Nehemiah 3:27
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New Living Translation
Then came the people of Tekoa, who repaired another section across from the great projecting tower and over to the wall of Ophel.

King James Bible
After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel.

Darby Bible Translation
After him the Tekoites repaired a second piece, over against the great tower which lies out, as far as the wall of Ophel.

World English Bible
After him the Tekoites repaired another portion, over against the great tower that stands out, and to the wall of Ophel.

Young's Literal Translation
After him have the Tekoites strengthened, a second measure, from over-against the great tower that goeth out, and unto the wall of Ophel.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:27 Tekoites - The same spoken of before, who having dispatched their first share sooner than their brethren, freely offered to supply the defects of others, who, as it seems, neglected that part of the work which had been committed to them. And this their double diligence is noted both for the greater shame of their nobles, who would not do any part of it, and for their own honour, who were so far from being corrupted by that bad example, that they were quickened to greater zeal and industry in this pious work.

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Ezra-Nehemiah
Some of the most complicated problems in Hebrew history as well as in the literary criticism of the Old Testament gather about the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Apart from these books, all that we know of the origin and early history of Judaism is inferential. They are our only historical sources for that period; and if in them we have, as we seem to have, authentic memoirs, fragmentary though they be, written by the two men who, more than any other, gave permanent shape and direction to Judaism, then
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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