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Nehemiah 3:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the ruler of half the district of Beth-zur, unto the place over against the sepulchres of David, and unto the pool that was made, and unto the house of the mighty men.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of Bethzur, unto [the place] over against the sepulchres of David, and to the pool that was made, and unto the house of the mighty.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— After him Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, official of half the district of Beth-zur, made repairs as far as [a point] opposite the tombs of David, and as far as the artificial pool and the house of the mighty men.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of Beth-zur, to [the place] over against the sepulchers of David, and to the pool that was made, and to the house of the mighty.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the chief of the half district of Beth-zur, even over against the sepulchres of David, and to the pool that was made, and to the house of the mighty [men].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— after him, repaired, Nehemiah son of Azbuk, ruler of the half-circuit of Beth-zur,—as far as over against the sepulchres of David, even unto the pool which had been made, and unto the house of heroes;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— After him hath Nehemiah son of Azbuk, head of the half of the district of Beth-Zur, strengthened, unto over-against the graves of David, and unto the pool that is made, and unto the house of the mighty ones.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— After him built Nehemias the son of Azboc, lord of half the street of Bethsur, as far as over against the sepulchre of David, and to the pool, that was built with great labour, and to the house of the mighty.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— After him repaired Nehemiah the sonne of Azbuk, the ruler of the halfe part of Beth-zur, vnto the [place] ouer against the sepulchres of Dauid, and to the poole that was made, and vnto the house of the mightie.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— After him repaired Nehemiah{gr.Neemias} son of Azabuch, ruler of half the district round about Bethsur, as far as the garden of David's sepulchre, and as far as the artificial pool, and as far as the house of the mighty men.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— After him repaired Nechemyah the son of Azbuq, the ruler of the half part of Beth Tzur, unto [the place] over against the sepulchres of Dawid, and to the pool that was made, and unto the house of the mighty.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
After 310
{0310} Prime
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
him repaired 2388
{2388} Prime
חָזַק
chazaq
{khaw-zak'}
A primitive root; to fasten upon; hence to seize, be strong (figuratively courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
Nemy נְחֶמיָה 5166
{5166} Prime
נְחֶמְיָה
N@chemyah
{nekh-em-yaw'}
From H5162 and H3050; consolation of Jah; Nechemjah, the name of three Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of `Azbk עַזבּוּק, 5802
{5802} Prime
עַזְבּוּק
`Azbuwq
{az-book'}
From H5794 and the root of H0950; stern depopulator; Azbuk, an Israelite.
the ruler 8269
{8269} Prime
שַׂר
sar
{sar}
From H8323; a head person (of any rank or class).
of the half 2677
{2677} Prime
חֲצִי
chetsiy
{khay-tsee'}
From H2673; the half or middle.
part 6418
{6418} Prime
פֶּלֶךְ
pelek
{peh'-lek}
From an unused root meaning to be round; a circuit (that is, district); also a spindle (as whirled); hence a crutch.
of B Xr בֵּית־צוּר, 1049
{1049} Prime
בֵּית־צוּר
Beyth Tsuwr
{bayth tsoor'}
From H1004 and H6697; house of (the) rock; Beth-Tsur, a place in Palestine.
unto x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
[the place] over against x5048
(5048) Complement
נֶגֶד
neged
{neh'-ghed}
From H5046; a front, that is, part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate; usually (adverbially, especially with preposition) over against or before.
the sepulchres 6913
{6913} Prime
קֶבֶר
qeber
{keh'-ber}
From H6912; a sepulchre.
of Dwi דָּוִד, 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
and to x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
the pool 1295
{1295} Prime
בְּרֵכָה
b@rekah
{ber-ay-kaw'}
From H1288; a reservoir (at which camels kneel as a resting place).
that was made, 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
and unto x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of the mighty. 1368
{1368} Prime
גִּבּוֹר
gibbowr
{ghib-bore'}
Intensive from the same as H1397; powerful; by implication warrior, tyrant.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Nehemiah 3:16

_ _ the sepulchres of David, and to the pool that was made, and unto the house of the mighty — that is, along the precipitous cliffs of Zion [Barclay].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 3:1-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Nehemiah 3:16

Made — By Hezekiah, 2 Kings 20:20. Whereby it is distinguished from that pool which was natural. Mighty — Or, of the valiant: which possibly was formerly appointed for the receipt of those chief captains that should attend upon the king in their courses.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the ruler:

Nehemiah 3:9 And next unto them repaired Rephaiah the son of Hur, the ruler of the half part of Jerusalem.
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 3:14 But the dung gate repaired Malchiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part of Bethhaccerem; he built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.

Bethzur:

Joshua 15:58 Halhul, Bethzur, and Gedor,
1 Chronicles 2:45 And the son of Shammai [was] Maon: and Maon [was] the father of Bethzur.
2 Chronicles 11:7 And Bethzur, and Shoco, and Adullam,

the sepulchres:

2 Chronicles 16:14 And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and divers kinds [of spices] prepared by the apothecaries' art: and they made a very great burning for him.
Acts 2:29 Men [and] brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day.

the pool:

2 Kings 20:20 And the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and all his might, and how he made a pool, and a conduit, and brought water into the city, [are] they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?
Isaiah 7:3 Then said the LORD unto Isaiah, Go forth now to meet Ahaz, thou, and Shearjashub thy son, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool in the highway of the fuller's field;
Isaiah 22:11 Ye made also a ditch between the two walls for the water of the old pool: but ye have not looked unto the maker thereof, neither had respect unto him that fashioned it long ago.

the house:

1 Kings 14:27-28 And king Rehoboam made in their stead brasen shields, and committed [them] unto the hands of the chief of the guard, which kept the door of the king's house. ... And it was [so], when the king went into the house of the LORD, that the guard bare them, and brought them back into the guard chamber.
2 Chronicles 12:10-11 Instead of which king Rehoboam made shields of brass, and committed [them] to the hands of the chief of the guard, that kept the entrance of the king's house. ... And when the king entered into the house of the LORD, the guard came and fetched them, and brought them again into the guard chamber.
Song of Songs 3:7 Behold his bed, which [is] Solomon's; threescore valiant men [are] about it, of the valiant of Israel.
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