New International Version
Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the heads of the Levites, who had charge of the outside work of the house of God;
King James Bible
And Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chief of the Levites, had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God.
Darby Bible Translation
and Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chiefs of the Levites, [who were] over the outward work of the house of God;
World English Bible
and Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chiefs of the Levites, who had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God;
Young's Literal Translation
and Shabbethai, and Jozabad, are over the outward work of the house of God, of the heads of the Levites,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Shabbethai - This verse, with Nehemiah 11:20, Nehemiah 11:21, Nehemiah 11:28, Nehemiah 11:29, Nehemiah 11:32, Nehemiah 11:33, Nehemiah 11:34, and Nehemiah 11:35, are all wanting in the Septuagint and the whole chapter is wanting in the Arabic, the translator not being concerned in Jewish genealogies.
The outward business - Calmet supposes that he provided the victuals for the priests, victims for the sacrifices, the sacerdotal vestments, the sacred vessels, and other necessaries for the service of the temple.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
had the oversight of. Heb. were over.
outward. Calmet supposes they provided the victuals for the priests, the victims for the sacrifices, the sacerdotal vestments, the sacred vessels, and other necessaries for the service of the temple.
"Lydda was a village, not yielding to a city in greatness." Concerning its situation, and distance from Jerusalem, the Misna hath these words: "The vineyard of four years" (that is, the fruit of a vineyard now of four years' growth; for, for the first three years, they were trees, as it were, not circumcised) "was brought to Jerusalem, in the space of a day's journey on every side. Now these were the bounds of it; Elath on the south; Acrabatta on the north; Lydda on the west; and Jordan on the east." …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
1 Chronicles 26:29
From the Izharites: Kenaniah and his sons were assigned duties away from the temple, as officials and judges over Israel.
From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
Mattaniah son of Mika, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, the director who led in thanksgiving and prayer; Bakbukiah, second among his associates; and Abda son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
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