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Scofield's Reference Notes
Nehemiah 3

 

 

Verse 1

sheep The sheep for sacrifice were brought in here. (See Scofield "John 5:2").

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


Verse 26

Nethinims

i.e. dedicated (persons), probably descendants of the Gibeonites 2 Samuel 21:1-3 devoted to the service of the Levites. But see Joshua 9:17-21.


Verse 27

Ophel

Trans. "tower," 2 Kings 5:24; 2 Chronicles 27:3; 2 Chronicles 33:14. Perhaps part of the fort called Millo,; 1 Kings 9:15; 2 Chronicles 32:5.

 


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Nehemiah 3:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/nehemiah-3.html. 1917.

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Thursday, December 12th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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