5 Of the sons of Shechaniah; the son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred males.

Other Translations of Ezra 8:5

New International Version

5 of the descendants of Zattu,Some Septuagint manuscripts (also 1 Esdras 8:32); Hebrew does not have "Zattu." Shekaniah son of Jahaziel, and with him 300 men;

English Standard Version

5 Of the sons of Zattu,Septuagint; Hebrew lacks of Zattu Shecaniah the son of Jahaziel, and with him 300 men.

The Message

5 Family of Zattu: Shecaniah son of Jahaziel, and 300 men

New King James Version

5 of the sons of Shechaniah, Ben-Jahaziel, and with him three hundred males;

New Living Translation

5 From the family of Zattu : Shecaniah son of Jahaziel and 300 other men.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Ezra 8:5

Commentary on Ezra 8:1-20

(Read Ezra 8:1-20)

Ezra assembles the outcasts of Israel, and the dispersed of Judah. God raised up the spirits of a small remnant to accompany him. What a pity that good men should omit a good work, for want of being spoken to!