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Nehemiah 12:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters keeping the watch at the store-houses of the gates.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, [were] porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon [and] Akkub [were] gatekeepers keeping watch at the storehouses of the gates.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, [were] porters keeping the ward at the threshholds of the gates.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Mattaniah and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were doorkeepers keeping the ward at the storehouses of the gates.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Mattaniah and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were watchers, doorkeepers of the ward, in the storehouses of the gates.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, [are] gatekeepers, keeping charge in the gatherings of the gates.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Mathania, and Becbecia, Obedia, and Mosollam, Telmon, Accub, were keepers of the gates and of the entrances before the gates.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, [were] porters keeping the ward, at the thresholds of the gates.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— When I gathered the porters,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Mattanyah, and Baqbuqyah, Ovadyah, Meshullam, Talmon, Aqquv, [were] porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Mattany מַתַּניָה, 4983
{4983} Prime
מַתַּנְיָה
Mattanyah
{mat-tan-yaw'}
From H4976 and H3050; gift of Jah; Mattanjah, the name of ten Israelites.
and Bakbuky בַּקבֻּקיָה, 1229
{1229} Prime
בַּקְבֻּקְיָה
Baqbukyah
{bak-book-yaw'}
From H1228 and H3050; emptying (that is, wasting) of Jah; Bakbukjah, an Israelite.
`vay עֹבַדיָה, 5662
{5662} Prime
עֹבַדְיָה
`Obadyah
{o-bad-yaw'}
Active participle of H5647 and H3050; serving Jah; Obadjah, the name of thirteen Israelites.
Mullm מְשֻׁלָּם, 4918
{4918} Prime
מְשֻׁלָּם
M@shullam
{mesh-ool-lawm'}
From H7999; allied; Meshullam, the name of seventeen Israelites.
almn טַלמוֹן, 2929
{2929} Prime
טַלְמוֹן
Talmown
{tal-mone'}
From the same as H2728; oppressive; Talmon, a temple doorkeeper.
`Akkv עַקּוּב, 6126
{6126} Prime
עַקּוּב
`Aqquwb
{ak-koob'}
From H6117; insidious; Akkub, the name of five Israelites.
[were] porters 7778
{7778} Prime
שׁוֹעֵר
show`er
{sho-are'}
Active participle of H8176 (as denominative from H8179); a janitor.
keeping 8104
{8104} Prime
שָׁמַר
shamar
{shaw-mar'}
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the ward 4929
{4929} Prime
מִשְׁמָר
mishmar
{mish-mawr'}
From H8104; a guard (the man, the post, or the prison); figuratively a deposit; also (as observed) a usage (abstractly), or an example (concretely).
at the thresholds 624
{0624} Prime
אָסֹף
'acuph
{aw-soof'}
Passive participle of H0622; collected (only in the plural), that is, a collection (of offerings).
of the gates. 8179
{8179} Prime
שַׁעַר
sha`ar
{shah'-ar}
From H8176 in its original sense; an opening, that is, door or gate.
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Mattaniah:

Nehemiah 12:8-9 Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, [and] Mattaniah, [which was] over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren. ... Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, [were] over against them in the watches.
Nehemiah 11:17-19 And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, [was] the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun. ... Moreover the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren that kept the gates, [were] an hundred seventy and two.
1 Chronicles 9:14-17 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari; ... And the porters [were], Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum [was] the chief;

keeping:

1 Chronicles 23:32 And that they should keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the holy [place], and the charge of the sons of Aaron their brethren, in the service of the house of the LORD.
1 Chronicles 26:12 Among these [were] the divisions of the porters, [even] among the chief men, [having] wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.
Isaiah 21:8 And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:

thresholds:
or, treasuries, or assemblies
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