Nehemiah 12:12

“And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Nehemiah 12:12

And in the dayes of Ioiakim, were Priests the chiefe of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah: of Ieremiah, Hananiah:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now in the days of Joiakim, the priests, the heads of fathers' {households} were: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And in the days of Joiakim were priests, heads of fathers' `houses': of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in the days of Joiakim there were priests, heads of families: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- Basic English Bible

And in the days of Joiakim were priests, chief fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- Darby Bible

And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- Webster's Bible

In the days of Joiakim were priests, heads of fathers' [houses]: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- World English Bible

And in the days of Joiakim have been priests, heads of the fathers; of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And in the days of Joiakim were priests, heads of fathers' houses: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Nehemiah 12:12

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 12:12


12:12 Priests - As their fathers were priests in the days of Joshua, so in the days of Joiakim the son of Joshua, the sons of those persons executed the priesthood in their father's steads, some of their fathers probably being yet living, and many of them dead.


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