Nehemiah 5:17
New International Version
Furthermore, a hundred and fifty Jews and officials ate at my table, as well as those who came to us from the surrounding nations.

New Living Translation
I asked for nothing, even though I regularly fed 150 Jewish officials at my table, besides all the visitors from other lands!

English Standard Version
Moreover, there were at my table 150 men, Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.

Berean Study Bible
There were 150 Jews and officials at my table, besides the guests from the surrounding nations.

King James Bible
Moreover there were at my table an hundred and fifty of the Jews and rulers, beside those that came unto us from among the heathen that are about us.

New King James Version
And at my table were one hundred and fifty Jews and rulers, besides those who came to us from the nations around us.

New American Standard Bible
Moreover, there were at my table 150 Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.

NASB 1995
Moreover, there were at my table one hundred and fifty Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.

NASB 1977
Moreover, there were at my table one hundred and fifty Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.

Amplified Bible
Moreover, there were at my table a hundred and fifty Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.

Christian Standard Bible
There were 150 Jews and officials, as well as guests from the surrounding nations at my table.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There were 150 Jews and officials, as well as guests from the surrounding nations at my table.

American Standard Version
Moreover there were at my table, of the Jews and the rulers, a hundred and fifty men, besides those that came unto us from among the nations that were round about us.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Princes and the Governors, a hundred and fifty men, and those who came to us from the nations which surround us, they came to us, each man with his gift.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Jews, to the number of a hundred and fifty men, besides those coming to us from the nations round about, were at my table.

Contemporary English Version
I usually fed 150 of our own Jewish people and their leaders, as well as foreign visitors from surrounding lands.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Jews also and the magistrates to the number of one hundred and fifty men, were at my table, besides them that came to us from among the nations that were round about us.

English Revised Version
Moreover there were at my table of the Jews and the rulers an hundred and fifty men, beside those that came unto us from among the heathen that were round about us.

Good News Translation
I regularly fed at my table a hundred and fifty of the Jewish people and their leaders, besides all the people who came to me from the surrounding nations.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I fed 150 Jewish leaders and their people who came to us from the surrounding nations.

International Standard Version
I fed 150 Jews and officials every day, not counting those who came from the nations around us.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Moreover there were at my table of the Jews and the rulers a hundred and fifty men, beside those that came unto us from among the nations that were round about us.

Literal Standard Version
and of the Jews, and of the prefects, one hundred and fifty men, and those coming to us of the nations that [are] around us, [are] at my table;

NET Bible
There were 150 Jews and officials who dined with me routinely, in addition to those who came to us from the nations all around us.

New Heart English Bible
Moreover there were at my table, of the Jews and the rulers, one hundred fifty men, besides those who came to us from among the nations that were around us.

World English Bible
Moreover there were at my table, of the Jews and the rulers, one hundred fifty men, besides those who came to us from among the nations that were around us.

Young's Literal Translation
and of the Jews, and of the prefects, a hundred and fifty men, and those coming in unto us of the nations that are round about us, are at my table;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Nehemiah's Generosity
16Instead, I devoted myself to the construction of the wall, and all my servants were gathered there for the work; we did not acquire any land. 17There were 150 Jews and officials at my table, besides the guests from the surrounding nations. 18Each day one ox, six choice sheep, and some fowl were prepared for me, and once every ten days an abundance of all kinds of wine was provided. But I did not demand the food allotted to the governor, because the burden on the people was so heavy.…

Cross References
1 Kings 18:19
Now summon all Israel to meet me on Mount Carmel, along with the four hundred and fifty prophets of Baal and the four hundred prophets of Asherah who eat at Jezebel's table."

Nehemiah 5:16
Instead, I devoted myself to the construction of the wall, and all my servants were gathered there for the work; we did not acquire any land.


Treasury of Scripture

Moreover there were at my table an hundred and fifty of the Jews and rulers, beside those that came to us from among the heathen that are about us.

at my table

2 Samuel 9:7,13
And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely shew thee kindness for Jonathan thy father's sake, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually…

1 Kings 18:19
Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, which eat at Jezebel's table.

an hundred

Isaiah 32:8
But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

Romans 12:13
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

1 Peter 4:9,10
Use hospitality one to another without grudging…









(17) At my table.--The charge on the governor's free hospitality was heavy: "of the Jews a hundred and fifty rulers, besides those that came" occasionally from the country.

Because the bondage.--Rather, because the service of building was heavy.

The bondage.--Rather, the service was heavy.

Verse 17. - An hundred and fifty of the Jews and rulers. The "hundred and fifty" were, all of them, "rulers." Nehemiah means to say that he entertained continually at his table 150 of the Jewish chief men or "rulers" (segdnim), and also an indefinite number of foreign Jews, who came on short visits to Jerusalem.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
There were 150
מֵאָ֧ה (mê·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 3967: A hundred

Jews
וְהַיְּהוּדִ֨ים (wə·hay·yə·hū·ḏîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3064: Jews -- Jewish

and officials
וְהַסְּגָנִ֜ים (wə·has·sə·ḡā·nîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5461: A prefect of a, province

at
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

my table,
שֻׁלְחָנִֽי׃ (šul·ḥā·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 7979: A table, a meal

besides the guests
וְהַבָּאִ֥ים (wə·hab·bā·’îm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the surrounding
סְבִיבֹתֵ֖ינוּ (sə·ḇî·ḇō·ṯê·nū)
Adverb | first person common plural
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around

nations
הַגּוֹיִ֥ם (hag·gō·w·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts


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