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Nehemiah 11:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, [was] at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Pethahiah the son of Meshezabel, of the sons of Zerah the son of Judah, was the king’s representative in all matters concerning the people.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah [was] at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, of the sons of Zerah, son of Judah, was at the hand of the king, in every matter pertaining to the people.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Pethahiah son of Meshezabeel, of the sons of Zerah, son of Judah, [is] by the hand of the king, for every matter of the people.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Phathahia the son of Mesezebel of the children of Zara the son of Juda was at the hand of the king, in all matters concerning the people,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Pethahiah the sonne of Meshezabel, of the children of Zerah the sonne of Iudah, [was] at the kings hand in all matters concerning the people.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Phathaia son of Baseza was in attendance on the king in every matter for the people,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Pethachyah the son of Meshezavel, of the children of Zerach the son of Yehudah, [was] at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Pay פְּתַחיָה 6611
{6611} Prime
פְּתַחְיָה
P@thachyah
{peth-akh-yaw'}
From H6605 and H3050; Jah has opened; Pethachjah, the name of four 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 Mzavl מְשֵׁיזַבאֵל, 4898
{4898} Prime
מְשֵׁיזַבְאֵל
M@sheyzab'el
{mesh-ay-zab-ale'}
From an equivalent to H7804 and H0410; delivered of God; Meshezabel, an Israelite.
of the children 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.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of Zera זֶרַח 2226
{2226} Prime
זֶרַח
Zerach
{zeh'-rakh}
The same as H2225; Zerach, the name of three Israelites, also of an Idumaean and an Ethiopian prince.
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 Yh יְהוּדָה, 3063
{3063} Prime
יְהוּדָה
Y@huwdah
{yeh-hoo-daw'}
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
[was] at the king's 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
hand 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
in 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).
matters 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
concerning 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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Nehemiah 11:24

_ _ Pethahiah ... was at the king’s hand in all matters concerning the people — This person was entrusted with judicial power, either for the interest, or by the appointment, of the Persian monarch, and his duty consisted either in adjusting cases of civil dispute, or in regulating fiscal concerns.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 11:20-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Nehemiah 11:24

Was, &c. — Or, on the king's part, to determine civil causes and controversies between man and man, by the laws of that kingdom; between the king and people; as in matters of tribute, or grievances.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Nehemiah 11:24

And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, (h) [was] at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.

(h) Was chief about the king for all high affairs.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Meshezabeel:

Nehemiah 10:21 Meshezabeel, Zadok, Jaddua,

Zerah:

Genesis 38:30 And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and his name was called Zarah.
, Zarah,
Numbers 26:20 And the sons of Judah after their families were; of Shelah, the family of the Shelanites: of Pharez, the family of the Pharzites: of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites.
Matthew 1:3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram;
, Zara

at the king's:

1 Chronicles 18:17 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada [was] over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David [were] chief about the king.
1 Chronicles 23:28 Because their office [was] to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;
*marg.
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Gn 38:30. Nu 26:20. 1Ch 18:17; 23:28. Ne 10:21. Mt 1:3.

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