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Bible Verse Dictionary

Nehemiah 7:3 - Watches

Nehemiah 7:3 - And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And I said H559 אָמַר
unto them Let not H3808 לֹא
the gates H8179 שַׁעַר
of Jerusalem H3389 יְרוּשָׁלַיִם
be opened H6605 פָּתַח
until H5704 עַד
the sun H8121 שֶׁמֶשׁ
be hot H2552 חָמַם
and while H5704 עַד
they H1992 הֵם
stand H5975 עָמַד
by let them shut H1479 גּוּף
the doors H1817 דֶּלֶת
and bar H270 אָחַז
them and appoint H5975 עָמַד
watches H4931 מִשְׁמֶרֶת
of the inhabitants H3427 יָשַׁב
of Jerusalem H3389 יְרוּשָׁלַיִם
every one H376 אִישׁ
in his watch H4929 מִשְׁמָר
and every one H376 אִישׁ
to be over against H5048 נֶגֶד
his house H1004 בַּיִת


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.