New Living Translation
with the Temple servants living on the hill of Ophel, who repaired the wall as far as a point across from the Water Gate to 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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CommentaryNehemiah 3:26 Parallel Commentaries
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
2 Chronicles 27:3
Jotham rebuilt the upper gate of the Temple of the LORD. He also did extensive rebuilding on the wall at the hill of Ophel.
The descendants of the following Temple servants returned from exile: Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,
all the people assembled with a unified purpose at the square just inside the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the LORD had given for Israel to obey.
The Temple servants, however, whose leaders were Ziha and Gishpa, all lived on the hill of Ophel.
At the Fountain Gate they went straight up the steps on the ascent of the city wall toward the City of David. They passed the house of David and then proceeded to the Water Gate on the east.
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