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Nehemiah 6:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For there were many in Judah sworn unto him, because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah the son of Arah; and his son Jehohanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah to wife.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For [there were] many in Judah sworn unto him, because he [was] the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For many in Judah were bound by oath to him because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah the son of Arah, and his son Jehohanan had married the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For [there were] many in Judah sworn to him, because he [was] the son-in-law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For there were many in Judah sworn to him; for he was a son-in-law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— for, many in Judah, had taken an oath to him, because he was in marriage affinity with Shecaniah son of Arah,—and, Jehohanan his son, had taken the daughter of Meshullam, son of Berechiah.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for many in Judah are sworn to him, for he [is] son-in-law to Shechaniah son of Arah, and Jehohanan his son hath taken the daughter of Meshullam son of Berechiah;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For there were many in Judea sworn to him, because he was the son in law of Sechenias the son of Area, and Johanan his son had taken to wife the daughter of Mosollam the son of Barachias.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For [there were] many in Iudah sworne vnto him: because hee was the sonne in law of Shechaniah the sonne of Arah, and his sonne Iohanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam, the sonne of Berechiah.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For many in Judah{gr.Juda} were bound to him by oath, because he was son-in-law of Shechaniah{gr.Sechenias} the son of Herae; and Jonan his son had taken the daughter of Meshullam{gr.Mesulam} the son of Berechiah{gr.Barachia} to wife.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For [there were] many in Yehudah sworn unto him, because he [was] the son in law of Shekhanyah the son of Arach; and his son Yochanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berekhyah.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
[there were] many 7227
{7227} Prime
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
in 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.
sworn 1167
{1167} Prime
בַּעַל
ba`al
{bah'-al}
From H1166; a master; hence a husband, or (figuratively) owner (often used with another noun in modifications of this latter sense.
7621
{7621} Prime
שְׁבוּעָה
sh@buw`ah
{sheb-oo-aw'}
Feminine passive participle of H7650; properly something sworn, that is, an oath.
unto him, because x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[was] the son in law 2860
{2860} Prime
חָתָן
chathan
{khaw-thawn'}
From H2859; a relative by marriage (especially through the bride); figuratively a circumcised child (as a species of religious espousal).
of any שְׁכַניָה 7935
{7935} Prime
שְׁכַנְיָה
Sh@kanyah
{shek-an-yaw'}
From H7931 and H3050; Jah has dwelt; Shekanjah, 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 ra אָרַח; 733
{0733} Prime
אָרַח
'Arach
{aw-rakh'}
From H0732; wayfaring; Arach, the name of three Israelites.
and his 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.).
Ynn יוֹחָנָן 3076
{3076} Prime
יְהוֹחָנָן
Y@howchanan
{yeh-ho-khaw-nawn'}
From H3068 and H2603; Jehovah-favored; Jehochanan, the name of eight Israelites.
had taken 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the daughter 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
of Mullm מְשֻׁלָּם 4918
{4918} Prime
מְשֻׁלָּם
M@shullam
{mesh-ool-lawm'}
From H7999; allied; Meshullam, the name of seventeen 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 Berey בֶּרֶכיָה. 1296
{1296} Prime
בֶּרֶכְיָה
Berekyah
{beh-rek-yaw'}
From H1290 and H3050; knee (that is, blessing) of Jah; Berekjah, the name of six Israelites.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Arah:

Nehemiah 7:10 The children of Arah, six hundred fifty and two.
Ezra 2:5 The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy and five.

Meshullam:

Nehemiah 3:4 And next unto them repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.
Nehemiah 3:30 After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.
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