Hananel (Han´uh-nel; Heb., “God is gracious”)

A tower repaired by Nehemiah (Neh 3:1; Neh 12:39) in the north wall around Jerusalem near the northeast corner (Jer 31:38; Zech 14:10). It flanked an approach to the Temple and is named for an unknown person.

Neh 3:1

Organization of the Work
1Then the high priest Eliashib set to work with his fellow priests and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and set up its doors ... View more

Neh 12:39

39and above the Gate of Ephraim, and by the Old Gate, and by the Fish Gate and the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred, to the Sheep Gate; and they ca ... View more

Jer 31:38

Jerusalem to Be Enlarged
38The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when the city shall be rebuilt for the Lord from the tower of Hananel to the Corner Gate.

Zech 14:10

10The whole land shall be turned into a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem. But Jerusalem shall remain aloft on its site from the Gate of Benjamin to ... View more

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