New International Version
and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men.
King James Bible
And after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty and eight.
Darby Bible Translation
and after him, Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred and twenty-eight:
World English Bible
After him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty-eight.
Young's Literal Translation
and after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty and eight.
Nehemiah 11:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now these are the chief - A good deal of difference will be found between the enumeration here and that in 1 Chronicles 9:2, etc. There, those only who came with Zerubbabel appear to be numbered; here, those, and the persons who came with Ezra and Nehemiah, enter into the account.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Lydda was a village, not yielding to a city in greatness." Concerning its situation, and distance from Jerusalem, the Misna hath these words: "The vineyard of four years" (that is, the fruit of a vineyard now of four years' growth; for, for the first three years, they were trees, as it were, not circumcised) "was brought to Jerusalem, in the space of a day's journey on every side. Now these were the bounds of it; Elath on the south; Acrabatta on the north; Lydda on the west; and Jordan on the east." …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
1 Chronicles 9:9
The people from Benjamin, as listed in their genealogy, numbered 956. All these men were heads of their families.
From the descendants of Benjamin: Sallu son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jeshaiah,
Joel son of Zikri was their chief officer, and Judah son of Hassenuah was over the New Quarter of the city.
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