Ezra 2:3
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New Living Translation
The family of Parosh 2,172

King James Bible
The children of Parosh, two thousand an hundred seventy and two.

Darby Bible Translation
The children of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two.

World English Bible
The children of Parosh, two thousand one hundred seventy-two.

Young's Literal Translation
Sons of Parosh, two thousand a hundred seventy and two.

Ezra 2:3 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

2:3 The children - The posterity, as that word is constantly taken in this catalogue. Of Parosh - That descend either from Parosh, or from that family whereof Parosh was the chief. And so for the rest.

Ezra 2:3 Parallel Commentaries

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The Return of the Exiles
The advent of the army of Cyrus before the walls of Babylon was to the Jews a sign that their deliverance from captivity was drawing nigh. More than a century before the birth of Cyrus, Inspiration had mentioned him by name, and had caused a record to be made of the actual work he should do in taking the city of Babylon unawares, and in preparing the way for the release of the children of the captivity. Through Isaiah the word had been spoken: "Thus saith the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus, whose
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Ezra-Nehemiah
Some of the most complicated problems in Hebrew history as well as in the literary criticism of the Old Testament gather about the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Apart from these books, all that we know of the origin and early history of Judaism is inferential. They are our only historical sources for that period; and if in them we have, as we seem to have, authentic memoirs, fragmentary though they be, written by the two men who, more than any other, gave permanent shape and direction to Judaism, then
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Ezra 2:2
Their leaders were Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. This is the number of the men of Israel who returned from exile:

Ezra 2:4
The family of Shephatiah 372

Ezra 8:3
a descendant of Shecaniah. From the family of Parosh: Zechariah and 150 other men were registered.

Ezra 10:25
These are the other people of Israel who were guilty: From the family of Parosh: Ramiah, Izziah, Malkijah, Mijamin, Eleazar, Hashabiah, and Benaiah.

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