Nehemiah 7:19
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
The sons of Bigvai, 2,067.

King James Bible
The children of Bigvai, two thousand threescore and seven.

American Standard Version
The children of Bigvai, two thousand threescore and seven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The children of Beguai, two thousand sixty-seven.

English Revised Version
The children of Bigvai, two thousand threescore and seven.

Webster's Bible Translation
The children of Bigvai, two thousand and sixty seven.

Nehemiah 7:19 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

And God put into my heart, i.e., God inspired me with the resolution; comp. Nehemiah 2:12. What resolution, is declared by the sentences following, which detail its execution. The resolution to gather together the nobles and rulers of the people for the purpose of making a list of their kinsmen, and thus to obtain a basis for the operations contemplated for increasing the inhabitants of Jerusalem. והסּגנים החרים are combined, as in Nehemiah 2:16. On התיחשׂ, comp. 1 Chronicles 5:17.

While this resolve was under consideration, Nehemiah found the register, i.e., the genealogical registry, of those who came up at first (from Babylon). בּראשׁונה, at the beginning, i.e., with Zerubbabel and Joshua under Cyrus (Ezra 2), and not subsequently with Ezra (Ezra 7). "And I found written therein." These words introduce the list now given. This list, vv. 6-73a, is identical with that in Ezra 2, and has been already discussed in our remarks on that chapter.

Nehemiah 7:19 Parallel Commentaries

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Bigvai

Ezra 2:14 The children of Bigvai, two thousand fifty and six.

2056. two thousand (One MS. of Dr. Kennicott's reads 'two thousand sixty and six;' but no doubt 'two thousand and fifty-six,' is the true reading, as in the parallel passage.)

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