Nehemiah 7:25
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English Standard Version
The sons of Gibeon, 95.

King James Bible
The children of Gibeon, ninety and five.

American Standard Version
The children of Gibeon, ninety and five.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The children of Gabaon, ninety-five.

English Revised Version
The children of Gibeon, ninety and five.

Webster's Bible Translation
The children of Gibeon, ninety five.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

And God put into my heart, i.e., God inspired me with the resolution; comp. Nehemiah 2:12. What resolution, is declared by the sentences following, which detail its execution. The resolution to gather together the nobles and rulers of the people for the purpose of making a list of their kinsmen, and thus to obtain a basis for the operations contemplated for increasing the inhabitants of Jerusalem. והסּגנים החרים are combined, as in Nehemiah 2:16. On התיחשׂ, comp. 1 Chronicles 5:17.

While this resolve was under consideration, Nehemiah found the register, i.e., the genealogical registry, of those who came up at first (from Babylon). בּראשׁונה, at the beginning, i.e., with Zerubbabel and Joshua under Cyrus (Ezra 2), and not subsequently with Ezra (Ezra 7). "And I found written therein." These words introduce the list now given. This list, vv. 6-73a, is identical with that in Ezra 2, and has been already discussed in our remarks on that chapter.

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Gibeon (Gibeon is probably a mistake for Gibbar, or the contrary; though this person may have been called by both names.)

Ezra 2:20 The children of Gibbar, ninety and five.

Gibbar

Cross References
Nehemiah 7:24
The sons of Hariph, 112.

Nehemiah 7:26
The men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188.

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