7 1Now it came to pass, when the wall was built, and I had set up the
doors, and the porters and the singers and the Levites were appointed,
2that I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the governor of the castle,
charge over Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.
3And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the
sun be hot; and while they stand on guard, let them shut the doors,
and bar ye them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every
one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.
4Now the city was wide and large; but the people were few therein, and
the houses were not builded.
5And my God put into my heart to gather
together the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be
reckoned by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of them that
came up at the first, and I found written therein:
6These are the
children of the province, that went up out of the captivity of those that had
been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away,
and that returned unto Jerusalem and to Judah, every one unto his city;
7who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani,
Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah. The number of the men of
the people of Israel:
8The children of Parosh, two thousand a hundred and
seventy and two.
9The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and
10The children of Arah, six hundred fifty and two.
children of Pahath-moab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand and
eight hundred and eighteen.
12The children of Elam, a thousand
two hundred fifty and four.
13The children of Zattu, eight hundred forty
14The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and threescore.
15The children of Binnui, six hundred forty and eight.
of Bebai, six hundred twenty and eight.
17The children of Azgad, two
thousand three hundred twenty and two.
18The children of Adonikam, six
hundred threescore and seven.
19The children of Bigvai, two thousand
threescore and seven.
20The children of Adin, six hundred fifty and five.
21The children of Ater, of Hezekiah, ninety and eight.
of Hashum, three hundred twenty and eight.
23The children of Bezai, three
hundred twenty and four.
24The children of Hariph, a hundred and twelve.
25The children of Gibeon, ninety and five.
26The men of Bethlehem and
Netophah, a hundred fourscore and eight.
27The men of Anathoth, a hundred
twenty and eight.
28The men of Beth-azmaveth, forty and two.
men of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty and three.
30The men of Ramah and Geba, six hundred twenty and one.
31The men of
Michmas, a hundred and twenty and two.
32The men of Beth-el and Ai, a
hundred twenty and three.
33The men of the other Nebo, fifty and two.
34The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.
35The children of Harim, three hundred and twenty.
36The children of
Jericho, three hundred forty and five.
37The children of Lod, Hadid, and
Ono, seven hundred twenty and one.
38The children of Senaah, three
thousand nine hundred and thirty.
39The priests: The children of Jedaiah,
of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three.
40The children of
Immer, a thousand fifty and two.
41The children of Pashhur, a thousand
two hundred forty and seven.
42The children of Harim, a thousand
43The Levites: the children of Jeshua, of Kadmiel,
of the children of Hodevah, seventy and four.
44The singers: the children
of Asaph, a hundred forty and eight.
45The porters: the children of
Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub,
the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, a hundred thirty and eight.
46The Nethinim: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the
children of Tabbaoth,
47the children of Keros, the children of Sia, the
children of Padon,
48the children of Lebana, the children of Hagaba, the
children of Salmai,
49the children of Hanan, the children of Giddel, the
children of Gahar,
50the children of Reaiah, the children of Rezin, the
children of Nekoda,
51the children of Gazzam, the children of Uzza, the
children of Paseah.
52The children of Besai, the children of Meunim, the
children of Nephushesim,
53the children of Bakbuk, the children of
Hakupha, the children of Harhur,
54the children of Bazlith, the children
of Mehida, the children of Harsha,
55the children of Barkos, the children
of Sisera, the children of Temah,
56the children of Neziah, the children
57The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai,
the children of Sophereth, the children of Perida,
58the children of
Jaala, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel,
59the children of
Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the
children of Amon.
60All the Nethinim, and the children of Solomon's
servants, were three hundred ninety and two.
61And these were they that
went up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer; but they could
not show their fathers' houses, nor their seed, whether they were of Israel:
62The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of
Nekoda, six hundred forty and two.
63And of the priests: the children of
Hobaiah, the children of Hakkoz, the children of Barzillai, who took a wife
of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.
64These sought their register among those that were reckoned by
genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put
from the priesthood.
65And the governor said unto them, that they should
not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and
66The whole assembly together was forty and two thousand three
hundred and threescore,
67besides their men-servants and their
maid-servants, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred thirty and
seven: and they had two hundred forty and five singing men and singing women.
68Their horses were seven hundred thirty and six; their mules, two
hundred forty and five;
69their camels, four hundred thirty and
five; their asses, six thousand seven hundred and twenty.
some from among the heads of fathers' houses gave unto the work. The
governor gave to the treasury a thousand darics of gold, fifty basins, five
hundred and thirty priests' garments.
71And some of the heads of fathers'
houses gave into the treasury of the work twenty thousand darics of
gold, and two thousand and two hundred pounds of silver.
72And that which
the rest of the people gave was twenty thousand darics of gold, and two
thousand pounds of silver, and threescore and seven priests' garments.
73So the priests, and the Levites, and the porters, and the singers, and
some of the people, and the Nethinim, and all Israel, dwelt in their cities.
And when the seventh month was come, the children of Israel were in their