New International Version
They also brought 220 of the temple servants--a body that David and the officials had established to assist the Levites. All were registered by name.
King James Bible
Also of the Nethinims, whom David and the princes had appointed for the service of the Levites, two hundred and twenty Nethinims: all of them were expressed by name.
Darby Bible Translation
and of the Nethinim, whom David and the princes had appointed for the service of the Levites, two hundred and twenty Nethinim: all of them were expressed by name.
World English Bible
and of the Nethinim, whom David and the princes had given for the service of the Levites, two hundred and twenty Nethinim: all of them were mentioned by name.
Young's Literal Translation
and from the Nethinim, whom David and the heads gave for the service of the Levites, two hundred and twenty Nethinim, all of them defined by name.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
At the place Casiphia - The most judicious commentators are agreed that by Casiphia, the Caspian mountains, between Media and Hyrcania, are intended; where, probably, the Nethinim were employed in working silver mines: כסף keseph, from which the word comes, signifies silver.
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LibraryThe Charge of the Pilgrim Priests
'Watch ye, and keep them, until ye weigh them ... at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of the Lord.'--EZRA viii. 29. The little band of Jews, seventeen hundred in number, returning from Babylon, had just started on that long pilgrimage, and made a brief halt in order to get everything in order for their transit across the desert; when their leader Ezra, taking count of his men, discovers that amongst them there are none of the priests or Levites. He then takes measures to reinforce his little …
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Ezra, the Priest and Scribe
1 Chronicles 9:2
Now the first to resettle on their own property in their own towns were some Israelites, priests, Levites and temple servants.
The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,
Some of the Israelites, including priests, Levites, musicians, gatekeepers and temple servants, also came up to Jerusalem in the seventh year of King Artaxerxes.
and Hashabiah, together with Jeshaiah from the descendants of Merari, and his brothers and nephews, 20 in all.
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