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{Nehemiah 3:26} Moreover the Nethinims 5411 dwelt 3427 z8802 x1961 in Ophel, 6077 unto x5704 [the place] over against x5048 the water 4325 gate 8179 toward the east, 4217 and the tower 4026 that lieth out. 3318 z8802
Nethinims:
"The Nethinims: the children of Ziha, the children of Hashupha, the children of Tabbaoth, ... The children of Neziah, the children of Hatipha." {Neh 7:46-56} + "And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinims, and all they that had separated themselves from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one having knowledge, and having understanding;" {Neh 10:28} + "Now the first inhabitants that [dwelt] in their possessions in their cities [were], the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the Nethinims." {1Ch 9:2} + "The Nethinims: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth, ... All the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants, [were] three hundred ninety and two." {Ezr 2:43-58}
dwelt:
etc. or, which dwelt in Ophel, repaired unto
Ophel:
or, the tower. "After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel." {Neh 3:27} + "But the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gispa [were] over the Nethinims." {Neh 11:21} + "He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much." {2Ch 27:3} + "Now after this he built a wall without the city of David, on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate, and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up a very great height, and put captains of war in all the fenced cities of Judah." {2Ch 33:14}
the water:
The water gate is supposed to have been that by which the Nethinim brought in water for the use of the temple. "And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that [was] before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel." {Neh 8:1} + "And he read therein before the street that [was] before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people [were attentive] unto the book of the law." {Neh 8:3} + "And at the fountain gate, which was over against them, they went up by the stairs of the city of David, at the going up of the wall, above the house of David, even unto the water gate eastward." {Neh 12:37}

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