2 Chronicles 27:3
New International Version
Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the temple of the LORD and did extensive work on the wall at the hill of Ophel.

New Living Translation
Jotham rebuilt the upper gate of the Temple of the LORD. He also did extensive rebuilding on the wall at the hill of Ophel.

English Standard Version
He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD and did much building on the wall of Ophel.

Berean Study Bible
Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the house of the LORD, and he worked extensively on the wall at Ophel.

New American Standard Bible
He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD, and he built extensively the wall of Ophel.

New King James Version
He built the Upper Gate of the house of the LORD, and he built extensively on the wall of Ophel.

King James Bible
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

Christian Standard Bible
Jotham built the Upper Gate of the LORD's temple, and he built extensively on the wall of Ophel.

Contemporary English Version
Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the temple and did a lot of work to repair the wall near Mount Ophel.

Good News Translation
It was Jotham who built the North Gate of the Temple and did extensive work on the city wall in the area of Jerusalem called Ophel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jotham built the Upper Gate of the LORD's temple, and he built extensively on the wall of Ophel.

International Standard Version
Jotham constructed the Upper Gate of the LORD's Temple and did extensive work on the wall of Ophel.

NET Bible
He built the Upper Gate to the LORD's temple and did a lot of work on the wall in the area known as Ophel.

New Heart English Bible
He built the Upper Gate of the house of the LORD, and he carried out considerable work on the wall of Ophel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jotham built the Upper Gate of the LORD's temple and did extensive building of the wall at the Ophel.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

New American Standard 1977
He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD, and he built extensively the wall of Ophel.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

King James 2000 Bible
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

American King James Version
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

American Standard Version
He built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He built the high gate of the house of the Lord, and he built much in the wall of Opel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He built the high gate of the house of the Lord, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

Darby Bible Translation
It was he who built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

English Revised Version
He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

Webster's Bible Translation
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

World English Bible
He built the upper gate of the house of Yahweh, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

Young's Literal Translation
He hath built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah, and in the wall of Ophel he hath built abundantly;
Study Bible
Jotham Reigns in Judah
2And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father Uzziah had done. In addition, he did not enter the temple of the LORD. But the people still behaved corruptly. 3Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the house of the LORD, and he worked extensively on the wall at Ophel. 4He also built cities in the hill country of Judah and fortresses and towers in the forests.…
Cross References
2 Kings 15:35
Nevertheless, the high places were not taken away; the people continued sacrificing and burning incense there. Jotham rebuilt the Upper Gate of the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 33:14
After this, Manasseh rebuilt the outer wall of the City of David from west of Gihon in the valley to the entrance of the Fish Gate, and he brought it around the Ophel and heightened it considerably. He also stationed military commanders in all the fortified cities of Judah.

Nehemiah 3:26
and the temple servants living on the hill of Ophel made repairs opposite the Water Gate toward the east and the tower that juts out.

Treasury of Scripture

He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

high gate

2 Chronicles 23:20
And he took the captains of hundreds, and the nobles, and the governors of the people, and all the people of the land, and brought down the king from the house of the LORD: and they came through the high gate into the king's house, and set the king upon the throne of the kingdom.

Jeremiah 20:2
Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of Benjamin, which was by the house of the LORD.

Ophel.

2 Chronicles 33:14
Now after this he built a wall without the city of David, on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate, and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up a very great height, and put captains of war in all the fenced cities of Judah.

Nehemiah 3:26,27
Moreover the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, unto the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lieth out…







Lexicon
Jotham
ה֗וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

rebuilt
בָּנָ֛ה (bā·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1129: To build

the Upper
הָעֶלְי֑וֹן (hā·‘el·yō·wn)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5945: An elevation, lofty, as title, the Supreme

Gate
שַׁ֥עַר (ša·‘ar)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8179: An opening, door, gate

of the house
בֵּית־ (bêṯ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and he worked
בָּנָ֖ה (bā·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1129: To build

extensively
לָרֹֽב׃ (lā·rōḇ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7230: Multitude, abundance, greatness

on the wall
וּבְחוֹמַ֥ת (ū·ḇə·ḥō·w·maṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2346: A wall of protection

at Ophel.
הָעֹ֛פֶל (hā·‘ō·p̄el)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6077: Ophel -- a fortified mound or hill in Jerusalem
(3) He built.--He it was that built (pronoun emphatic). He "built," i.e., restored and beautified. The same statement occurs in 2Kings 15:35.

The high gate.--Rather, the upper gate; i.e., the northern gate of the inner or upper court (Ezekiel 9:2). The north being the holy quarter (Isaiah 14:13; Psalm 48:2), the north gate would be the principal entrance.

And on the wall of Ophel he built much.--The southern slope of the Temple hill was called the Ophel, i.e., "the mound." Its wall would be the line of fortifications connecting Zion with Moriah, on which Uzziah had already laboured (2Chronicles 26:9), with the same object of securing the city against attacks from the south and east. Neither this detail nor the next three verses are found in the parallel account. The style and contents of the passage indicate a good ancient source.

Much.--Lar?b, "to much;" one of the chronicler's favourite words.

Verse 3. - The high gate. In the parallel, rendered in the Authorized Version the "higher" gate, the Hebrew (חָעֶלְיון) being the same in both places. The Revised Version shows "upper gate" in both places. It was probably the gate which led from the palace to the temple's outer court (see 2 Chronicles 23:20, and note there). On the wall of Ophel; Hebrew, הָעפֶל; i.e. the ophel, which may be Englished "the swelling ground." It was the extreme south end of the spur which gradually narrowed southward, and which was the continuation of the Bezetha hill, bounded by the brook Kedron on the east, and the Tyropceon on the west. This extreme south part called the Ophel sank into the bounding valleys to the Kedron precipitously and to the Tyropeon gradually. Pp. 328-335 of Condor's 'Handbook' (2nd edit.), and specially pp. 332-334, well repay a thorough study. A ditch was cut across the narrowest part of the ridge, which separated the temple hill itself from the Bezetha hill. In these parts fortifications were built, and no doubt to such it is our text calls attention. 27:1-9 Jotham's reign in Judah. - The people did corruptly. Perhaps Jotham was wanting towards the reformation of the land. Men may be very good, and yet not have courage and zeal to do what they might. It certainly casts blame upon the people. Jotham prospered, and became mighty. The more stedfast we are in religion, the more mighty we are, both to resist evil, and to do good. The Lord often removes wise and pious rulers, and sends others, whose follies and vices punish a people that valued not their mercies.
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