Nehemiah 7:64
New International Version
These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

New Living Translation
They searched for their names in the genealogical records, but they were not found, so they were disqualified from serving as priests.

English Standard Version
These sought their registration among those enrolled in the genealogies, but it was not found there, so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

Berean Study Bible
These men searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

King James Bible
These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

New King James Version
These sought their listing among those who were registered by genealogy, but it was not found; therefore they were excluded from the priesthood as defiled.

New American Standard Bible
These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and disqualified from the priesthood.

NASB 1995
These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

NASB 1977
These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

Amplified Bible
These men searched for their ancestral registration among those recorded in the genealogies, but it was not located; so they were excluded from the priesthood as [ceremonially] unclean.

Christian Standard Bible
These searched for their entries in the genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified from the priesthood.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These searched for their entries in the genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified from the priesthood.

American Standard Version
These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
These looked in the scroll of their tribes, and they did not find them, and they removed them from the priesthood.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
These sought the pedigree of their company, and it was not found, and they were removed as polluted from the priesthood.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These sought their writing in the re- cord, and found it not: and they were cast out of the priesthood.

English Revised Version
These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These people searched for their [family] names in the genealogical records, but their names couldn't be found there. For this reason they were considered contaminated and couldn't be priests.

International Standard Version
These people searched for their ancestral records, but they couldn't be located. Accordingly, they were considered disqualified from the priesthood.

JPS Tanakh 1917
These sought their register, that is, the genealogy, but it was not found; therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

Literal Standard Version
These have sought their register among those reckoning themselves by genealogy, and it has not been found, and they are redeemed from the priesthood,

NET Bible
They searched for their records in the genealogical materials, but none were found. They were therefore excluded from the priesthood.

New Heart English Bible
These searched for their genealogical records, but couldn't find them. Therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

World English Bible
These sought their register [among] those who were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

Young's Literal Translation
These have sought their register among those reckoning themselves by genealogy, and it hath not been found, and they are redeemed from the priesthood,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The List of Returning Exiles
63And from among the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name). 64These men searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean. 65The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest to consult the Urim and Thummim.…

Cross References
Nehemiah 7:63
And from among the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name).

Nehemiah 7:65
The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest to consult the Urim and Thummim.


Treasury of Scripture

These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

These sought

Matthew 22:11-13
And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: …

those that were

Nehemiah 7:5
And my God put into mine heart to gather together the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be reckoned by genealogy. And I found a register of the genealogy of them which came up at the first, and found written therein,

1 Chronicles 9:1
So all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, behold, they were written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah, who were carried away to Babylon for their transgression.

but it was

Matthew 25:11,12
Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us…

as polluted

Nehemiah 13:29
Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.

Leviticus 4:3
If the priest that is anointed do sin according to the sin of the people; then let him bring for his sin, which he hath sinned, a young bullock without blemish unto the LORD for a sin offering.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
These [men]
אֵ֗לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

searched for
בִּקְשׁ֧וּ (biq·šū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1245: To search out, to strive after

their family records,
כְתָבָ֛ם (ḵə·ṯā·ḇām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3791: Something written, a writing, record, book

but they could not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

find them
נִמְצָ֑א (nim·ṣā)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

and so were excluded
וַיְגֹֽאֲל֖וּ (way·ḡō·’ă·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Pual - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1351: To soil, desecrate

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the priesthood {as unclean}.
הַכְּהֻנָּֽה׃ (hak·kə·hun·nāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3550: Priesthood


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