Ezra 2:30
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New International Version
of Magbish 156

King James Bible
The children of Magbish, an hundred fifty and six.

Darby Bible Translation
The children of Magbish, a hundred and fifty-six.

World English Bible
The children of Magbish, one hundred fifty-six.

Young's Literal Translation
Sons of Magbish, a hundred fifty and six.

Ezra 2:30 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The children of Beth-lehem - The inhabitants: see before.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Magbish (The children of Magbish are not named in our present copies of Nehemiah; but the Alexandrian MS. of the LXX. has the same reading as here.)

Altar and Temple
'And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem. 2. Then stood up Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brethren the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and his brethren, and builded the altar of the God of Israel, to offer burnt offerings thereon, as it is written in the law of Moses the man of God. 3. And they set the altar upon his bases; for fear was upon them because of the people of those
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

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