Ezra 2:61
New International Version
And from among the priests: The descendants of Hobaiah, Hakkoz and Barzillai (a man who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name).

New Living Translation
Three families of priests—Hobaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai—also returned. (This Barzillai had married a woman who was a descendant of Barzillai of Gilead, and he had taken her family name.)

English Standard Version
Also, of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, and the sons of Barzillai (who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called by their name).

Berean Study Bible
And from among the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name).

King James Bible
And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai; which took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name:

New King James Version
and of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Koz, and the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called by their name.

New American Standard Bible
Of the sons of the priests: the sons of Hobaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and he was called by their name.

NASB 1995
Of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and he was called by their name.

NASB 1977
And of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and he was called by their name.

Amplified Bible
Of the sons of the priests: the sons of Hobaiah, of Hakkoz, and of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and he was known by their name.

Christian Standard Bible
and from the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, the descendants of Barzillai—who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and who bore their name.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and from the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, the descendants of Barzillai—who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name.

American Standard Version
And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Hakkoz, the children of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And from the children of the Priests, the children of Khabiyah, the children of Qehuuts, the children of Barzali who took a wife of the daughters of Barzali the Galadite, and he was called by their name.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And of the children of the priests, the children of Labeia, the children of Akkus, the children of Berzellai, who took a wife of the daughter of Berzellai the Galaadite, and was called by their name.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And of the children of the priests: the children of Hobia, the children of Accos, the children of Berzellai, who took a wife of the daughters of Berzellai, the Galaadite, and was called by their name:

English Revised Version
And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Hakkoz, the children of Barzillai, which took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These descendants of the priests [couldn't prove their families were Israelites]: the descendants of Hobaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai (who had married one of the daughters of Barzillai from Gilead and took that [family] name).

International Standard Version
Descendants of the Priests: Descendants of Habaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai, who married one of the daughters of Barzillai from Gilead and took that name.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Hakkoz, the children of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.

Literal Standard Version
And of the sons of the priests: sons of Habaiah, sons of Koz, sons of Barzillai (who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and is called by their name);

NET Bible
And from among the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name).

New Heart English Bible
Of the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Habaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, the descendants of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.

World English Bible
Of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Hakkoz, the children of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.

Young's Literal Translation
And of the sons of the priests: sons of Habaiah, sons of Koz, sons of Barzillai (who took from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite a wife, and is called by their name;)

Additional Translations ...
Context
The List of Returning Exiles
60the descendants of Delaiah, the descendants of Tobiah, and the descendants of Nekoda, 652 in all. 61And from among the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name). 62These men searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 17:27
When David came to Mahanaim, he was met by Shobi son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, Machir son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim.

1 Kings 2:7
But show loving devotion to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table, because they stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.

Ezra 2:60
the descendants of Delaiah, the descendants of Tobiah, and the descendants of Nekoda, 652 in all.

Nehemiah 7:63
And from among the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name).


Treasury of Scripture

And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai; which took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name:

the children

Nehemiah 7:63,64
And of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai, which took one of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite to wife, and was called after their name…

Barzillai

2 Samuel 17:27
And it came to pass, when David was come to Mahanaim, that Shobi the son of Nahash of Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and Machir the son of Ammiel of Lodebar, and Barzillai the Gileadite of Rogelim,

2 Samuel 19:31-39
And Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim, and went over Jordan with the king, to conduct him over Jordan…

1 Kings 2:7
But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom thy brother.









(61) Barzillai the Gileadite.--See the well-known history in 2Samuel 17:27.

After their name.--Rather, after her name, she having been probably an heiress.

Verse 61. - Of the children of the priests. Some of those who claimed to be descendants of Aaron, and therefore priests, had also lost the evidence of their descent. This loss was held to disqualify them from the exercise of the priestly office (ver. 62).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And from
וּמִבְּנֵי֙ (ū·mib·bə·nê)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

among the priests:
הַכֹּ֣הֲנִ֔ים (hak·kō·hă·nîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3548: Priest

the descendants
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Habaiah,
חֳבַיָּ֖ה (ḥo·ḇay·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2252: Habaiah -- 'Yah has hidden', an Israelite

the descendants
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Hakkoz,
הַקּ֑וֹץ (haq·qō·wṣ)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6976: Hakkoz -- two Israelites

and the descendants
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Barzillai
בַרְזִלַּ֗י (ḇar·zil·lay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1271: Barzillai -- 'man of iron', three Israelites

(who
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

had married
לָ֠קַח (lā·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

a daughter
מִבְּנ֞וֹת (mib·bə·nō·wṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 1323: A daughter

of Barzillai
בַּרְזִלַּ֤י (bar·zil·lay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1271: Barzillai -- 'man of iron', three Israelites

the Gileadite
הַגִּלְעָדִי֙ (hag·gil·‘ā·ḏî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1569: Gileadite -- a descendant of Gilead, also an inhabitant of Gilead

and was called
וַיִּקָּרֵ֖א (way·yiq·qā·rê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

by
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

their name).
שְׁמָֽם׃ (šə·mām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8034: A name


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