Nehemiah 3:27
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New American Standard Bible
After them the Tekoites repaired another section in front of the great projecting tower and as far as the wall of Ophel.

King James Bible
After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel.

Darby Bible Translation
After him the Tekoites repaired a second piece, over against the great tower which lies out, as far as the wall of Ophel.

World English Bible
After him the Tekoites repaired another portion, over against the great tower that stands out, and to the wall of Ophel.

Young's Literal Translation
After him have the Tekoites strengthened, a second measure, from over-against the great tower that goeth out, and unto the wall of Ophel.

Nehemiah 3:27 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The foundations of an outlying tower near the southeast angle of the temple area in this position have been recently discovered.

Nehemiah 3:27 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Divers Matters.
I. Beth-cerem, Nehemiah 3:14. "The stones, as well of the altar, as of the ascent to the altar, were from the valley of Beth-cerem, which they digged out beneath the barren land. And thence they are wont to bring whole stones, upon which the working iron came not." The fathers of the traditions, treating concerning the blood of women's terms, reckon up five colours of it; among which that, "which is like the water of the earth, out of the valley of Beth-cerem."--Where the Gloss writes thus, "Beth-cerem
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Gihon, the Same with the Fountain of Siloam.
I. In 1 Kings 1:33,38, that which is, in the Hebrew, "Bring ye Solomon to Gihon: and they brought him to Gihon"; is rendered by the Chaldee, "Bring ye him to Siloam: and they brought him to Siloam." Where Kimchi thus; "Gihon is Siloam, and it is called by a double name. And David commanded, that they should anoint Solomon at Gihon for a good omen, to wit, that, as the waters of the fountain are everlasting, so might his kingdom be." So also the Jerusalem writers; "They do not anoint the king, but
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

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