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Nehemiah 11:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the people bestowed a blessing on all the men, who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the people give a blessing to all the men who are offering themselves willingly to dwell in Jerusalem.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselues, to dwell at Ierusalem.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the people blessed all the men that volunteered to dwell in Jerusalem.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Yerushalaim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
blessed 1288
{1288} Prime
בּרךְ
barak
{baw-rak'}
A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the men, y582
[0582] Standard
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
x376
(0376) Complement
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
that willingly offered y5068
[5068] Standard
נָדַב
nadab
{naw-dab'}
A primitive root; to impel; hence to volunteer (as a soldier), to present spontaneously.
z8693
<8693> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 139
themselves x5068
(5068) Complement
נָדַב
nadab
{naw-dab'}
A primitive root; to impel; hence to volunteer (as a soldier), to present spontaneously.
to dwell 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
at Yrlaim יְרוּשָׁלִַם. 3389
{3389} Prime
יְרוּשָׁלִַם
Y@ruwshalaim
{yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im}
A dual (in allusion to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, seems to be that of H3390)); probably from (the passive participle of) H3384 and H7999; founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 11:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Nehemiah 11:2

Blessed — Because they denied themselves, and their own safety and profit for the publick good; for this city was the butt of all the malicious plots of their enemies; and for the present it was rather chargeable than beneficial to its inhabitants.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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blessed:

Deuteronomy 24:13 In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.
Job 29:13 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Job 31:20 If his loins have not blessed me, and [if] he were [not] warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

willingly:

Judges 5:9 My heart [is] toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless ye the LORD.
2 Corinthians 8:16-17 But thanks [be] to God, which put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you. ... For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went unto you.
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Dt 24:13. Jg 5:9. Jb 29:13; 31:20. 2Co 8:16.

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