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Nehemiah 8:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— All the people went away to eat, to drink, to send portions and to celebrate a great festival, because they understood the words which had been made known to them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared to them.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And all the people went their way, to eat and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing. For they had understood the words that were declared to them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And all the people went their way, to eat and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing,—because they had understood the words which were made known unto them.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And all the people go to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great joy, because they have understood concerning the words that they made known to them.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— So all the people went to eat and drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth: because they understood the words that he had taught them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And all the people went their way to eate, and to drinke, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had vnderstood the wordes that were declared vnto them.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— So all the people departed to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, for they understood the words which he made known to them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 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).
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.
went x1980
(1980) Complement
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
their way y3212
[3212] Standard
יָלַך
yalak
{yaw-lak'}
A primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively to carry (in various senses).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to eat, 398
{0398} Prime
אָכַל
'akal
{aw-kal'}
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
and to drink, 8354
{8354} Prime
שָׁתָה
shathah
{shaw-thaw'}
A primitive root; to imbibe (literally or figuratively).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
and to send 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
portions, 4490
{4490} Prime
מָנָה
manah
{maw-naw'}
From H4487; properly something weighed out, that is, (generally) a division; specifically (of food) a ration; also a lot.
and to make 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
mirth, 8057
{8057} Prime
שִׂמְחָה
simchah
{sim-khaw'}
From H8056; blithesomeness or glee, (religious or festival).
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.
they had understood 995
{0995} Prime
בִּין
biyn
{bene}
A primitive root; to separate mentally (or distinguish), that is, (generally) understand.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
the words 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
that x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
were declared 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
unto them.
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
to send:

Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for [this] day [is] holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

to make:

Psalms 126:1-3 [[A Song of degrees.]] When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. ... The LORD hath done great things for us; [whereof] we are glad.

because:

Nehemiah 8:7-8 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people [stood] in their place. ... So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused [them] to understand the reading.
Job 23:12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary [food].
Psalms 19:8-11 The statutes of the LORD [are] right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD [is] pure, enlightening the eyes. ... Moreover by them is thy servant warned: [and] in keeping of them [there is] great reward.
Psalms 119:14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as [much as] in all riches.
Psalms 119:16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.
Psalms 119:72 The law of thy mouth [is] better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
Psalms 119:97 MEM. O how love I thy law! it [is] my meditation all the day.
Psalms 119:103-104 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! [yea, sweeter] than honey to my mouth! ... Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
Psalms 119:111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they [are] the rejoicing of my heart.
Psalms 119:127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
Psalms 119:130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
Psalms 119:171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.
Psalms 119:174 I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law [is] my delight.
Proverbs 2:10-11 When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; ... Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
Proverbs 24:13-14 My son, eat thou honey, because [it is] good; and the honeycomb, [which is] sweet to thy taste: ... So [shall] the knowledge of wisdom [be] unto thy soul: when thou hast found [it], then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.
Luke 24:32 And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures?
Romans 7:18 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but [how] to perform that which is good I find not.
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Ne 8:7, 10. Jb 23:12. Ps 19:8; 119:14, 16, 72, 97, 103, 111, 127, 130, 171, 174; 126:1. Pv 2:10; 24:13. Jr 15:16. Lk 24:32. Ro 7:18.

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