Nehemiah 3:2
New International Version
The men of Jericho built the adjoining section, and Zakkur son of Imri built next to them.

New Living Translation
People from the town of Jericho worked next to them, and beyond them was Zaccur son of Imri.

English Standard Version
And next to him the men of Jericho built. And next to them Zaccur the son of Imri built.

Berean Study Bible
The men of Jericho built next to Eliashib, and Zaccur son of Imri built next to them.

King James Bible
And next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.

New King James Version
Next to Eliashib the men of Jericho built. And next to them Zaccur the son of Imri built.

New American Standard Bible
And next to him the men of Jericho built, and next to them Zaccur the son of Imri built.

NASB 1995
Next to him the men of Jericho built, and next to them Zaccur the son of Imri built.

NASB 1977
And next to him the men of Jericho built, and next to them Zaccur the son of Imri built.

Amplified Bible
Next to Eliashib the men of Jericho built, and next to them Zaccur the son of Imri built.

Christian Standard Bible
The men of Jericho built next to Eliashib, and next to them Zaccur son of Imri built.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The men of Jericho built next to Eliashib, and next to them Zaccur son of Imri built.

American Standard Version
And next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And unto the border of the men of Yerikho, and unto the border of the children of Zabur, the children of Amri.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they builded by the side of the men of Jericho, and by the side of the sons of Zacchur, the son of Amari.

Contemporary English Version
The people of Jericho rebuilt the next section of the wall, and Zaccur son of Imri rebuilt the section after that.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And next to him the men of Jericho built: and next to them built Zachur the son of Amri.

English Revised Version
And next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.

Good News Translation
The men of Jericho built the next section. Zaccur son of Imri built the next section.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The men from Jericho were rebuilding next to Eliashib. Zaccur, son of Imri, was next to them.

International Standard Version
Men from Jericho did repairs next to him, and Imri's son Zaccur did repairs next to them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.

Literal Standard Version
and by his hand men of Jericho have built; and by their hand Zaccur son of Imri has built;

NET Bible
The men of Jericho built adjacent to it, and Zaccur son of Imri built adjacent to them.

New Heart English Bible
And the men of Jericho built next to him. And next to them Zaccur son of Imri built.

World English Bible
Next to him built the men of Jericho. Next to them built Zaccur the son of Imri.

Young's Literal Translation
and by his hand have men of Jericho built; and by their hand hath Zaccur son of Imri built;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Builders of the Walls
1At the Sheep Gate, Eliashib the high priest and his fellow priests began rebuilding. They dedicated it and installed its doors. After building as far as the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel, they dedicated the wall. 2The men of Jericho built next to Eliashib, and Zaccur son of Imri built next to them. 3The Fish Gate was rebuilt by the sons of Hassenaah. They laid its beams and installed its doors, bolts, and bars.…

Cross References
Nehemiah 7:36
the men of Jericho, 345;

Nehemiah 3:3
The Fish Gate was rebuilt by the sons of Hassenaah. They laid its beams and installed its doors, bolts, and bars.


Treasury of Scripture

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

next unto him.

Nehemiah 7:36
The children of Jericho, three hundred forty and five.

Ezra 2:34
The children of Jericho, three hundred forty and five.

Zaccur

Nehemiah 10:12
Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,









(2) Next unto him.--At his hand, the customary phrase throughout the chapter, indicating the order of the building, which, however, involves some difficulty towards the close. The phrase, as first used, does honour to the high priest, who must be supposed to have presided only over the religious ceremonial.

The men of Jericho.--At the point, it will be observed, opposite their own city.

Verse 2. - Next to Eliashib builded the men of Jericho, who were assigned the northeastern corner of the wall, as the part nearest to their own town. The inclusion of Jericho in the restored Judea had appeared from Ezra 2:34.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The men of Jericho
יְרֵח֑וֹ (yə·rê·ḥōw)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3405: Jericho -- a city in the Jordan Valley captured by Joshua

built
בָנ֖וּ (ḇā·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1129: To build

next to
וְעַל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Eliashib,
יָד֥וֹ (yā·ḏōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

and Zaccur
זַכּ֖וּר (zak·kūr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2139: Zaccur -- the name of several Israelites

son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Imri
אִמְרִֽי׃ (’im·rî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 566: Imri -- perhaps 'tall' or 'eloquent', an Israelite name

built
בָנָ֔ה (ḇā·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

next
וְעַל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

to them.
יָד֣וֹ (yā·ḏōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand


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