Ezra 8:9
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New American Standard Bible
of the sons of Joab, Obadiah the son of Jehiel and 218 males with him;

King James Bible
Of the sons of Joab; Obadiah the son of Jehiel, and with him two hundred and eighteen males.

Darby Bible Translation
Of the children of Joab, Obadiah the son of Jehiel, and with him two hundred and eighteen males.

World English Bible
Of the sons of Joab, Obadiah the son of Jehiel; and with him two hundred and eighteen males.

Young's Literal Translation
From the sons of Joab: Obadiah son of Jehiel, and with him two hundred and eighteen who are males.

Ezra 8:9 Parallel
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Ezra 8:9 Parallel Commentaries

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A Spiritual Revival
Ezra's arrival in Jerusalem was opportune. There was great need of the influence of his presence. His coming brought courage and hope to the hearts of many who had long labored under difficulties. Since the return of the first company of exiles under the leadership of Zerubbabel and Joshua, over seventy years before, much had been accomplished. The temple had been finished, and the walls of the city had been partially repaired. Yet much remained undone. Among those who had returned to Jerusalem in
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Old Testament Canon from Its Beginning to Its Close.
The first important part of the Old Testament put together as a whole was the Pentateuch, or rather, the five books of Moses and Joshua. This was preceded by smaller documents, which one or more redactors embodied in it. The earliest things committed to writing were probably the ten words proceeding from Moses himself, afterwards enlarged into the ten commandments which exist at present in two recensions (Exod. xx., Deut. v.) It is true that we have the oldest form of the decalogue from the Jehovist
Samuel Davidson—The Canon of the Bible

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