Nehemiah 11:2
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
And the peopleהָעָ֑ם
(ha·'am;)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
blessedוַֽיְבָרֲכ֖וּ
(vay·va·ra·chu)
1288: to kneel, blessa prim. root
allלְכֹל֙
(le·chol)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the menהָֽאֲנָשִׁ֔ים
(ha·'a·na·shim,)
376: manfrom an unused word
who volunteeredהַמִּֽתְנַדְּבִ֔ים
(ham·mit·nad·de·vim,)
5068: to incite, impela prim. root
to liveלָשֶׁ֖בֶת
(la·she·vet)
3427: to sit, remain, dwella prim. root
in Jerusalem.בִּירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
(bi·ru·sha·lim.)
3389: probably "foundation of peace," capital city of all Isr.from yarah and shalem







KJV Lexicon
And the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
blessed
barak  (baw-rak')
to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason)
all the men
'enowsh  (en-oshe')
a mortal; hence, a man in general (singly or collectively)English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word.
that willingly offered
nadab  (naw-dab')
to impel; hence, to volunteer (as a soldier), to present spontaneously -- offer freely, be (give, make, offer self) willing(-ly).
themselves to dwell
yashab  (yaw-shab')
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
at Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

King James Bible
And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The people praised all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
And the people blessed all of the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

NET Bible
The people gave their blessing on all the men who volunteered to settle in Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The people blessed everyone who willingly offered to live in Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.
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