Nehemiah 7:44
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New International Version
The musicians: the descendants of Asaph 148

King James Bible
The singers: the children of Asaph, an hundred forty and eight.

Darby Bible Translation
The singers: the children of Asaph, a hundred and forty-eight.

World English Bible
The singers: the children of Asaph, one hundred forty-eight.

Young's Literal Translation
The singers: sons of Asaph: a hundred forty and eight.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The other Elam - To distinguish him from the Elam mentioned Nehemiah 7:12.

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The singers

1 Chronicles 25:2 Of the sons of Asaph; Zaccur, and Joseph, and Nethaniah, and Asarelah, the sons of Asaph under the hands of Asaph...

Ezra 2:41 The singers: the children of Asaph, an hundred twenty and eight.

128. an hundred (One of Dr. Kennicott's MSS. reads in the parallel place of Ezra, 'an hundred and forty and eight,' as here.)

"Take My Yoke Upon You, and Learn of Me," &C.
Matt. xi. 20.--"Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me," &c. Self love is generally esteemed infamous and contemptible among men. It is of a bad report every where, and indeed as it is taken commonly, there is good reason for it, that it should be hissed out of all societies, if reproaching and speaking evil of it would do it. But to speak the truth, the name is not so fit to express the thing, for that which men call self love, may rather be called self hatred. Nothing is more pernicious to a man's
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Influences that Gave Rise to the Priestly Laws and Histories
[Sidenote: Influences in the exile that produced written ceremonial laws] The Babylonian exile gave a great opportunity and incentive to the further development of written law. While the temple stood, the ceremonial rites and customs received constant illustration, and were transmitted directly from father to son in the priestly families. Hence, there was little need of writing them down. But when most of the priests were carried captive to Babylonia, as in 597 B.C., and ten years later the temple
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Nehemiah 7:43
The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah) 74

Nehemiah 7:45
The gatekeepers: the descendants of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita and Shobai 138

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