The Priest Ordinance – Nehemiah 3

Nehemiah 3:1 Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his  brethren the priests, and they builded the sheep gate; they  sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower  of Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel. 

Nehemiah 3:2 And next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And  next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri. 

Nehemiah 3:3 But the  fish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build, who also laid  the beams thereof, and set up the doors thereof, the locks  thereof, and the bars thereof. 

Nehemiah 3:4 And next unto them  repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. And  next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah,  the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok  the son of Baana. 

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

Nehemiah 3:6 Moreover the old gate repaired Jehoiada  the son of Paseah, and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah;  they laid the beams thereof, and set up the doors thereof,  and the locks thereof, and the bars thereof. 

Nehemiah 3:7 And next  unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the  Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the  throne of the governor on this side the river. 

Nehemiah 3:8 Next  unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the  goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah the son  of one of the apothecaries, and they fortified Jerusalem  unto the broad wall. 


Nehemiah 3:9 And next unto them repaired  Rephaiah the son of Hur, the ruler of the half part of  Jerusalem. 

Nehemiah 3:10 And next unto them repaired Jedaiah the  son of Harumaph, even over against his house. And next  unto him repaired Hattush the son of Hashabniah. 

Nehemiah 3:11  Malchijah the son of Harim, and Hashub the son of Pahathmoab,  repaired the other piece, and the tower of the  furnaces. 

Nehemiah 3:12 And next unto him repaired Shallum the  son of Halohesh, the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem, he  and his daughters. 

Nehemiah 3:13 The valley gate repaired Hanun,  and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they built it, and set up the  doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and a  thousand cubits on the wall unto the dung gate. 

Nehemiah 3:14 But  the dung gate repaired Malchiah the son of Rechab, the  ruler of part of Beth-haccerem; he build it, and set up the  doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof. 

Nehemiah 3:15  But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Colhozeh,  the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and covered  it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the  bars thereof, and the wall of the pool of Siloah by the king’s  garden, and unto the stairs that go down from the city of  David. 

Nehemiah 3:16 After him repaired Nehemiah the son of  Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of Beth-zur, unto the  place over against the sepulchres of David, and to the pool  that was made, and unto the house of the mighty. 

Nehemiah 3:17  After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani.  Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part  of Keilah, in his part. 

Nehemiah 3:18 After him repaired their  brethren, Bavai the son of Henadad, the ruler of the half part  of Keilah. 

Nehemiah 3:19 And next to him repaired Ezer the son of  Jeshua, the ruler of Mizpah, another piece over against the  going up to the armoury at the turning of the wall. 

Nehemiah 3:20  After him Baruch the son of Zabbai earnestly repaired the  other piece, from the turning of the wall unto the door of  the house of Eliashib the high priest. 

Nehemiah 3:21 After him  repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah the son of Koz another  piece, from the door of the house of Eliashib even to the end  of the house of Eliashib. 

Nehemiah 3:22 And after him repaired the  priests, the men of the plain. 

Nehemiah 3:23 After him repaired  Benjamin and Hashub over against their house. After him  repaired Azariah the son of Maaseiah the son of Ananiah by  his house. 

Nehemiah 3:24 After him repaired Binnui the son of  Henadad another piece, from the house of Azariah unto the  turning of the wall, even unto the corner. 

Nehemiah 3:25 Palal the  son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall, and the  tower which lieth out from the king’s high house, that was  by the court of the prison. After him Pedaiah the son of  Parosh. 

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

Nehemiah 3:27 After them the Tekoites  repaired another piece, over against the great tower that  lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel. 

Nehemiah 3:28 From above  the horse gate repaired the priests, every one over against  his house. 

Nehemiah 3:29 After them repaired Zadok the son of  Immer over against his house. After him repaired also  Shemaiah the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of the east gate.   

Nehemiah 3:30 After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah,  and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him  repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his  chamber. 

Nehemiah 3:31 After him repaired Malchiah the  goldsmith’s son unto the place of the Nethinims, and of the  merchants, over against the gate Miphkad, and to the going  up of the corner. 

Nehemiah 3:32 And between the going up of the  corner unto the sheep gate repaired the goldsmiths and the  merchants.  

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