Nehemiah 11:21
New International Version
The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them.

New Living Translation
The Temple servants, however, whose leaders were Ziha and Gishpa, all lived on the hill of Ophel.

English Standard Version
But the temple servants lived on Ophel; and Ziha and Gishpa were over the temple servants.

Berean Study Bible
The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, with Ziha and Gishpa over them.

King James Bible
But the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinims.

New King James Version
But the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel. And Ziha and Gishpa were over the Nethinim.

New American Standard Bible
But the temple servants were living in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of the temple servants.

NASB 1995
But the temple servants were living in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of the temple servants.

NASB 1977
But the temple servants were living in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of the temple servants.

Amplified Bible
But the temple servants were living in Ophel; Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of the temple servants.

Christian Standard Bible
The temple servants lived on Ophel; Ziha and Gishpa supervised the temple servants.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The temple servants lived on Ophel; Ziha and Gishpa supervised the temple servants.

American Standard Version
But the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gishpa were over the Nethinim.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And their Servants lived, each man, by his cultivation and by his plough.

Contemporary English Version
But the temple workers lived in the section of Jerusalem known as Ophel, and the two men in charge of them were Ziha and Gishpa.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Nathinites, that dwelt in Ophel, and Siaha, and Gaspha of the Nathinites.

English Revised Version
But the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gishpa were over the Nethinim.

Good News Translation
The Temple workers lived in the part of Jerusalem called Ophel and worked under the supervision of Ziha and Gishpa.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the temple servants lived on Mount Ophel with Ziha and Gishpa in charge of them.

International Standard Version
but the Temple Servants lived on Ophel. Ziha and Gishpa oversaw the Temple Servants.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel; and Ziha and Gishpa were over the Nethinim.

Literal Standard Version
and the Nethinim are dwelling in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa [are] over the Nethinim.

NET Bible
The temple attendants were living on Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were over them.

New Heart English Bible
But the temple servants lived on Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of the temple servants.

World English Bible
But the Nethinim lived in Ophel: and Ziha and Gishpa were over the Nethinim.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Nethinim are dwelling in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa are over the Nethinim.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Residents Outside Jerusalem
20The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the villages of Judah, each on his own inheritance. 21The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, with Ziha and Gishpa over them. 22Now the overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica. He was one of Asaph’s descendants, who were the singers in charge of the service of the house of God.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 9:2
Now the first to resettle their own property in their cities were Israelites, priests, Levites, and temple servants.

Nehemiah 3:26
and the temple servants living on the hill of Ophel made repairs opposite the Water Gate toward the east and the tower that juts out.


Treasury of Scripture

But the Nethinims dwelled in Ophel: and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinims.

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Nehemiah 3:26,31
Moreover the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, unto the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out…

2 Chronicles 27:3
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

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(21) Ophel.--The Nethinims on the promontory of Ophel were either within or without the city, according as the one wall or the other was taken. Here they are regarded as outside.

Verse 21. - The Nethinims dwelt in Ophel. See above, ch. 3:26 Ophel, the southern prolongation of the temple hill, was a sort of suburb of Jerusalem, sometimes reckoned as part of the city, sometimes as distinct from it. It was a convenient position for the Nethinims, who were employed in menial offices about the temple. Ziha seems to represent the leading Nethinim family (Ezra 2:43; Nehemiah 7:46).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The temple servants
וְהַנְּתִינִ֖ים (wə·han·nə·ṯî·nîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5411: The Nethinim, Temple-servants

lived
יֹשְׁבִ֣ים (yō·šə·ḇîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

on the hill of Ophel,
בָּעֹ֑פֶל (bā·‘ō·p̄el)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6077: Ophel -- a fortified mound or hill in Jerusalem

with Ziha
וְצִיחָ֥א (wə·ṣî·ḥā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6727: Ziha -- an overseer of Nethinim, also an Israelite family

and Gishpa
וְגִשְׁפָּ֖א (wə·ḡiš·pā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1658: Gishpa -- one of the Nethinim

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

[them].
הַנְּתִינִֽים׃ (han·nə·ṯî·nîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5411: The Nethinim, Temple-servants


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