Nehemiah 7:61
New International Version
The following came up from the towns of Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon and Immer, but they could not show that their families were descended from Israel:

New Living Translation
Another group returned at this time from the towns of Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Kerub, Addan, and Immer. However, they could not prove that they or their families were descendants of Israel.

English Standard Version
The following were those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but they could not prove their fathers’ houses nor their descent, whether they belonged to Israel:

Berean Study Bible
The following came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but could not prove that their families were descended from Israel:

King James Bible
And these were they which went up also from Telmelah, Telharesha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer: but they could not shew their father's house, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel.

New King James Version
And these were the ones who came up from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but they could not identify their father’s house nor their lineage, whether they were of Israel:

New American Standard Bible
These were the ones who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer; but they could not provide evidence for their fathers’ households or their descendants, whether they were of Israel:

NASB 1995
These were they who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon and Immer; but they could not show their fathers' houses or their descendants, whether they were of Israel:

NASB 1977
And these were they who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer; but they could not show their fathers’ houses or their descendants, whether they were of Israel:

Amplified Bible
And these were the ones who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon and Immer; but they [had no birth records and] could not prove their fathers’ houses or their descent, whether they were of Israel:

Christian Standard Bible
The following are those who came from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but were unable to prove that their ancestral families and their lineage were Israelite:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The following are those who came from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but were unable to prove that their families and ancestors were Israelite:

American Standard Version
And these were they that went up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer; but they could not show their fathers houses, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
These who came up from Telmalkha to Telabah and to Kurab, these spoke and they could not show the generations of their fathers and their seed, except that they were from Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And these went up from Thelmeleth, Thelaresa, Charub, Eron, Jemer: but they could not declare the houses of their families, or their seed, whether they were of Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And these are they that came up from Telmela, Thelharsa, Cherub, Addon, and Emmer: and could not shew the house of their fathers, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel.

English Revised Version
And these were they which went up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer: but they could not shew their fathers' houses, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The following people came from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they couldn't prove they were Israelites on the basis of their father's family or their genealogy:

International Standard Version
Here is a list of returnees from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, who could not prove their ancestry and lineage from Israel:

JPS Tanakh 1917
And these were they that went up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer; but they could not tell their fathers' houses, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel:

Literal Standard Version
And these [are] those coming up from Tel-Melah, Tel-Harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer—and they have not been able to declare the house of their fathers, and their seed, whether they [are] of Israel—

NET Bible
These are the ones who came up from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon, and Immer (although they were unable to certify their family connection or their ancestry, as to whether they were really from Israel):

New Heart English Bible
These were those who went up from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer; but they could not prove their ancestral houses, nor their descent, whether they were of Israel:

World English Bible
These were those who went up from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer; but they could not show their fathers' houses, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel:

Young's Literal Translation
And these are those coming up from Tel-Melah, Tel-Harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer -- and they have not been able to declare the house of their fathers, and their seed, whether they are of Israel --

Additional Translations ...
Context
The List of Returning Exiles
60The temple servants and descendants of the servants of Solomon numbered 392 in all. 61The following came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but could not prove that their families were descended from Israel: 62the descendants of Delaiah, the descendants of Tobiah, and the descendants of Nekoda, 642 in all.…

Cross References
Ezra 2:59
The following came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but could not prove that their families were descended from Israel:

Nehemiah 7:60
The temple servants and descendants of the servants of Solomon numbered 392 in all.

Nehemiah 7:62
the descendants of Delaiah, the descendants of Tobiah, and the descendants of Nekoda, 642 in all.


Treasury of Scripture

And these were they which went up also from Telmelah, Telharesha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer: but they could not show their father's house, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel.

Ezra 2:59
And these were they which went up from Telmelah, Telharsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer: but they could not shew their father's house, and their seed, whether they were of Israel:

Tel-harsa, Addan.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The following
וְאֵ֗לֶּה (wə·’êl·leh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

came up
הָֽעוֹלִים֙ (hā·‘ō·w·lîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

from Tel-melah,
מֶ֙לַח֙ (me·laḥ)
Preposition | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8528: Tel-melah -- 'mound of salt', a place in Babylon

Tel-harsha,
חַרְשָׁ֔א (ḥar·šā)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8521: Tel-harsha -- 'mound of a craftsman', a city in Babylon

Cherub,
כְּר֥וּב (kə·rūḇ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3743: Cherub -- a place in Babylon

Addon,
אַדּ֖וֹן (’ad·dō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 114: Addon -- 'powerful', apparantly a place in Babylon

and Immer,
וְאִמֵּ֑ר (wə·’im·mêr)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 564: Immer -- the name of several Israelites, perhaps also a place in Babylon

but could not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

prove
לְהַגִּ֤יד (lə·hag·gîḏ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5046: To be conspicuous

that their families
בֵּית־ (bêṯ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

were descended
וְזַרְעָ֔ם (wə·zar·‘ām)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity

from Israel:
מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (mî·yiś·rā·’êl)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc


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