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Organization of the Work
1Then 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. 2And next to him#Literally “at his hand” the men of Jericho built, and next to him#Literally “at his hand” Zaccur son of Imri built.
3The sons of Hassenaah built the Fish Gate. They laid its beams and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars. 4Next to them#Literally “At their hand” Meremoth son of Uriah, son of Hakkoz, repaired. Next to them#Literally “At their hand” Meshullam son of Berekiah, son of Meshezabel, repaired. Next to them#Literally “At their hand” Zadok son of Baana repaired. 5Next to them#Literally “At their hand” the Tekoites repaired, but their nobles did not put their neck to the work of their lord.
6Jehoiada the son of Paseah and Meshullam repaired the old Yeshanah Gate. They laid its beams and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars. 7Next to them#Literally “At their hand” Melatiah the Gibeonite and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon and Mizpah who were under the rule of the governor of the province Beyond the River, repaired. 8Next to him#Literally “At his hand” Uzziel son of Harhaiah (goldsmiths) repaired. Next to him#Literally “At his hand” Hananiah son of the perfume-makers repaired. They restored Jerusalem up to the Broad Wall. 9Next to them#Literally “At their hand” Rephaiah son of Hur, commander of half the district of Jerusalem, repaired. 10Next to them#Literally “At their hand” Jedaiah son of Harumaph repaired opposite his house. Next to him#Literally “At his hand” Hattush son of Hashabneiah repaired.
11Malkijah son of Harim and Hasshub son of Pahath-Moab repaired another section and the Tower of the Ovens. 12Next to him#Literally “At his hand” Shallum son of Hallohesh, commander of half of the district of Jerusalem, repaired with his daughters.
13Hanun and the inhabitants of Zanoah repaired the Valley Gate. They rebuilt it and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars, and a thousand cubits of the wall up to the Dung Gate.
14Malkijah son of Recab, commander of the district of Beth-haccherem, repaired the Dung Gate. He rebuilt it and erected its doors, its bolts, and its bars.
15Shallun son of Col-Hozeh, the commander of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He rebuilt it and covered it and erected its doors, its bolts, its bars, and he built the wall of the Pool of Shelah of the king’s garden, right up to the steps going down from the city of David. 16After him Nehemiah son of Azbuk, commander of half of the district of Beth Zur, repaired up to a point opposite the burial sites of David, and up to the artificial pool and to the house of the mighty warriors.
17After him the Levites repaired; Rehum son of Bani, and next to him Hashabiah, commander of half of the district of Keilah, repaired his district. 18After him their brothers repaired: Bavvai son of Henadad, commander of half of the district of Keilah, 19next to him#Literally “at his hand” Ezer son of Jeshua, commander of Mizpah, repaired a second section of a wall opposite of the ascent of the armory at the angle. 20After him Baruch son of Zabbai zealously repaired a second section of a wall from the angle up to the doorway of the house of Eliashib the high priest. 21After him Meremoth son of Uriah, son of Hakkoz, repaired a second section of a wall from the doorway of the house of Eliashib up to the end of the house of Eliashib.
22After him the priests, men from the vicinity, repaired. 23After them Benjamin and Hasshub repaired opposite their house. After them Azariah son of Maaseiah, son of Ananiah, repaired beside his house. 24After him Binnui son of Henadad repaired a second section of a wall from the house of Azariah up to the angle up to the corner. 25Palal son of Uzai repaired opposite the Angle at the tower that juts out from the upper house of the king, at the courtyard of the guard. After him Pedaiah son of Parosh 26and the temple servants who were living on Ophel repaired up to opposite the Water Gate on the east and the projecting tower. 27After him the Tekoites repaired a second section of a wall opposite the projecting tower that goes out as far as the wall of Ophel.
28Above the Horse Gate the priests repaired, each one opposite his house. 29After them Zadok son of Immer repaired opposite his house. After him Shemaiah son of Shecaniah, keeper of the East Gate, repaired. 30After him Hananiah son of Shelemiah and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph repaired another section. After him Meshullam son of Berekiah repaired the wall opposite his room. 31After him Malkijah, one of the goldsmiths,#Literally “the son of the goldsmith” repaired up to the house of the temple servants and the merchants, opposite the Enrollment Gate and up to the upper room of the corner. 32Between the upper room of the corner to the Sheep Gate the goldsmiths and merchants repaired.
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