Builders of the Wall
3:1 Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his
brethren the priests, and they builded the sheep gate; they
sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the
tower of Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel.
3:2 And next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And next
to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.
3:3 But the fish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build, who
also laid the beams thereof, and set up the doors thereof,
the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
3:4 And next unto them repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah,
the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired Meshullam the
son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them
repaired Zadok the son of Baana.
3:5 And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their
nobles put not their necks to the work of their LORD.
3:6 Moreover the old gate repaired Jehoiada the son of
Paseah, and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah; they laid the
beams thereof, and set up the doors thereof, and the locks
thereof, and the bars thereof.
3:7 And next unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and
Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah,
unto the throne of the governor on this side the river.
3:8 Next unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of
the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah the son
of one of the apothecaries, and they fortified Jerusalem
unto the broad wall.
3:9 And next unto them repaired Rephaiah the son of Hur,
the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem.
3:10 And next unto them repaired Jedaiah the son of
Harumaph, even over against his house. And next unto him
repaired Hattush the son of Hashabniah.
3:11 Malchijah the son of Harim, and Hashub the son of
Pahathmoab, repaired the other piece, and the tower of the
3:12 And next unto him repaired Shallum the son of Halohesh,
the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem, he and his
3:13 The valley gate repaired Hanun, and the inhabitants of
Zanoah; they built it, and set up the doors thereof, the
locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and a thousand cubits
on the wall unto the dung gate.
3:14 But the dung gate repaired Malchiah the son of Rechab,
the ruler of part of Bethhaccerem; he built it, and set up
the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
3:15 But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son
of Colhozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and
covered it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof,
and the bars thereof, and the wall of the pool of Siloah by
the king's garden, and unto the stairs that go down from the
city of David.
3:16 After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the
ruler of the half part of Bethzur, unto the place over
against the sepulchres of David, and to the pool that was
made, and unto the house of the mighty.
3:17 After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani.
Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part
of Keilah, in his part.
3:18 After him repaired their brethren, Bavai the son of
Henadad, the ruler of the half part of Keilah.
3:19 And next to him repaired Ezer the son of Jeshua, the
ruler of Mizpah, another piece over against the going up to
the armoury at the turning of the wall.
3:20 After him Baruch the son of Zabbai earnestly repaired
the other piece, from the turning of the wall unto the door
of the house of Eliashib the high priest.
3:21 After him repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah the son
of Koz another piece, from the door of the house of Eliashib
even to the end of the house of Eliashib.
3:22 And after him repaired the priests, the men of the
3:23 After him repaired Benjamin and Hashub over against
their house. After him repaired Azariah the son of Maaseiah
the son of Ananiah by his house.
3:24 After him repaired Binnui the son of Henadad another
piece, from the house of Azariah unto the turning of the
wall, even unto the corner.
3:25 Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the
wall, and the tower which lieth out from the king's high
house, that was by the court of the prison. After him
Pedaiah the son of Parosh.
3:26 Moreover the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, unto the place
over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower
that lieth out.
3:27 After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over
against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall
3:28 From above the horse gate repaired the priests, every
one over against his house.
3:29 After them repaired Zadok the son of Immer over
against his house. After him repaired also Shemaiah the son
of Shechaniah, the keeper of the east gate.
3:30 After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and
Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him
repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his
3:31 After him repaired Malchiah the goldsmith's son unto
the place of the Nethinims, and of the merchants, over
against the gate Miphkad, and to the going up of the corner.
3:32 And between the going up of the corner unto the sheep
gate repaired the goldsmiths and the merchants.