Ezra 2:62
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New International Version
These 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 they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

Darby Bible Translation
These sought their genealogical register, but they were not found; therefore were they, as polluted, removed from the priesthood.

World English Bible
These sought their register [among] those who were reckoned by genealogy, but they were 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 they have not been found, and they are redeemed from the priesthood,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The children of Solomon's servants - The Nethinim, and others appointed to do the meaner services of the holy house.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

therefore

Leviticus 21:21-23 No man that has a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come near to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire...

Numbers 3:10 And you shall appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office...

Numbers 16:40 To be a memorial to the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron...

Numbers 18:7 Therefore you and your sons with you shall keep your priest's office for everything of the altar, and within the veil...

were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood. Heb. they were polluted from the priesthood

Ezekiel 44:10-14 And the Levites that are gone away far from me, when Israel went astray, which went astray away from me after their idols...

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Altar and Temple
'And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem. 2. Then stood up Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brethren the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and his brethren, and builded the altar of the God of Israel, to offer burnt offerings thereon, as it is written in the law of Moses the man of God. 3. And they set the altar upon his bases; for fear was upon them because of the people of those
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Cross References
Numbers 16:39
So Eleazar the priest collected the bronze censers brought by those who had been burned to death, and he had them hammered out to overlay the altar,

Numbers 16:40
as the LORD directed him through Moses. This was to remind the Israelites that no one except a descendant of Aaron should come to burn incense before the LORD, or he would become like Korah and his followers.

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