Ezra 2:3

3 the descendants of Parosh1, 2,172

Ezra 2:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 The children of Parosh, two thousand an hundred seventy and two.
ESV
3 the sons of Parosh, 2,172.
NLT
3 The family of Parosh 2,172
MSG
3 Parosh, 2,172
CSB
3 Parosh's descendants 2,172

Ezra 2:3 Meaning and Commentary

Ver. 3-35. The children of Parosh, two thousand an hundred and seventy
two.
] From hence, to the end of ( Ezra 2:35 ) , a list is given of the captives that returned, described by the families they were of, their ancestors from whence they sprung, or the towns and cities to which they originally belonged, and by their numbers; otherwise nothing more of them is known.

Ezra 2:3 In-Context

1 Now these are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive to Babylon (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to their own town,
2 in company with Zerubbabel, Joshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum and Baanah): The list of the men of the people of Israel:
3 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172
4 of Shephatiah, 372
5 of Arah, 775

Cross References 1

  • 1. Ezra 8:3; Ezra 10:25; Nehemiah 3:25