Other Translations of Ezra 2:40
King James Version
40 The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, Hodaviah: also called, Judah or Hodevah seventy and four.
English Standard Version
40 The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the sons of Hodaviah, 74.
40 Levitical families: Jeshua and Kadmiel (sons of Hodaviah), 74.
New King James Version
40 The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the sons of Hodaviah, Spelled Hodevah in Nehemiah 7:43 seventy-four.
New Living Translation
40 These are the Levites who returned from exile: The families of Jeshua and Kadmiel (descendants of Hodaviah) 74
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Ezra 2:40
Commentary on Ezra 2:36-63
(Read Ezra 2:36-63)
Those who undervalue their relation to the Lord in times of reproach, persecution, or distress, will have no benefit from it when it becomes honourable or profitable. Those who have no evidence that they are, by the new birth, spiritual priests unto God, through Jesus Christ, have no right to the comforts and privileges of Christians.