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Rebuilding the Wall- the workers and their work
3:1 Then Eli-Ashiv the Kohen HaGadol rose up with his brethren the Kohenim, and they builded the sheep sha'ar (שׁע); they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of me'ah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hanane-El.
3:2 And next unto him builded the men of Yericho. And next to them builded Zakkur Ben Imri.
3:3 But the fish sha'ar (שׁע) did benai 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 Meremot Ben Uriyah, ben Koz. And next unto them repaired Meshullam Ben Berekyah, ben Meshezav'el. And next unto them repaired Zadok Ben Baana.
3:5 And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their master.
3:6 Moreover the old sha'ar (שׁע) repaired Yoyada Ben Paseah, and Meshullam Ben Besodeyah; 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 Melatyah the Giveoni, and Yadon the Meronotite, the men of Giveon, and of Mizpah, unto the throne of the governor on this side the river.
3:8 Next unto him repaired Uzzi-El Ben Harhayah, of the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananyah ben [one of] the perfumers, and they fortified Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם) unto the broad wall.
3:9 And next unto them repaired Refayah Ben Hur, the ruler of the half part of Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם).
3:10 And next unto them repaired Yedayah Ben Harumaf, even over against his bayit. And next unto him repaired Hattush ben Hashavnyah.
3:11 Malkiyah Ben Harim, and Hashuv ben Pachat-Mo'av, repaired the other piece, and the tower of the furnaces.
3:12 And next unto him repaired Shallum Ben Halohesh, the ruler of the half part of Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם), he and his banot.
3:13 The valley sha'ar (שׁע) 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 sha'ar (שׁע).
3:14 But the dung sha'ar (שׁע) repaired Malkyah Ben Rechav, the ruler of part of Beit-ha Kerem; he built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
3:15 But the fountain sha'ar (שׁע) repaired Shallun Ben kolchozeh, 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 Shelach [Shiloah] by the melekh's garden, and unto the stairs that go down from the city of David.
3:16 After him repaired Nehemyah Ben Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of Beit-Tzur, unto [the place] over against the grave of David, and to the pool that was made, and unto the beit the mighty.
3:17 After him repaired the Leviim, Rehum Ben Bani. Next unto him repaired Hashavyah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah, in his part.
3:18 After him repaired their brethren, Bavai Ben Henadad, the ruler of the half part of Keilah.
3:19 And next to him repaired Ezer Ben Yehoshua, 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 Ben Zavvai earnestly repaired the other piece, from the turning [of the wall] unto the door of the beit Eli-Ashiv Kohen HaGadol.
3:21 After him repaired Meremot Ben Uriyah Ben Koz another piece, from the door of the beit Eli-Ashiv even to the end of the beit Eli-Ashiv.
3:22 And after him repaired the Kohenim, the men of the plain.
3:23 After him repaired Benyamin and Hashuv over against their bayit. After him repaired Azaryah Ben Maaseyah Ben Ananyah by his bayit.
3:24 After him repaired Binnui Ben Henadad another piece, from the beit Azaryah unto the turning [of the wall], even unto the corner.
3:25 Palal Ben Uzay, over against the turning [of the wall], and the tower which lieth out from the melekh's high bayit, that [was] by the court of the prison. After him Pedayah Ben Parosh.
3:26 Moreover the Netinim (avadim Beit ha Mikdash) dwelt in Ophel, unto [the place] over against the mayim sha'ar (שׁע) 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 of Ophel.
3:28 From above the horse sha'ar (שׁע) repaired the Kohenim, every one over against his bayit.
3:29 After them repaired Zadok Ben Immer over against his bayit. After him repaired also Shemayah Ben Shekhanyah, the keeper of the east sha'ar (שׁע).
3:30 After him repaired Hananyah Ben Shelemyah, and Hanun the sixth ben Tzalaf, another piece. After him repaired Meshullam Ben Berekhyah over against his chamber.
3:31 After him repaired Malkiyah the goldsmith's son unto the place of the Netinim, and of the merchants, over against the sha'ar (שׁע) Miphkad, and to the going up of the corner.
3:32 And between the going up of the corner unto the sheep sha'ar (שׁע) repaired the goldsmiths and the merchants.
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The gates (shaar) mentioned counterclockwise
Sheep gate (1,2); Fish gate (3-5); Old gate (6-12) the Valley gate (13), the Dung gate (14-25),fountain gate (15) the water gate (26); Horse gate (28); the East gate (29) Miphkad gate (31)
me'ah - a tower on the north rampart of Yerushalayim in the wall of Nechemyah (Neh 3:1; Neh 12:39).