Nehemiah Chapter 3, The Repair Work Starts And is Completed to Half it's Height

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In this third Chapter of Nehemiah we will see the Repair Work Started and Completed to Half it's Height by verse 38.

Most of the Chapter is dedicated to Family's and Names who were involved in The Work of Repairing The Walls of Jerusalem,in verses 1-32.

There will be some opposition referred to in verses 33-35 by Sandballat and Tobiah.

Nehemiah's prayer, verses 36-38

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Nehemiah 3:25-26, The Repair on The Walls Near The Buttress

We are now reading about The Repair Work which Palal ben Uzai made on The Wall opposite The Buttress(Armory) and on The Tower which projects from King Davids Upper House on The Ophel overlooking The Kidron/Jehoshaphat Valley on the Eastern side of The City of David.

His name, Palal, Strong's #06420, paw-lawl', means Judge or to judge. From Strong's #6419, paw-lal'; is a prime root, to judge, to intercede, to pray, to in-treat, judgment, supplication

Lets read the next two verses of Nehemiah 3,

V25 Palal the son of Uzai [made repairs] opposite the buttress, and on the tower which projects from The King's Upper House that [was] by the court of the prison. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh [made repairs.]
V26 Moreover the Nethinim who dwelt [on The] Ophel [made repairs] as far as [the place] in front of the Water Gate toward the east, and on the projecting tower.

Now we have Pedaiah ben Parosh also making repairs and strengthing The Walls after Palal's crew of workers

So there is also a Court/Walled Prison by The King's Upper House which had a Tower projecting out which The Nethinim(Temple Workers) also helped repair The Walls at this point of The Project which Nehemiah started.

This was in front of The Water Gate and on The Ophel(hill) on The Eastern Wall of The City of David.

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