Nehemiah 11:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3427 [e]וַיֵּשְׁב֥וּ
way-yê-šə-ḇū
And dweltConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
8269 [e]שָׂרֵֽי־
śā-rê-
the leadersN-mpc
5971 [e]הָעָ֖ם
hā-‘ām
of the peopleArt | N-ms
3389 [e]בִּירוּשָׁלִָ֑ם
bî-rū-šā-lim;
at JerusalemPrep-b | N-proper-fs
7605 [e]וּשְׁאָ֣ר
ū-šə-’ār
and the restConj-w | N-msc
5971 [e]הָ֠עָם
hā-‘ām
of the peopleArt | N-ms
5307 [e]הִפִּ֨ילוּ
hip-pî-lū
castV-Hifil-Perf-3cp
1486 [e]גוֹרָל֜וֹת
ḡō-w-rā-lō-wṯ
lotsN-mp
935 [e]לְהָבִ֣יא ׀
lə-hā-ḇî
to bringPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
259 [e]אֶחָ֣ד
’e-ḥāḏ
oneNumber-ms
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
outPrep
6235 [e]הָעֲשָׂרָ֗ה
hā-‘ă-śā-rāh,
of tenArt | Number-ms
3427 [e]לָשֶׁ֙בֶת֙
lā-še-ḇeṯ
to dwellPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3389 [e]בִּֽירוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙
bî-rū-šā-lim
in JerusalemPrep-b | N-proper-fs
5892 [e]עִ֣יר
‘îr
cityN-fsc
6944 [e]הַקֹּ֔דֶשׁ
haq-qō-ḏeš,
the holyArt | N-ms
8672 [e]וְתֵ֥שַׁע
wə-ṯê-ša‘
andConj-w | Number-fs
3027 [e]הַיָּד֖וֹת
hay-yā-ḏō-wṯ
nine-tenthsArt | N-fp
5892 [e]בֶּעָרִֽים׃
be-‘ā-rîm.
[were to dwell] in [other] citiesPrep-b, Art | N-fp









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 11:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֵּשְׁב֥וּ שָׂרֵֽי־הָעָ֖ם בִּירוּשָׁלִָ֑ם וּשְׁאָ֣ר הָ֠עָם הִפִּ֨ילוּ גֹורָלֹ֜ות לְהָבִ֣יא ׀ אֶחָ֣ד מִן־הָעֲשָׂרָ֗ה לָשֶׁ֙בֶת֙ בִּֽירוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙ עִ֣יר הַקֹּ֔דֶשׁ וְתֵ֥שַׁע הַיָּדֹ֖ות בֶּעָרִֽים׃

נחמיה 11:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישבו שרי־העם בירושלם ושאר העם הפילו גורלות להביא ׀ אחד מן־העשרה לשבת בירושלם עיר הקדש ותשע הידות בערים׃

נחמיה 11:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישבו שרי־העם בירושלם ושאר העם הפילו גורלות להביא ׀ אחד מן־העשרה לשבת בירושלם עיר הקדש ותשע הידות בערים׃

נחמיה 11:1 Hebrew Bible
וישבו שרי העם בירושלם ושאר העם הפילו גורלות להביא אחד מן העשרה לשבת בירושלם עיר הקדש ותשע הידות בערים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem, but the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while nine-tenths remained in the other cities.

King James Bible
And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts to dwell in other cities.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now the leaders of the people stayed in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots for one out of ten to come and live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while the other nine#NAME? towns.
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the rulers.

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cast lots. Jerusalem certainly had many inhabitants at this time, but not sufficient to preserve the city, which was now encompassed with a wall, the building of which was going on fast. Nehemiah, therefore, obliged one-tenth of the country people to come and dwell in it, that the population might be sufficient for the defence of the city. Some volunteered their services, which was at that time considered a sacrifice to patriotism; as Jerusalem then afforded very few advantages, and was a place of considerable danger: hence 'the people blessed them that willingly offered themselves.'

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one of ten.

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the holy.

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