Nephussim

NEPHISHESIM (See NEPHUSSIM)


NEPHUSSIM, NEPHISHESIM (nĕ-fūs'ĭm, nē-fĭsh'ĕ-sĭm). A family of temple servants (kjv Nethinim), perhaps originally from the tribe Naphish (Ezra.2.50; Neh.7.52).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

ne’-fish, ne-fi’-sim, ne-fish’-e-sim, ne-fusim (nephicim, nephucim): The former is the Kethibh (Hebrew: "written") form of the name adopted in the Revised Version (British and American); the latter the Qere (Hebrew "read") form, adopted in the King James Version and the Revised Version margin (Ezr 2:50).

See Naphish; Nephushesim.


ne-fush’-e-sim, ne-fish’-e-sim (nephushecim, nephishecim): The former is the Kethibh (Hebrew "written") form of the name adopted in the nodetitle (British and American); the latter the Qere (Hebrew "read") form adopted in the nodetitle and the Revised Version margin (Ne 7:52).

See nodetitle; Nephisim.