The Meaning of Nehemiah 12:40 Explained

Nehemiah 12:40

KJV: So stood the two companies of them that gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me:

YLT: And the two thanksgiving companies stand in the house of God, and I and half of the prefects with me,

Darby: And both choirs stood in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me;

ASV: So stood the two companies of them that gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me;

What does Nehemiah 12:40 Mean?

Chapter Summary: Nehemiah 12

1  The priests and the Levites which came up with Zerubbabel
10  The succession of high priests
22  Certain chief Levites
27  The solemnity of the dedication of the walls
44  The offices of priests and Levites appointed in the temple

What do the individual words in Nehemiah 12:40 mean?

So stood the two thanksgiving [choirs] in the house of God and likewise I and the half of the rulers with me
וַֽתַּעֲמֹ֛דְנָה שְׁתֵּ֥י הַתּוֹדֹ֖ת בְּבֵ֣ית הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים וַאֲנִ֕י וַחֲצִ֥י הַסְּגָנִ֖ים עִמִּֽי

וַֽתַּעֲמֹ֛דְנָה  So  stood 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Verb, Qal, Consecutive imperfect, third person feminine plural
Root: עָמַד  
Sense: to stand, remain, endure, take one’s stand.
שְׁתֵּ֥י  the  two 
Parse: Number, fdc
Root: שְׁנַיִם  
Sense: two.
הַתּוֹדֹ֖ת  thanksgiving  [choirs] 
Parse: Article, Noun, feminine plural
Root: תֹּודָה  
Sense: confession, praise, thanksgiving.
בְּבֵ֣ית  in  the  house 
Parse: Preposition-b, Noun, masculine singular construct
Root: בַּיִת 
Sense: house.
הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים  of  God 
Parse: Article, Noun, masculine plural
Root: אֱלֹהִים  
Sense: (plural).
וַאֲנִ֕י  and  likewise  I 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Pronoun, first person common singular
Root: אֲנִי  
Sense: I (first pers.
וַחֲצִ֥י  and  the  half 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Noun, masculine singular construct
Root: חֲצִי 
Sense: half.
הַסְּגָנִ֖ים  of  the  rulers 
Parse: Article, Noun, masculine plural
Root: סֶגֶן  
Sense: ruler, prefect, governor, a subordinate ruler.
עִמִּֽי  with  me 
Parse: Preposition, first person common singular
Root: עִם  
Sense: with.

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