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Ezra 2 Summary - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Chap. 2. The Register of the Return

Chap. 2. contains the register or list of those who returned to Jerusalem, with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, and their companions. The register gives the names in the following order, (1) ‘the men of the people of Israel’ (3 35), (2) the Priests (36 39), (3) the Levites, Singers, Porters, Nethinim, ‘children of the servants of Solomon’ (40 58), (4) miscellaneous (59 63), (5) the sum total, &c. (64 67).

The same list is to be found in Neh 7:6-73, and 1Es 5:7-45 . Certain variations occur both in the names and in the figures, the most important of which will come under notice in the following notes.

Consult other comments:

Ezra 2:0 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Ezra 2:0 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Ezra 2:0 - College Press Bible Study Textbook Series

Ezra 2:0 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Ezra 2:0 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Ezra 2:0 - Matthew Henry's Whole Bible Commentary

Ezra 2:0 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Ezra 2:0 - Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

Ezra 2:0 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Ezra 2:0 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges