Ezra 8:1
New International Version
These are the family heads and those registered with them who came up with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

New Living Translation
Here is a list of the family leaders and the genealogies of those who came with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

English Standard Version
These are the heads of their fathers’ houses, and this is the genealogy of those who went up with me from Babylonia, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king:

Berean Study Bible
These are the family heads and genealogical records of those who returned with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

King James Bible
These are now the chief of their fathers, and this is the genealogy of them that went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king.

New King James Version
These are the heads of their fathers’ houses, and this is the genealogy of those who went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of King Artaxerxes:

New American Standard Bible
Now these are the heads of their fathers’ households and the genealogical enrollment of those who went up with me from Babylon in the reign of King Artaxerxes:

NASB 1995
Now these are the heads of their fathers' households and the genealogical enrollment of those who went up with me from Babylon in the reign of King Artaxerxes:

NASB 1977
Now these are the heads of their fathers’ households and the genealogical enrollment of those who went up with me from Babylon in the reign of King Artaxerxes:

Amplified Bible
These are the heads of their fathers’ households and this is the genealogy of those who went up with me from Babylon in the reign of King Artaxerxes:

Christian Standard Bible
These are the family heads and the genealogical records of those who returned with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These are the family leaders and the genealogical records of those who returned with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

American Standard Version
Now these are the heads of their fathers houses , and this is the genealogy of them that went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And these are the names of the Chiefs of their fathers who were reckoned by genealogy, and they went up with me in the kingdom of Artakhshesht, King of Babel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And these are the heads of their families, the leaders that went up with me in the reign of Arthasastha the king of Babylon.

Contemporary English Version
Artaxerxes was king of Persia when I led the following chiefs of the family groups from Babylonia to Jerusalem:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now these are the chiefs of families, and the genealogy of them, who came up with me from Babylon in the reign of Artaxerxes the king.

English Revised Version
Now these are the heads of their fathers' houses, and this is the genealogy of them that went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king.

Good News Translation
This is the list of the heads of the clans who had been in exile in Babylonia and who returned with Ezra to Jerusalem when Artaxerxes was emperor:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These are the leaders of the families and the genealogy of those who left Babylon with me during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

International Standard Version
These are the leaders of the families listed among those who left Babylon with me during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now these are the heads of their fathers' houses, and this is the genealogy of them that went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king.

Literal Standard Version
And these [are] heads of their fathers, and the genealogy of those going up with me, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king, from Babylon.

NET Bible
These are the leaders and those enrolled with them by genealogy who were coming up with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

New Heart English Bible
Now these are the heads of their ancestral houses, and this is the genealogy of those who went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artachshasta the king:

World English Bible
Now these are the heads of their fathers' [houses], and this is the genealogy of those who went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king:

Young's Literal Translation
And these are heads of their fathers, and the genealogy of those going up with me, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king, from Babylon.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Exiles who Returned with Ezra
1These are the family heads and genealogical records of those who returned with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes: 2from the descendants of Phinehas, Gershom; from the descendants of Ithamar, Daniel; from the descendants of David, Hattush…

Cross References
Ezra 7:7
So in the seventh year of King Artaxerxes, he went up to Jerusalem with some of the Israelites, including priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, and temple servants.

Ezra 7:28
and who has shown me favor before the king, his counselors, and all his powerful officials. And because the hand of the LORD my God was upon me, I took courage and gathered the leaders of Israel to return with me.

Ezra 8:2
from the descendants of Phinehas, Gershom; from the descendants of Ithamar, Daniel; from the descendants of David, Hattush


Treasury of Scripture

These are now the chief of their fathers, and this is the genealogy of them that went up with me from Babylon, in the reign of Artaxerxes the king.

the chief

Ezra 1:5
Then rose up the chief of the fathers of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests, and the Levites, with all them whose spirit God had raised, to go up to build the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 9:34
These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations; these dwelt at Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 24:31
These likewise cast lots over against their brethren the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites, even the principal fathers over against their younger brethren.

genealogy

Ezra 2:62
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.

1 Chronicles 4:33
And all their villages that were round about the same cities, unto Baal. These were their habitations, and their genealogy.

1 Chronicles 9:1
So all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, behold, they were written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah, who were carried away to Babylon for their transgression.

them that went up

Ezra 7:7,13
And there went up some of the children of Israel, and of the priests, and the Levites, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinims, unto Jerusalem, in the seventh year of Artaxerxes the king…









VIII.

(1-14) A list of the chief names, given by families, of those who accompanied Ezra.

(1) This is the genealogy.--The names of the heads of houses is followed generally by that of the wider families they belonged to. With this list is to be compared the register of those who went up with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:2 seq.).

Verse 1. - On the expression chief of the fathers see comment on ch. 2:68.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
These
וְאֵ֛לֶּה (wə·’êl·leh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

are the family
אֲבֹתֵיהֶ֖ם (’ă·ḇō·ṯê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1: Father

heads
רָאשֵׁ֥י (rā·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7218: The head

and genealogical records
וְהִתְיַחְשָׂ֑ם (wə·hiṯ·yaḥ·śām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3187: To enroll oneself or be enrolled by genealogy

of those who returned
הָעֹלִ֣ים (hā·‘ō·lîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

with me
עִמִּ֗י (‘im·mî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

from Babylon
מִבָּבֶֽל׃ (mib·bā·ḇel)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 894: Babylon -- an eastern Mediterranean empire and its capital city

during the reign
בְּמַלְכ֛וּת (bə·mal·ḵūṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 4438: Royalty, royal power, reign, kingdom

of King
הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

Artaxerxes:
אַרְתַּחְשַׁ֥סְתְּא (’ar·taḥ·šast)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 783: Artaxerxes -- a son and successor of Xerxes, king of Persia


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