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The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, [1917], at

Nehemiah Chapter 3

Nehemiah 3:1

neh 3:1


The sheep for sacrifice were brought in here.

(See Scofield) - (Joh 5:2).


The towers appear to have been on either side the sheep gate.

Nehemiah 3:26

neh 3:26


That is, Dedicated (persons), probably descendants of the Gibeonites (Sa2 21:1-3) devoted to the service of the Levites. But see (Jos 9:17-21).

Nehemiah 3:27

neh 3:27


translated, "tower," (Kg2 5:24); (Ch2 27:3); (Ch2 33:14). Perhaps part of the fort called Millo, (Kg1 9:15); (Ch2 32:5).

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