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Nehemiah 11:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chiefs of the Levites, who had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chief of the Levites, [had] the oversight of the outward business of the house of God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and Shabbethai and Jozabad, from the leaders of the Levites, who were in charge of the outside work of the house of God;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chief of the Levites, [had] the oversight of the outward business of the house of God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chiefs of the Levites, [who were] over the outward work of the house of God;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and Shabbethai and Jozabad, over the outside business of the house of God, of the chiefs of the Levites;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Shabbethai, and Jozabad, [are] over the outward work of the house of God, of the heads of the Levites,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Sabathai and Jozabed, who were over all the outward business of the house of God, of the princes of the Levites,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Shabbethai, and Iozabad, of the chiefe of the Leuits, [had] the ouersight of the outward businesse of the house of God.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [Absent from Manuscript]
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Shabbethay and Yozavad, of the chief of the Lewiyyim, [had] the oversight of the outward business of the house of Elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And abbay שַׁבְּתַי 7678
{7678} Prime
שַׁבְּתַי
Shabb@thay
{shab-beth-ah'-ee}
From H7676; restful; Shabbethai, the name of three Israelites.
and Yzv יוֹזָבָד, 3107
{3107} Prime
יוֹזָבָד
Yowzabad
{yo-zaw-bawd'}
A form of H3075; Jozabad, the name of ten Israelites.
of the chief 7218
{7218} Prime
רֹאשׁ
ro'sh
{roshe}
From an unused root apparently meaning to shake; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literally or figuratively (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of the Lwiyyim לְוִיִּם, 3881
{3881} Prime
לֵוִיִי
Leviyiy
{lay-vee-ee'}
Patronymic from H3878; a Leviite or descendant of Levi.
[had] the oversight x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
of the outward 2435
{2435} Prime
חִיצוֹן
chiytsown
{khee-tsone'}
From H2434; properly the (outer) wall side; hence exterior; figuratively secular (as opposed to sacred).
business 4399
{4399} Prime
מְלָאכָה
m@la'kah
{mel-aw-kaw'}
From the same as H4397; properly deputyship, that is, ministry; generally employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor).
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 11:16

_ _ the oversight of the outward business of the house of God — that is, those things which were done outside, or in the country, such as the collecting of the provisions (1 Chronicles 26:29).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 11:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Nehemiah 11:16

Outward — For those things belonging to the temple and its service, which were to be done without it, or abroad in the country, as the gathering in of the voluntary contributions, or other necessary provision out of the several parts of the land.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Shabbethai:

Nehemiah 8:7 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people [stood] in their place.

had the oversight of:
Heb. were over,
1 Chronicles 26:20 And of the Levites, Ahijah [was] over the treasures of the house of God, and over the treasures of the dedicated things.

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.
Acts 6:2-3 Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples [unto them], and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. ... Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
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1Ch 26:20. Ne 8:7. Ac 6:2.

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