Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Eliashib the high priest arose with his brothers the priests and built the Sheep Gate; they consecrated it and hung its doors. They consecrated the wall to the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Eliashib the high priest and his fellow priests began rebuilding the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and installed its doors. After building the wall to the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel, they dedicated it.

International Standard Version

So Eliashib the high priest came forward, along with his fellow priests, and reconstructed the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and installed its doors. They also consecrated the wall as far as the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel.

A Conservative Version

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the sheep gate. They sanctified it, and set up the doors of it, even to the tower of Hammeah they sanctified it, to the tower of Hananel.

American Standard Version

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 Hammeah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananel.

Amplified

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests and built the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and set up its doors; and they consecrated the wall [westward] to the Tower of the Hundred, as far as the Tower of Hananel.

Bible in Basic English

Then Eliashib, the chief priest, got up with his brothers the priests, and took in hand the building of the sheep doorway; they made it holy and put its doors in position; as far as the tower of Hammeah they made it holy, even to the tower of Hananel.

Darby Translation

And Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they built the sheep-gate. They hallowed it, and set up its doors; and they hallowed it even to the tower of Meah, to the tower of Hananeel.

Julia Smith Translation

And Eliashib the great priest will rise up and his brethren the priests, and they will build the sheep gate; they consecrated it, and they will set up its doors, and even to the tower of Meah they consecrated, and even to the tower of Hananeel.

King James 2000

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they built the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of Hammeah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Eliashib the high priest and his brothers the priests arose and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and erected its doors. They consecrated it up to the Tower of the Hundred and up to the Tower of Hananel.

Modern King James verseion

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the Sheep Gate. They sanctified it and set up its doors, even to the Tower of Meah they sanctified it, to the Tower of Hananeel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Eliashib the high priest gat him up with his brethren the priests, and builded the Sheep-gate. They hallowed it, and set up the doors of it: even unto the tower of Meah hallowed they it, namely unto the tower of Hananel.

NET Bible

Then Eliashib the high priest and his priestly colleagues arose and built the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and erected its doors, working as far as the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel.

New Heart English Bible

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up its doors; even to the tower of Hammeah they sanctified it, to the tower of Hananel.

The Emphasized Bible

Then arose Eliashib the high priest and his brethren the priests, and built the sheep-gate, they, hallowed it, and set up the doors thereof, - even unto the tower of Hammeah, hallowed they it, unto the tower of Hananel;

Webster

Then Eliashib the high priest arose with his brethren the priests, and they built the sheep-gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even to the tower of Meah they sanctified it, to the tower of Hananeel.

World English Bible

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up its doors; even to the tower of Hammeah they sanctified it, to the tower of Hananel.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Eliashib the high priest riseth, and his brethren the priests, and they build the sheep-gate; they have sanctified it, and set up its doors, even unto the tower of Meah they have sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananeel;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלישׁיב 
'Elyashiyb 
Usage: 17

the high
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

rose up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

with his brethren
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

the sheep
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

it, and set up
עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

the doors
דּלת 
Deleth 
Usage: 88

of it even unto the tower
מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

of Meah
מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 2

it, unto the tower
מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

Images Nehemiah 3:1

Prayers for Nehemiah 3:1

Context Readings

Organization Of The Work

1 Then Eliashib the high priest arose with his brothers the priests and built the Sheep Gate; they consecrated it and hung its doors. They consecrated the wall to the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel. 2 And next unto him the men of Jericho built. And next to them built Zaccur, the son of Imri.


Cross References

Nehemiah 12:39

and from the gate of Ephraim, to the old gate, and to the fish gate, to the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, unto the sheep gate; and they stood still in the gate of the guards.

Jeremiah 31:38

Behold, the days come, said the LORD, and the city shall be built unto the LORD from the tower of Hananeel unto the gate of the corner.

Nehemiah 13:28

And one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib, the high priest, was son-in-law to Sanballat the Horonite; therefore, I chased him from me.

Zechariah 14:10

All the land shall become a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem; and she shall be lifted up and inhabited in her place from Benjamin's gate unto the place of the first gate unto the gate of the corners, and from the tower of Hananeel unto the king's winepresses.

Nehemiah 3:32

And between the going up of the corner unto the sheep gate, the refiners and the merchants restored.

John 5:2

Now in Jerusalem there is a pool by the sheep gate, which in Hebrew is called, Bethesda, having five porches.

Deuteronomy 20:5

And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to his house lest peradventure he die in the battle and another man dedicate it.

Nehemiah 3:20

After him Baruch, the son of Zabbai, earnestly restored the other piece, from the turning of the wall unto the door of the house of Eliashib, the high priest.

Nehemiah 6:1

Now it came to pass when Sanballat and Tobiah and Geshem, the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had built the wall and that there was no breach left in it (though at that time I had not set up the doors upon the gates),

Nehemiah 7:1

Now it came to pass, when the wall was built and I had set up the doors and the porters and the singers and the Levites were appointed,

Nehemiah 12:10

And Jeshua begat Joiakim, Joiakim begat Eliashib, and Eliashib begat Joiada,

Nehemiah 12:30

And the priests and the Levites purified themselves and purified the people and the gates and the wall.

Psalm 30:1

I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.

Proverbs 3:6

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Proverbs 3:9

Honour the LORD with thy substance and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:

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