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Nehemiah 12:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Also Bakbukiah and Unno, their brethren, were over against them according to their offices.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, [were] over against them in the watches.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brothers, stood opposite them in [their] service divisions.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, [were] over against them in the watches.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, were over against them as watches.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and Bakbukiah and Unno their brethren, were over against them, in wards.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, [are] over-against them in charges.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Becbecia, and Hanni, and their brethren every one in his office.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Also Bakbukiah, and Unni; their brethren, [were] ouer against them in the watches.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and his brethren [were appointed] to the daily courses.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Also Baqbuqyah and Unni, their brethren, [were] over against them in the watches.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Also Bakbukyŗ בַּקבֻּקיָה 1229
{1229} Prime
בַּקְבֻּקְיָה
Baqbukyah
{bak-book-yaw'}
From H1228 and H3050; emptying (that is, wasting) of Jah; Bakbukjah, an Israelite.
and `UnnÓ עֻנִּי, 6042
{6042} Prime
עֻנִּי
`Unniy
{oon-nee'}
From H6031; afflicted; Unni, the name of two Israelites.
their brethren, 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
[were] over against x5048
(5048) Complement
נֶגֶד
neged
{neh'-ghed}
From H5046; a front, that is, part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate; usually (adverbially, especially with preposition) over against or before.
them in the watches. 4931
{4931} Prime
מִשְׁמֶרֶת
mishmereth
{mish-meh'-reth}
Feminine of H4929; watch, that is, the act (custody) or (concretely) the sentry, the post; objectively preservation, or (concretely) safe; figuratively observance, that is, (abstractly) duty, or (objectively) a usage or party.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Nehemiah 12:9

_ _ their brethren, were over against them in the watches — that is, according to some, their stations — the places where they stood when officiating — “ward over against ward” (Nehemiah 12:24); or, according to others, in alternate watches, in course of rotation.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 12:1-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Nehemiah 12:9

Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, [were] over against them in the (d) watches.

(d) They kept the wards and watches according to their turns, (2 Chronicles 23:6).

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over against:

Psalms 134:1-3 [[A Song of degrees.]] Behold, bless ye the LORD, all [ye] servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD. ... The LORD that made heaven and earth bless thee out of Zion.
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