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Nehemiah 11:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, [was] the ruler of the house of God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the leader of the house of God,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, [was] the ruler of the house of God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Seraiah the son of Hilkijah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Seraiah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub, chief ruler of the house of God;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Seraiah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub, leader of the house of God,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Saraia the son of Helcias, the son of Mosollam, the son of Sadoc, the son of Meraioth, the son of Achitob the prince of the house of God,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Seraiah the sonne of Hilkiah, the sonne of Meshullam, the sonne of Zadok, the sonne of Meraioth, the sonne of Ahitub, [was] the ruler of the house of God.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Seraiah{gr.Saraia}, son of Elchia, son of Meshullam{gr.Mesulam}, son of Zadok{gr.Sadduc}, son of Marioth, son of Aetoth, was over the house of God.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Serayah the son of Chilqiyyah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Tzadoq, the son of Merayoth, the son of Achituv, [was] the ruler of the house of Elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
ry שְׂרָיָה 8304
{8304} Prime
שְׂרָיָה
S@rayah
{ser-aw-yaw'}
From H8280 and H3050; Jah has prevailed; Serajah, the name of nine Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of ilkiyy חִלקִיָּה, 2518
{2518} Prime
חִלְקִיָּה
Chilqiyah
{khil-kee-yaw'}
From H2506 and H3050; portion of Jah; Chilhijah, the name of eight Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Mullm מְשֻׁלָּם, 4918
{4918} Prime
מְשֻׁלָּם
M@shullam
{mesh-ool-lawm'}
From H7999; allied; Meshullam, the name of seventeen Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Xk צָדוֹק, 6659
{6659} Prime
צָדוֹק
Tsadowq
{tsaw-doke'}
From H6663; just; Tsadok, the name of eight or nine Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Mry מְרָיוֹת, 4812
{4812} Prime
מְרָיוֹת
M@rayowth
{mer-aw-yohth'}
Plural of H4811; rebellious; Merajoth, the name of two Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of i+v אֲחִטוּב, 285
{0285} Prime
אֲחִיטוּב
'Achiytuwb
{akh-ee-toob'}
From H0251 and H2898; brother of goodness; Achitub, the name of several priests.
[was] the ruler 5057
{5057} Prime
נָגִיד
nagiyd
{naw-gheed'}
From H5046; a commander (as occupying the front), civil, military or religious; generally (abstract plural), honorable themes.
of the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of lhm אֱלֹהִים. 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Nehemiah 11:11

_ _ the ruler of the house of God — assistant of the high priest (Numbers 3:32; 1 Chronicles 9:11; 2 Chronicles 19:11).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 11:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Nehemiah 11:11

Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, (c) [was] the ruler of the house of God.

(c) That is, was the high priest.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Seraiah:
Seraiah probably had also the name of Azariah.
1 Chronicles 6:7-14 Meraioth begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub, ... And Azariah begat Seraiah, and Seraiah begat Jehozadak,
1 Chronicles 9:11 And Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God;
, Azariah,
Ezra 7:1-5 Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, ... The son of Abishua, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest:

the ruler:
He had the command over all secular matters; as the high priest had over all those which were spiritual.
Numbers 3:32 And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest [shall be] chief over the chief of the Levites, [and have] the oversight of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary.
1 Chronicles 9:1 So all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, behold, they [were] written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah, [who] were carried away to Babylon for their transgression.
2 Chronicles 19:11 And, behold, Amariah the chief priest [is] over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites [shall be] officers before you. Deal courageously, and the LORD shall be with the good.
2 Chronicles 31:13 And Jehiel, and Azaziah, and Nahath, and Asahel, and Jerimoth, and Jozabad, and Eliel, and Ismachiah, and Mahath, and Benaiah, [were] overseers under the hand of Cononiah and Shimei his brother, at the commandment of Hezekiah the king, and Azariah the ruler of the house of God.
Acts 5:24 Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.
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