Nehemiah 12:7
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New International Version
Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah and Jedaiah. These were the leaders of the priests and their associates in the days of Joshua.

King James Bible
Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah. These were the chief of the priests and of their brethren in the days of Jeshua.

Darby Bible Translation
Sallu, Amok, Hilkijah, Jedaiah. These were the chief of the priests and of their brethren in the days of Jeshua.

World English Bible
Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah. These were the chiefs of the priests and of their brothers in the days of Jeshua.

Young's Literal Translation
Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah; these are heads of the priests and of their brethren in the days of Jeshua.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The chief of the priests - They were twenty-four orders or courses in number, all subordinate to each other; as established by David, 1 Chronicles 24:18. And these orders or courses were continued till the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans. See Calmet.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Sallu. The variation of Sallu and Sallai is simply caused by the mutation of {wav} and {yood.}

Nehemiah 12:20 Of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber;

Sallai. the chief. The chief of the priests seem to have been the heads of the courses established by David.

1 Chronicles 24:18 The three and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah.

of Jeshua.

Nehemiah 12:1 Now these are the priests and the Levites that went up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra,

Ezra 3:2 Then stood up Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brothers the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and his brothers...

Haggai 1:1 In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, in the first day of the month...

Zechariah 3:1 And he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him.

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The Joy of the Lord, the Strength of his People
LAST Sabbath day in the morning I spoke of the birth of our Saviour as being full of joy to the people of God, and, indeed, to all nations. We then looked at the joy from a distance; we will now in contemplation draw nearer to it, and perhaps as we consider it, and remark the multiplied reasons for its existence, some of those reasons may operate upon our own hearts, and we may go out of this house of prayer ourselves partakers of the exceeding great joy. We shall count it to have been a successful
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Cross References
2 Kings 18:18
They called for the king; and Eliakim son of Hilkiah the palace administrator, Shebna the secretary, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder went out to them.

Nehemiah 12:6
Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah,

Nehemiah 12:8
The Levites were Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and also Mattaniah, who, together with his associates, was in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.

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