Then I sent for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, leading men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.
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George Leo Haydock
Sent. Septuagint, "to Eliezer", in order to give them his orders what to say to Eddo, who presided at Chasphia, as the sequel shews.
Wise men, instructors of the people, (2 Paralipomenon xxxv. 3.; Calmet) Levites. (Menochius)