New International Version
The next section was repaired by the men of Tekoa, but their nobles would not put their shoulders to the work under their supervisors.
King James Bible
And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
And next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their Lord.
World English Bible
Next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles didn't put their necks to the work of their lord.
Young's Literal Translation
and by his hand have the Tekoites strengthened, and their honourable ones have not brought in their neck to the service of their Lord.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The fish gate - We really know scarcely any thing about these gates - what they were, why called by these names, or in what part of the wall situated. All plans of Jerusalem, its temple, walls, and gates, are mere works of conjecture; and yet how learnedly have some men written on all these subjects!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Library'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.
Meremoth son of Uriah, the son of Hakkoz, repaired the next section. Next to him Meshullam son of Berekiah, the son of Meshezabel, made repairs, and next to him Zadok son of Baana also made repairs.
The Jeshanah Gate was repaired by Joiada son of Paseah and Meshullam son of Besodeiah. They laid its beams and put its doors with their bolts and bars in place.
Next to them, the men of Tekoa repaired another section, from the great projecting tower to the wall of Ophel.
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