Nehemiah 7:29
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English Standard Version
The men of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743.

King James Bible
The men of Kirjathjearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty and three.

American Standard Version
The men of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty and three.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The men of Cariathiarim, Cephira, end Beroth, seven hundred forty-three.

English Revised Version
The men of Kirjath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty and three.

Webster's Bible Translation
The men of Kirjath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty three.

Nehemiah 7:29 Parallel
Commentary
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.

Nehemiah 7:29 Parallel Commentaries

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Kirjath-jearim (Instead of Kirjath-arim, in the parallel place of Ezra, many MSS. read Kirjath-jearim, as here.)

Joshua 9:17 And the children of Israel journeyed, and came to their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, and Chephirah...

Joshua 18:25 Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,

Judges 18:12 And they went up, and pitched in Kirjathjearim, in Judah: why they called that place Mahanehdan to this day: behold...

Ezra 2:25 The children of Kirjatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty and three.

Kirjath-arim

Cross References
Joshua 9:17
And the people of Israel set out and reached their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, Chephirah, Beeroth, and Kiriath-jearim.

Nehemiah 7:28
The men of Beth-azmaveth, 42.

Nehemiah 7:30
The men of Ramah and Geba, 621.

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