2 Chronicles 31:19
New International Version
As for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who lived on the farm lands around their towns or in any other towns, men were designated by name to distribute portions to every male among them and to all who were recorded in the genealogies of the Levites.

New Living Translation
As for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who were living in the open villages around the towns, men were appointed by name to distribute portions to every male among the priests and to all the Levites listed in the genealogical records.

English Standard Version
And for the sons of Aaron, the priests, who were in the fields of common land belonging to their cities, there were men in the several cities who were designated by name to distribute portions to every male among the priests and to everyone among the Levites who was enrolled.

Berean Study Bible
As for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who lived on the farmlands around their cities, in each and every city, men were designated by name to distribute a portion to every male among the priests and to every Levite listed by the genealogies.

New American Standard Bible
Also for the sons of Aaron the priests who were in the pasture lands of their cities, or in each and every city, there were men who were designated by name to distribute portions to every male among the priests and to everyone genealogically enrolled among the Levites.

King James Bible
Also of the sons of Aaron the priests, which were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every several city, the men that were expressed by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogies among the Levites.

Christian Standard Bible
and to the descendants of Aaron, the priests, in the common fields of their cities, in each and every city. There were men who were registered by name to distribute a portion to every male among the priests and to every Levite recorded by genealogy.

Contemporary English Version
Hezekiah also appointed other men to take food and supplies to the priests and Levites whose homes were in the pastureland around the towns of Judah. But the priests had to be descendants of Aaron, and the Levites had to be listed in the official records.

Good News Translation
Among the priests who lived in the cities assigned to Aaron's descendants or in the pasture lands belonging to these cities, there were responsible men who distributed the food to all the males in the priestly families and to everyone who was on the rolls of the Levite clans.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and to the descendants of Aaron, the priests, in the common fields of their cities, in each and every city. There were men who were registered by name to distribute a portion to every male among the priests and to every Levite recorded by genealogy.

International Standard Version
Furthermore, with respect to the descendants of Aaron, that is, the priests who lived out in the country away from the cities, or who lived in each and every city, men were designated by name to distribute portions to every male among the priests and to everyone who had been enrolled by genealogy among the descendants of Levi.

NET Bible
As for the descendants of Aaron, the priests who lived in the outskirts of all their cities, men were assigned to disburse portions to every male among the priests and to every Levite listed in the genealogical records.

New Heart English Bible
Also for the sons of Aaron the priests, who were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every city, there were men who were mentioned by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all who were reckoned by genealogy among the Levites.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Men were appointed to give a portion of the offerings to all the males in the priestly families and to everyone listed in the genealogies of the Levites. These men were Aaron's descendants, priests who lived in the pasturelands of every Levite city.

JPS Tanakh 1917
also for the sons of Aaron the priests, that were in the fields of the open land about their cities, in every city, there were men that were mentioned by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogy among the Levites.

New American Standard 1977
Also for the sons of Aaron the priests who were in the pasture lands of their cities, or in each and every city, there were men who were designated by name to distribute portions to every male among the priests and to everyone genealogically enrolled among the Levites.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Likewise, to the sons of Aaron, the priests, who were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in all the cities, the men that were expressed by name, gave portions to all the males among the priests and to all the lineage of the Levites.

King James 2000 Bible
Also of the sons of Aaron the priests, who were in the fields of the pasture lands of their cities, in every city, men were designated by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were listed by genealogies among the Levites.

American King James Version
Also of the sons of Aaron the priests, which were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every several city, the men that were expressed by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogies among the Levites.

American Standard Version
Also for the sons of Aaron the priests, that were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every city, there were men that were mentioned by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogy among the Levites.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
As for the sons of Aaron that executed the priests' office, —even those from their cities the men in each several city who were named expressly, — were appointed to give a portion to every male among the priests, and to every one reckoned among the Levites.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Also of the sons of Aaron who were in the fields and in the suburbs of each city, there were men appointed, to distribute portions to all the males, among the priests and the Levites.

Darby Bible Translation
And for the sons of Aaron the priests who were in the country, in the suburbs of their cities, there were, in every several city, men expressed by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all the Levites that were entered in the register.

English Revised Version
Also for the sons of Aaron the priests, which were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every several city; there were men that were expressed by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogy among the Levites.

Webster's Bible Translation
Also of the sons of Aaron the priests, who were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every several city, the men that were expressed by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogies among the Levites.

World English Bible
Also for the sons of Aaron the priests, who were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every city, there were men who were mentioned by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all who were reckoned by genealogy among the Levites.

Young's Literal Translation
And to sons of Aaron, the priests, in the fields of the suburb of their cities, in every city and city, are men who have been defined by name, to give portions to every male among the priests, and to every one who reckoned himself by genealogy among the Levites.
Study Bible
Hezekiah Organizes the Priests
18The genealogy included all the little ones, wives, sons, and daughters in the whole assembly. For they had faithfully consecrated themselves as holy. 19As for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who lived on the farmlands around their cities, in each and every city, men were designated by name to distribute a portion to every male among the priests and to every Levite listed by the genealogies. 20So this is what Hezekiah did throughout Judah. He did what was good and upright and true before the LORD his God.…
Cross References
Leviticus 25:34
But the open fields around their cities may not be sold, for this is their permanent possession.

Numbers 35:2
"Command the Israelites to give, from the inheritance they will possess, cities for the Levites to live in and pasturelands around the cities.

2 Chronicles 31:12
And they faithfully brought in the contributions, tithes, and dedicated gifts. Conaniah the Levite was the officer in charge of them, and his brother Shimei was second.

2 Chronicles 31:18
The genealogy included all the little ones, wives, sons, and daughters in the whole assembly. For they had faithfully consecrated themselves as holy.

Treasury of Scripture

Also of the sons of Aaron the priests, which were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every several city, the men that were expressed by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogies among the Levites.

the fields

2 Chronicles 31:15
And next him were Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in their set office, to give to their brethren by courses, as well to the great as to the small:

Leviticus 25:34
But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their perpetual possession.

Numbers 35:2-5
Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them…

the men

2 Chronicles 31:12-15
And brought in the offerings and the tithes and the dedicated things faithfully: over which Cononiah the Levite was ruler, and Shimei his brother was the next…

2 Chronicles 28:15
And the men which were expressed by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and to drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them upon asses, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brethren: then they returned to Samaria.







Lexicon
As for the priests,
הַכֹּהֲנִ֜ים (hak·kō·hă·nîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3548: Priest

the descendants
וְלִבְנֵי֩ (wə·liḇ·nê)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Aaron,
אַהֲרֹ֨ן (’a·hă·rōn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

[who lived on] the farmlands
בִּשְׂדֵ֨י (biś·ḏê)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7704: Field, land

around their cities,
עָרֵיהֶם֙ (‘ā·rê·hem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

in each
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

and every city,
עִ֣יר (‘îr)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

men
אֲנָשִׁ֕ים (’ă·nā·šîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

were designated
נִקְּב֖וּ (niq·qə·ḇū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5344: To puncture

by name
בְּשֵׁמ֑וֹת (bə·šê·mō·wṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8034: A name

to distribute
לָתֵ֣ת (lā·ṯêṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

a portion
מָנ֗וֹת (mā·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4490: Something weighed out, a division, a ration, a lot

to every
לְכָל־ (lə·ḵāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

male
זָכָר֙ (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2145: Remembered, a male

among the priests
בַּכֹּ֣הֲנִ֔ים (bak·kō·hă·nîm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3548: Priest

and to every
וּלְכָל־ (ū·lə·ḵāl-)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

Levite
בַּלְוִיִּֽם׃ (bal·wî·yim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

listed by the genealogies.
הִתְיַחֵ֖שׂ (hiṯ·ya·ḥêś)
Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 3187: To enroll oneself or be enrolled by genealogy
(19) Also of the sons of Aaron the priests.--Officers were likewise appointed to distribute portions. to the priests and Levites who dwelt on their farms. outside of the sacerdotal cities. Render, "and for the sons of Aaron the priests, in the farms of the pasturage of their cities, in each several city, there were men who were specified by names, to give portions to every male among the priests, and to every one that was registered among the Levites."

Fields of the suburbs.--See Leviticus 25:34; Numbers 35:5.

Expressed by name.--See 1Chronicles 12:31; 2Chronicles 28:15.

To all that were reckoned by genealogies.--Registered. The relative is omitted before the verb hiththyah?sh, which is here the perfect as in 2Chronicles 31:18, not the infinitive as in 2Chronicles 31:16.

Verse 19. - The much more manifest meaning of this verse confirms the interpretation favoured just above for vers. 15, 17, 18. The men that were expressed by name; translate, men were expressed... to give. The purport of this verse is to say that all priests and Levites of full age were sacredly remembered and similarly carefully provided for, viz. those also who lived in the fields of the suburbs of the cities (Leviticus 25:32-34; Numbers 35:2-5). 31:1-21 Hezekiah destroys idolatry. - After the passover, the people of Israel applied with vigour to destroy the monuments of idolatry. Public ordinances should stir us up to cleanse our hearts, our houses, and shops, from the filth of sin, and the idolatry of covetousness, and to excite others to do the same. The after-improvement of solemn ordinances, is of the greatest importance to personal, family, and public religion. When they had tasted the sweetness of God's ordinance in the late passover, they were free in maintaining the temple service. Those who enjoy the benefit of a settled ministry, will not grudge the expense of it. In all that Hezekiah attempted in God's service, he was earnest and single in his aim and dependence, and was prospered accordingly. Whether we have few or many talents intrusted to us, may we thus seek to improve them, and encourage others to do the same. What is undertaken with a sincere regard to the glory of God, will succeed to our own honour and comfort at last.
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