Ezra 2:36

36 The priests:

Read Ezra 2:36 Using Other Translations

The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three.
The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, 973.
These are the priests who returned from exile: The family of Jedaiah (through the line of Jeshua) 973

What does Ezra 2:36 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ver. 36-39. The priests
An account of them is given in this and the three following verses, and only four families are mentioned, those of Jedaiah, Immer, Pashur, and Harim, and the number of them amounted to 4289; these, according to the Jews, were heads of four courses, which were all that returned from Babylon F21.


F21 T. Hieros. Taanioth, fol. 68. 1.
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