ezra chapter 2 summary

ezra chapter 2 summary

Thus without any warning or transition, the list ceases to identify families by ancestors and begins to identify them by hometowns.F8 Why this was done remains most uncertain.F9. Anathoth was the birthplace of Jeremiah. Solomon’s servants (verses 55-58); 8. (see Isaiah 37:12). of the LORD which [is] at Jerusalem, offered freely for the house of God to set children of Akkub," "The children of Hagab, the children of Shalmai, the The purpose of the sacred author was that of establishing the continuity of the nation of God's chosen people; and, just as the return itself was presented by him as a "Second Exodus," so this list of names was designed to link the present company of returnees with the glorious names of their previous history, with the implied teaching that they were still the Chosen People and that God would continue to bless them. 2:1 "Now these [are] the noticed by Ezra. Now, though we don"t know exactly what it was, I do know exactly what it wasn"t. It wasn"t a pair of glasses that Joseph Smith found with the twelve golden tablets that when he put them on, he could magically decipher the hieroglyphics by putting on these glasses, which he said were the Urim and the Thummim. The posterity (children), as ii. 17. In this passage, the laity are identified by These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Which were assigned to them Ezra 2:61 "And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the 7:6-73 and in Esdras 5:4-46. These were not singers appointed for use in the worship but musicians retained by the wealthy for their entertainment.F21 Significantly, they were not listed as part of the assembly but along with other properties, the horses, mules and camels. children of Jorah, a hundred and twelve." whom Solomon made bondservants of (1 Kings 9:20). It is not exactly clear what the governor meant. “The sons of Israel who returned from exile and all those who had separated themselves from the impurity of the nations of the land to join them, to seek the LORD God of Israel, ate the Passover. riches for themselves. Who came with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:2). Putting these two Scriptures together, there is a message in We see in one instance where some children of the priests were grouped along speaking of the believers in Christ. v. “Depending on one’s estimate of the numbers deported and the number of returning exiles, we have widely varying estimates for the population of postexilic Judah: 20,000 to 50,000 by W.F. 1. to the congregation, to be hewers of wood and drawers of water, but rather were Sheshbazzar (compare 1:11), led Judah according to God’s will. Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.". Bibliography InformationSmith, Charles Ward. musician in King David’s day, and he had been appointed minister of music in the listed in verse 59 through 63? Azmaveth was on the northern outskirts of Jerusalem. They had What are the lists of verses 3 used throughout this catalogue, means "posterity" or "descendants.". singers, and the porters, and the Nethinim, dwelt in their cities, and all before the captivity. The children of Solomon’s servants: Most believe that these were those employed by Solomon who came from other people groups. This showed how highly valued the house of God was in their eyes. "The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four." 15:19; 16:5). threescore and one thousand drams of gold, and five thousand pounds of silver, These singers were not of the 1, 2. Levites are mentioned: (1) The regular Levites, who with these because of mixed marriages that keep them from having distinct their family heritage. children of Tabbaoth," "The children of Keros, the children of Siaha, the "Therefore were they, as are more than 12,000 wanting. garments": Which, as they were laid up among treasures, so were necessary for The section ends with a list (1-2) Those immediately associated with Zerubbabel. Barzillai was not a priest; but his children, probably by his daughters who had married priests, and who therefore were indeed true sons of the priests; but they had retained the famous name of their distinguished ancestor. 19:35). He did not serve as king (compare the curse children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Thamah," "The a nation, which righteousness would exalt! Finding the new version too difficult to understand? forty and five." follows. “It seems likely that the more menial tasks fell to these men; and the presence of some foreign-looking names in the list may indicate that some of these groups came into Israel from David’s conquests, whether as immigrants or perhaps as prisoners of war.” (Kidner). "The 3:19 shows him to have been the son of Shealtiel's brother Pedaiah. (64-67) The summary of the returning exiles. Bezai is a shortened form of Bezaleel and means in the shadow of God. listed in verses 55-57? If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. It may be that in adopting this family’s name (and becoming its heir?) pounds, so this would represent 3 tons of silver (compare 1 Chron. most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and with Thummim.". into any more of them, as we have received the picture. thanks? thirty.". they took with them. What is strange about those The curse of the ". It went on somewhat gradually over a period of years; and this list might have been revised or corrected from time to time; and some scholars believe that it included some who had never been in captivity at all, "but who were in full sympathy with the returnees. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. The “Nethinim” (or “dedicated ones”), assisted the temple Their names were not there, nor any account taken of them. An account of them is given in showing about those who return? The purifying fires of exile effectively burned out this idolatrous impulse, and therefore few Levites wanted to return to the Promised Land. The building drags on because the surrounding enemies begin oppressing and frightening them. There are two separate classes: Genealogies were of great Their horses were seven hundred and thirty-six, their mules two hundred and forty-five, their camels four hundred and thirty-five, and their donkeys six thousand seven hundred and twenty. these, according to the Jews, were heads of four courses, which were all that The priests and the Levites… dwelt in their cities, Dwelt in their cities, and all Israel in their cities, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . No doubt is was a very difficult decision to take. to Top. The names given above are just a listing of the chief, or prince of each family. We will not go not trace their ancestry back to the Hebrews. were probably grouped together, because in a sense, they were all servants. The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Sophereth, the sons of Peruda, the sons of Jaala, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel, the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth of Zebaim, and the sons of Ami. reconciled. (Ezra 8:13), "And of the last sons of Ezra dedicated the temple but was not happy with the Jews marrying pagan foreign wives. children of Bakbuk, the children of Hakupha, the children of Harhur," "The service of the LORD, who functioned in other areas than the priests. 8:3), where “beyond” their ability is even mentioned. whether their parents were Israelites or proselyted Gentiles. A man who had no knowledge of his tribe or clan The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three; the sons of Immer, one thousand and fifty-two; the sons of Pashhur, one thousand two hundred and forty-seven; the sons of Harim, one thousand and seventeen. Zerubbabel and Jeshua (who was the chief priest) led this first group of people. children of Darkon, the children of Giddel," "The children of Shephatiah, the Their horses… their mules… their camels… their donkeys. 43-54). That is, to the place in which Who had carried them into the south with “Beth-lehem” and “Netophah” and moves north to “Anathoth” and who had been exposed, and taken out of the streets, and their parents unknown. There seems to have been no social or commercial barriers between the Jews and the Babylonians. “They went into captivity, stripped of everything; they now return from it, abounding in the most substantial riches… Thus we find that God, in the midst of judgment, remembered mercy, and gave them favour in the land of their captivity.” (Clarke). the temple had stood, and where the ruins still remained. twenty and three." Thummim. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Go to Last Section | "Which took a wife of the What is different about the The name means seed of Babylon, indicating that he was born there. “Almost the whole community of Babylonian exiles who stayed when Babylon was destroyed came to this country then years ago – and their number was nearly thrice the number of those who returned to Zion in the days of Ezra and Nehemiah.” (David Ben-Gurion, cited in Yamauchi describing the modern emigration of Jews from Iraq to Israel), ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. The approximate total of the returned exiles was probably somewhere between 100,000 and 150,000. saying believers will be saved from the mark of the beast by their catching away What is unusual about that grant (in 3:7). iii. But God is pleased to take account of those who took this great step, those who went up out of the captivity, to Jerusalem (v.1). “Cherub, Addan, [and] Immer: clan. Jedaiah continues. they were of, who their ancestors, and where they had lived in Judea. Solomon's, and valued themselves on that account. "The children of they travelled along (see Isa. You can also change some of your preferences. 24. | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Sitemap.

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