, repaired another section of wall across from the ascent to the armory near the angle in the wall.H3027H2388H5829H1121H3442H8269H4709H8145H4060H5927H5402H4740 20Next to him was Baruch son of Zabbai, who zealously repaired an additional section from the angle to the door of the house of Eliashib the high priest.H310H1263H1121H2079H2734H2388H8145H4060H4740H6607H1004H475H1419H3548 21Meremoth son of Uriah and grandson of Hakkoz rebuilt another section of the wall extending from the door of Eliashib's house to the end of the house.H310H2388H4822H1121H223H1121H6976H8145H4060H6607H1004H475H8503H1004H475 22The next repairs were made by the priests from the surrounding region.H310H2388H3548H582H3603 23After them, Benjamin and Hasshub repaired the section across from their house, and Azariah son of Maaseiah and grandson of Ananiah repaired the section across from his house.H310H2388H1144H2815H1004H310H2388H5838H1121H4641H1121H6055H681H1004 24Next was Binnui son of Henadad, who rebuilt another section of the wall from Azariah's house to the angle and the corner.H310H2388H1131H1121H2582H8145H4060H1004H5838H4740H6438 25Palal son of Uzai carried on the work from a point opposite the angle and the tower that projects up from the king's upper house beside the court of the guard. Next to him were Pedaiah son of Parosh,H6420H1121H186H4740H4026H3318H4428H5945H1004H2691H4307H310H6305H1121H6551 26with the Temple servants living on the hill of Ophel, who repaired the wall as far as a point across from the Water Gate to the east and the projecting tower.H5411H3427H6077H4325H8179H4217H4026H3318 27Then came the people of Tekoa, who repaired another section across from the great projecting tower and over to the wall of Ophel.H310H8621H2388H8145H4060H1419H4026H3318H2346H6077 28Above the Horse Gate, the priests repaired the wall. Each one repaired the section immediately across from his own house.H5483H8179H2388H3548H376H5048H1004 29Next 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.H310H2388H6659H1121H564H1004H310H2388H8098H1121H7935H8104H4217H8179 30Next Hananiah son of Shelemiah and Hanun, the sixth son of Zalaph, repaired another section, while Meshullam son of Berekiah rebuilt the wall across from where he lived.H310H2388H2608H1121H8018H2586H8345H1121H6764H8145H4060H310H2388H4918H1121H1296H5393 31Malkijah, one of the goldsmiths, repaired the wall as far as the housing for the Temple servants and merchants, across from the Inspection Gate. Then he continued as far as the upper room at the corner.H310H2388H4441H6885H1121H1004H5411H7402H8179H4663H5944H6438 32The other goldsmiths and merchants repaired the wall from that corner to the Sheep Gate.H5944H6438H6629H8179H2388H6884H7402


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