Nehemiah 7:33
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English Standard Version
The men of the other Nebo, 52.

King James Bible
The men of the other Nebo, fifty and two.

American Standard Version
The men of the other Nebo, fifty and two.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The men of the other Nebo, fifty-two.

English Revised Version
The men of the other Nebo, fifty and two.

Webster's Bible Translation
The men of the other Nebo, fifty two.

Nehemiah 7:33 Parallel
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 7:33 Parallel Commentaries

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Ezra 2:29 The children of Nebo, fifty and two.

fifty and two (The Alexandrian MS. of the Septuagint adds, 'The children of Magbish and hundred fifty and six,' as in Ezr.


Cross References
Nehemiah 7:32
The men of Bethel and Ai, 123.

Nehemiah 7:34
The sons of the other Elam, 1,254.

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