Nehemiah 3:27
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New International Version
Next to them, the men of Tekoa repaired another section, from the great projecting tower to 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.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The priests, the men of the plain - Some of the officers of the temple, particularly the singers, dwelt in the plain country round about Jerusalem, Nehemiah 12:28; and it is likely that several of the priests dwelt in the same place.

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the Tekoites

Nehemiah 3:5 And next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their LORD.

the wall

Nehemiah 3:26 Moreover the Nethinims dwelled in Ophel, to the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower that lies out.

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'Over against his House'
'The priests repaired every one over against his house.'--NEH. iii. 28. The condition of our great cities has lately been forced upon public attention, and all kinds of men have been offering their panaceas. I am not about to enter upon that discussion, but I am glad to seize the opportunity of saying one or two things which I think very much need to be said to individual Christian people about their duty in the matter. 'Every man over against his house' is the principle I desire to commend to you
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Some Buildings in Acra. Bezeiha. Millo.
Mount Sion did not thrust itself so far eastward as mount Acra: and hence it is, that mount Moriah is said, by Josephus, to be "situate over-against Acra," rather than over-against the Upper City: for, describing Acra thus, which we produced before, "There is another hill, called Acra, which bears the Lower City upon it, steep on both sides": in the next words he subjoins this, "Over-against this was a third hill," speaking of Moriah. The same author thus describes the burning of the Lower City:
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
1 Kings 7:34
Each stand had four handles, one on each corner, projecting from the stand.

Nehemiah 3:5
The next section was repaired by the men of Tekoa, but their nobles would not put their shoulders to the work under their supervisors.

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