- "Now when the wall had been built and I had set up the doors, and the gatekeepers, the singers, and the Levites had been appointed, "
- "I gave my brother Hana'ni and Hanani'ah the governor of the castle charge over Jerusalem, for he was a more faithful and God-fearing man than many. "
- "And I said to them, ""Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot; and while they are still standing guard a let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, each to his station and each opposite his own house."" "