Nehemiah 9:38
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Now because of allוּבְכָל־
(u·ve·chol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
this 
 
384: "with me is God," an Isr. nameperhaps from eth and el
We are makingכֹּרְתִ֥ים
(ko·re·tim)
3772: to cut off, cut downa prim. root
an agreementאֲמָנָ֖ה
(a·ma·nah)
548: faith, supportfrom aman
in writing; 
 
3772: to cut off, cut downa prim. root
And on the sealedהֶֽחָת֔וּם
(he·cha·tum,)
2856: to seal, affix a seal, seal upa prim. root
document [are the names of] our leaders,שָׂרֵ֥ינוּ
(sa·rei·nu)
8269: chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, princefrom an unused word
our Levitesלְוִיֵּ֖נוּ
(le·vi·ye·nu)
3881: desc. of Levifrom Levi
[and] our priests."כֹּהֲנֵֽינוּ׃
(ko·ha·nei·nu.)
3548: priestfrom an unused word









KJV Lexicon
And because of all this we make
karath  (kaw-rath')
to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant
a sure
'amanah  (am-aw-naw')
something fixed, i.e. a covenant. an allowance -- certain portion, sure.
covenant and write
kathab  (kaw-thab')
to grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe) -- describe, record, prescribe, subscribe, write(-ing, -ten).
it and our princes
sar  (sar)
a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, (-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
Levites
Leviyiy  (lay-vee-ee')
a Levite or descendant of Levi -- Leviite.
and priests
kohen  (ko-hane')
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) -- chief ruler, own, priest, prince, principal officer.
seal
chatham  (khaw-tham')
to close up; especially to seal -- make an end, mark, seal (up), stop.
unto it
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now because of all this We are making an agreement in writing; And on the sealed document are the names of our leaders, our Levites and our priests."

King James Bible
And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, seal unto it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In view of all this, we are making a binding agreement in writing on a sealed document containing the names of our leaders, Levites, and priests.

International Standard Version
"Because of all this, we are making a binding agreement, putting it in writing, and our leaders, our descendants of Levi, and our priests hereby set their seals upon it."

NET Bible
"Because of all of this we are entering into a binding covenant in written form; our leaders, our Levites, and our priests have affixed their names on the sealed document."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"We are making a binding agreement [and putting it] in writing because of all this. Our leaders, Levites, and priests are putting their seals on the document."

King James 2000 Bible
And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our leaders, Levites, and priests, seal it.
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