Nehemiah 3:27
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King James Version
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.

Nehemiah 3:27 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

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

Scofield Reference Notes

Margin Ophel

Trans. "tower," 2Ki 5:24 2Chr 27:3 33:14. Perhaps part of the fort called Millo, 1Ki 9:15 2Chr 32:5.Nehemiah 3:27 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Divers Matters.
I. Beth-cerem, Nehemiah 3:14. "The stones, as well of the altar, as of the ascent to the altar, were from the valley of Beth-cerem, which they digged out beneath the barren land. And thence they are wont to bring whole stones, upon which the working iron came not." The fathers of the traditions, treating concerning the blood of women's terms, reckon up five colours of it; among which that, "which is like the water of the earth, out of the valley of Beth-cerem."--Where the Gloss writes thus, "Beth-cerem
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Some Buildings in Acra. Bezeiha. Millo.
Mount Sion did not thrust itself so far eastward as mount Acra: and hence it is, that mount Moriah is said, by Josephus, to be "situate over-against Acra," rather than over-against the Upper City: for, describing Acra thus, which we produced before, "There is another hill, called Acra, which bears the Lower City upon it, steep on both sides": in the next words he subjoins this, "Over-against this was a third hill," speaking of Moriah. The same author thus describes the burning of the Lower City:
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The Girdle of the City. Nehemiah 3
The beginning of the circumference was from 'the sheep-gate.' That, we suppose, was seated on the south part, yet but little removed from that corner, which looks south-east. Within was the pool of Bethesda, famous for healings. Going forward, on the south part, was the tower Meah: and beyond that, "the tower of Hananeel": in the Chaldee paraphrast it is, 'The tower Piccus,' Zechariah 14:10; Piccus, Jeremiah 31:38.--I should suspect that to be, the Hippic tower, were not that placed on the north
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

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