New American Standard Bible
The rest of Israel, of the priests and of the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, each on his own inheritance.
King James Bible
And the residue of Israel, of the priests, and the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, every one in his inheritance.
Darby Bible Translation
And the residue of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, every one in his inheritance.
World English Bible
The residue of Israel, of the priests, the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, everyone in his inheritance.
Young's Literal Translation
And the rest of Israel, of the priests, of the Levites, are in all cities of Judah, each in his inheritance;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The returned community, though consisting mainly of members of the two tribes, represented the entire people of Israel. The ground, however, which they occupied, was not the whole land, but that which had constituted the kingdom of Judah.
Some of the most complicated problems in Hebrew history as well as in the literary criticism of the Old Testament gather about the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Apart from these books, all that we know of the origin and early history of Judaism is inferential. They are our only historical sources for that period; and if in them we have, as we seem to have, authentic memoirs, fragmentary though they be, written by the two men who, more than any other, gave permanent shape and direction to Judaism, then …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Now these are the heads of the provinces who lived in Jerusalem, but in the cities of Judah each lived on his own property in their cities-- the Israelites, the priests, the Levites, the temple servants and the descendants of Solomon's servants.
Also the gatekeepers, Akkub, Talmon and their brethren who kept watch at the gates, were 172.
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