Nehemiah 7:26
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New International Version
the men of Bethlehem and Netophah 188

King James Bible
The men of Bethlehem and Netophah, an hundred fourscore and eight.

Darby Bible Translation
The men of Bethlehem and Netophah, a hundred and eighty-eight.

World English Bible
The men of Bethlehem and Netophah, one hundred eighty-eight.

Young's Literal Translation
Men of Beth-Lehem and Netophah: a hundred eighty and eight.

Nehemiah 7:26 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The children of Bigval, two thousand threescore and seven - Some MSS. read two thousand and sixty-six, as in Ezra 2:14.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The men (The Septuagint reads here the same as in the parallel place, 'The children of Bethlehem, one hundred twenty and three; the children of Netophah, fifty and six.' Though this reading is not found in any Hebrew MS. yet collated, it is doubtless the true one.)


Ezra 2:21,22 The children of Bethlehem, an hundred twenty and three...

"Take My Yoke Upon You, and Learn of Me," &C.
Matt. xi. 20.--"Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me," &c. Self love is generally esteemed infamous and contemptible among men. It is of a bad report every where, and indeed as it is taken commonly, there is good reason for it, that it should be hissed out of all societies, if reproaching and speaking evil of it would do it. But to speak the truth, the name is not so fit to express the thing, for that which men call self love, may rather be called self hatred. Nothing is more pernicious to a man's
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Influences that Gave Rise to the Priestly Laws and Histories
[Sidenote: Influences in the exile that produced written ceremonial laws] The Babylonian exile gave a great opportunity and incentive to the further development of written law. While the temple stood, the ceremonial rites and customs received constant illustration, and were transmitted directly from father to son in the priestly families. Hence, there was little need of writing them down. But when most of the priests were carried captive to Babylonia, as in 597 B.C., and ten years later the temple
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Nehemiah 7:25
of Gibeon 95

Nehemiah 7:27
of Anathoth 128

Jeremiah 40:8
they came to Gedaliah at Mizpah--Ishmael son of Nethaniah, Johanan and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, Seraiah son of Tanhumeth, the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the son of the Maakathite, and their men.

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