The Meaning of Nehemiah 12:5 Explained

Nehemiah 12:5

KJV: Miamin, Maadiah, Bilgah,

YLT: Miamin, Maadiah, Bilgah,

Darby: Mijamin, Maadiah, Bilgah,

ASV: Mijamin, Maadiah, Bilgah,

What does Nehemiah 12:5 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 12:5 mean?

Mijamin Maadiah Bilgah
מִיָּמִ֥ין מַֽעַדְיָ֖ה בִּלְגָּֽה

מִיָּמִ֥ין  Mijamin 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: מִיָּמִין  
Sense: chief of the 6th course of priests established by David.
מַֽעַדְיָ֖ה  Maadiah 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: מַעַדְיָה  
Sense: one of the priests who returned from exile with Zerubbabel.
בִּלְגָּֽה  Bilgah 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: בִּלְגָּה  
Sense: a priest of the 5th course, in David’s time.

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