New International Version
and the temple servants living on the hill of Ophel made repairs up to a point opposite the Water Gate toward the east and the projecting tower.
King James Bible
Moreover the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, unto the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out.
Darby Bible Translation
(Now the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel, even over against the water-gate toward the east, and the tower which lies out.)
World English Bible
(Now the Nethinim lived in Ophel, to the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that stands out.)
Young's Literal Translation
And the Nethinim have been dwelling in Ophel, unto over-against the water-gate at the east, and the tower that goeth out.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The priests, the men of the plain - Some of the officers of the temple, particularly the singers, dwelt in the plain country round about Jerusalem, Nehemiah 12:28; and it is likely that several of the priests dwelt in the same place.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
dwelt, etc. or, which dwelt in Ophel, repaired unto. Ophel. or, the tower
the water (The water gate is supposed to have been that by which the Nethinim brought in water for the use of the temple.)
Library'Over against his House'
'The priests repaired every one over against his house.'--NEH. iii. 28. The condition of our great cities has lately been forced upon public attention, and all kinds of men have been offering their panaceas. I am not about to enter upon that discussion, but I am glad to seize the opportunity of saying one or two things which I think very much need to be said to individual Christian people about their duty in the matter. 'Every man over against his house' is the principle I desire to commend to you …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Some Buildings in Acra. Bezeiha. Millo.
2 Chronicles 27:3
Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the temple of the LORD and did extensive work on the wall at the hill of Ophel.
The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,
all the people came together as one in the square before the Water Gate. They told Ezra the teacher of the Law to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded for Israel.
The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them.
At the Fountain Gate they continued directly up the steps of the City of David on the ascent to the wall and passed above the site of David's palace to the Water Gate on the east.
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