Nehemiah 12:40
Good News Translation
So both the groups that were giving thanks to God reached the Temple area. In addition to the leaders who were with me,

Contemporary English Version
where we stood in front of the temple with the other group, praising God. In the group with me were half of the leaders,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the priests, Eliachim, Maasia, Miamin, Michea, Elioenai, Zacharia, Hanania with trumpets,

New American Bible
Both choirs took up a position in the house of God; I, too, and half the magistrates with me,

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And the priests, Eliachim, Maasia, Miamin, Michea, Elioenai, Zacharia, Hanania with trumpets,

Nehemiah 12:31,32 And I made the princes of Juda go up upon the wall, and I appointed two great choirs to give praise. And they went on the right hand upon the wall toward the dung gate. . . .

Psalm 42:4 These things I remembered, and poured out my soul in me: for I shall go over into the place of the wonderful tabernacle, even to the house of God: With the voice of joy and praise; the noise of one feasting.

Psalm 47:6-9 Sing praises to our God, sing ye: sing praises to our king, sing ye. . . .

Psalm 134:1-3 A gradual canticle. Behold now bless ye the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord: Who stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God. . . .

Context
The Dedication of the Wall
39And the two choirs of them that gave praise stood still at the house of God, and I and the half of the magistrates with me. 40And the priests, Eliachim, Maasia, Miamin, Michea, Elioenai, Zacharia, Hanania with trumpets,41And Maasia, and Semeia, and Eleazar, and Azzi, and Johanan, and Melchia, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sung loud, and Jezraia was their overseer:…
Cross References
Ezra 3:11
And they sung together hymns, and praise to the Lord: because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever towards Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, praising the Lord, because the foundations of the temple of the Lord were laid.

Nehemiah 12:39
And the two choirs of them that gave praise stood still at the house of God, and I and the half of the magistrates with me.

Nehemiah 12:41
And Maasia, and Semeia, and Eleazar, and Azzi, and Johanan, and Melchia, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sung loud, and Jezraia was their overseer:

Additional Translations
The two thanksgiving choirs then stood in the house of God, as did I, along with the half of the officials accompanying me,So stood the two companies of them that gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me:

So stood the two companies of them that gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me;

And both choirs stood in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me;

So stood the two companies of them that gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me:

So stood the two companies of them that gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me:

So stood the two companies of those who gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me;

And the two thanksgiving companies stand in the house of God, and I and half of the prefects with me,
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