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Nehemiah 12:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The sons of Levi, heads of fathers' [houses], were written in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The sons of Levi, the chief of the fathers, [were] written in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The sons of Levi, the heads of fathers’ [households], were registered in the Book of the Chronicles up to the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The sons of Levi, the chief of the fathers, [were] written in the book of the chronicles, even till the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The children of Levi, the chief fathers, were recorded in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— the sons of Levi, ancestral heads, were written in the book of Chronicles,—even until the days of Johanan, son of Eliashib.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Sons of Levi, heads of the fathers, are written on the book of the Chronicles even till the days of Johanan son of Eliashib;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The sons of Levi, heads of the families were written in the book of Chronicles, even unto the days of Jonathan the son of Eliasib.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The sonnes of Leui, the chiefe of the fathers, [were] written in the booke of the Chronicles, euen vntill the dayes of Iohanan the sonne of Eliashib.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the sons of Levi, heads of families, [were] written in the book of the chronicles, even to the days of Johanan{gr.Joanan} son of Elisue.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The sons of Lewi, the chief of the fathers, [were] written in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Yochanan the son of Elyashiv.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The sons 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 Lw לֵוִי, 3878
{3878} Prime
לֵוִי
Leviy
{lay-vee'}
From H3867; attached; Levi, a son of Jacob.
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.).
of the fathers, 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
[were] written 3789
{3789} Prime
כָּתַב
kathab
{kaw-thab'}
A primitive root; to grave; by implication to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe).
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
in 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.
the book 5612
{5612} Prime
סֵפֶר
cepher
{say'-fer}
From H5608; properly writing (the art or a document); by implication a book.
of the chronicles, 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
even until x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
the days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
of Ynn יוֹחָנָן 3110
{3110} Prime
יוֹחָנָן
Yowchanan
{yo-khaw-nawn'}
A form of H3076; Jochanan, 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 Elyv אֶליָשִׁיב. 475
{0475} Prime
אֶלְיָשִׁיב
'Elyashiyb
{el-yaw-sheeb'}
From H0410 and H7725; God will restore; Eljashib, the name of six Israelites.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Nehemiah 12:23

_ _ The sons of Levi ... were written in the book of the chronicles — that is, the public registers in which the genealogies were kept with great regularity and exactness.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 12:1-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the book:

1 Chronicles 9:14-44 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari; ... And Azel had six sons, whose names [are] these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan: these [were] the sons of Azel.
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