Ezra 2:62
New International Version
These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

New Living Translation
They searched for their names in the genealogical records, but they were not found, so they were disqualified from serving as priests.

English Standard Version
These sought their registration among those enrolled in the genealogies, but they were not found there, and so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

Berean Study Bible
These men searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

New American Standard Bible
These searched among their ancestral registration, but they could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

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.

Christian Standard Bible
These searched for their entries in the genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified from the priesthood.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These searched for their entries in the genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified from the priesthood.

International Standard Version
These people searched for their ancestral registrations but they couldn't be located. Accordingly, they were assigned an "unclean" status and couldn't be priests.

NET Bible
They searched for their records in the genealogical materials, but did not find them. They were therefore excluded from the priesthood.

New Heart English Bible
These sought their place among those who were registered by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These people searched for their [family] names in the genealogical records, but their names couldn't be found there. For this reason they were considered contaminated and couldn't be priests.

JPS Tanakh 1917
These sought their register, that is, the genealogy, but it was not found; therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

New American Standard 1977
These searched among their ancestral registration, but they could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

Jubilee Bible 2000
These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found; therefore, they were, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

King James 2000 Bible
These sought their listing among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as defiled, excluded from the priesthood.

American King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
These sought their genealogy as though they had been reckoned, but they were not found; and they were removed, as polluted, from the priesthood.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These sought the writing of their genealogy, and found it not, and they were cast out of the priesthood.

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

English Revised Version
These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

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,
Study Bible
The List of Returning Exiles
61And from among the priests: the descendants of Habaiah, 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. 63The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest to consult the Urim and Thummim.…
Cross References
Numbers 16:39
So Eleazar the priest took the bronze censers brought by those who had been burned up, and he had them hammered out to overlay the altar,

Numbers 16:40
just as the LORD commanded him through Moses. This was to be a reminder to the Israelites that no outsider who is not a descendant of Aaron should approach to offer incense before the LORD, lest he become like Korah and his followers.

Treasury of Scripture

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.

therefore

Leviticus 21:21-23
No man that hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire: he hath a blemish; he shall not come nigh to offer the bread of his God…

Numbers 3:10
And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.

Numbers 16:40
To be a memorial unto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense before the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his company: as the LORD said to him by the hand of Moses.

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; they shall even bear their iniquity…







Lexicon
These [men]
אֵ֗לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

searched for
בִּקְשׁ֧וּ (biq·šū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1245: To search out, to strive after

their family records,
כְתָבָ֛ם (ḵə·ṯā·ḇām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3791: Something written, a writing, record, book

but they could not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

find them
נִמְצָ֑אוּ (nim·ṣā·’ū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

and so were excluded
וַֽיְגֹאֲל֖וּ (way·ḡō·’ă·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Pual - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1351: To soil, desecrate

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

the priesthood {as unclean}.
הַכְּהֻנָּֽה׃ (hak·kə·hun·nāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3550: Priesthood
(62) Their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy.--Better, their record, or the record of the Enregistered.

Polluted.--Levitically disqualified.

2:36-63 Those who undervalue their relation to the Lord in times of reproach, persecution, or distress, will have no benefit from it when it becomes honourable or profitable. Those who have no evidence that they are, by the new birth, spiritual priests unto God, through Jesus Christ, have no right to the comforts and privileges of Christians.
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