Nehemiah 11:2
New International Version
The people commended all who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
And the people commended everyone who volunteered to resettle in Jerusalem.

English Standard Version
And the people blessed all the men who willingly offered to live in Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

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.

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

Contemporary English Version
Then everyone else asked God to bless those who were willing to live in Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
The people praised anyone else who volunteered to live in 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.

New Heart English Bible
The people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

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

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

New American Standard 1977
And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

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

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

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

American Standard Version
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the people blessed all the men that volunteered to dwell in Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.

World English Bible
The people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
and the people give a blessing to all the men who are offering themselves willingly to dwell in Jerusalem.
Study Bible
The New Settlers in Jerusalem
1Now the leaders of the people settled in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in the holy city of Jerusalem, while the remaining nine were to dwell in their own cities. 2And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem. 3These are the heads of the provinces who settled in Jerusalem (but in the villages of Judah each lived on his own property in their towns—the Israelites, priests, Levites, temple servants, and descendants of Solomon’s servants—…
Cross References
Judges 5:9
My heart is with the princes of Israel, with the volunteers among the people. Bless the LORD!

Psalm 110:3
Your people shall be willing on Your day of battle. Arrayed in holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn, to You belongs the dew of Your youth.

Treasury of Scripture

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

blessed.

Deuteronomy 24:13
In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Job 29:13
The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Job 31:20
If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

willingly.

Judges 5:9
My heart is toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless ye the LORD.

2 Corinthians 8:16,17
But thanks be to God, which put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you…







Lexicon
And the people
הָעָ֑ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

blessed
וַֽיְבָרֲכ֖וּ (way·ḇā·ră·ḵū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

all
לְכֹל֙ (lə·ḵōl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the men
הָֽאֲנָשִׁ֔ים (hā·’ă·nā·šîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

who volunteered
הַמִּֽתְנַדְּבִ֔ים (ham·miṯ·nad·də·ḇîm)
Article | Verb - Hitpael - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5068: To impel, to volunteer, to present spontaneously

to live
לָשֶׁ֖בֶת (lā·še·ḇeṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

in Jerusalem.
בִּירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel
Verse 2. - The men that willingly offered themselves. Besides those on whom the lot fell, a certain number volunteered to change their residence and to transfer themselves and families from their country homes to Jerusalem. The people called down blessings upon them for their patriotism. 11:1-36 The distribution of the people. - In all ages, men have preferred their own ease and advantage to the public good. Even the professors of religion too commonly seek their own, and not the things of Christ. Few have had such attachment to holy things and holy places, as to renounce pleasure for their sake. Yet surely, our souls should delight to dwell where holy persons and opportunities of spiritual improvement most abound. If we have not this love to the city of our God, and to every thing that assists our communion with the Saviour, how shall we be willing to depart hence; to be absent from the body, that we may be present with the Lord? To the carnal-minded, the perfect holiness of the New Jerusalem would be still harder to bear than the holiness of God's church on earth. Let us seek first the favour of God, and his glory; let us study to be patient, contented, and useful in our several stations, and wait, with cheerful hope, for admission into the holy city of God.
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