New American Standard Bible
But the temple servants were living in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of the temple servants.
King James Bible
But the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinims.
Darby Bible Translation
And the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel; and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinim.
World English Bible
But the Nethinim lived in Ophel: and Ziha and Gishpa were over the Nethinim.
Young's Literal Translation
and the Nethinim are dwelling in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa are over the Nethinim.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Ophel, the southern spur of the temple hill, having a wall of its own Nehemiah 3:27 might be reckoned either in Jerusalem or outside it. Here it is made a separate place.
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
1 Chronicles 9:2
Now the first who lived in their possessions in their cities were Israel, the priests, the Levites and the temple servants.
The temple servants living in Ophel made repairs as far as the front of the Water Gate toward the east and the projecting tower.
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