1Now it happened, 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.
3I said to them, Don’t let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun
be hot; and while they stand on guard, let them shut the doors, and
bar you them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem,
everyone in his watch, and everyone to be over against his house.
4Now the city was wide and large; but the people were few therein, and
the houses were not built.
5My God put into my heart to gather together
the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be reckoned by
genealogy. I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up at the
first, and I found written therein:
6These are the children of the
province, who went up out of the captivity of those who had been carried
away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and who
returned to Jerusalem and to Judah, everyone to 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
8The children of Parosh, two thousand one hundred seventy-two.
9The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy-two.
children of Arah, six hundred fifty-two.
11The children of Pahathmoab,
of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and
12The children of Elam, one thousand two hundred fifty-four.
13The children of Zattu, eight hundred forty-five.
14The children of
Zaccai, seven hundred sixty.
15The children of Binnui, six hundred
16The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty-eight.
children of Azgad, two thousand three hundred twenty-two.
of Adonikam, six hundred sixty-seven.
19The children of Bigvai, two
20The children of Adin, six hundred fifty-five.
21The children of Ater, of Hezekiah, ninety-eight.
22The children of
Hashum, three hundred Twenty-eight.
23The children of Bezai, three
24The children of Hariph, one hundred twelve.
25The children of Gibeon, ninety-five.
26The men of Bethlehem and
Netophah, one hundred eighty-eight.
27The men of Anathoth, one hundred
28The men of Beth Azmaveth, forty-two.
29The men of
Kiriath Jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three.
men of Ramah and Geba, six hundred twenty-one.
31The men of Michmas, one
hundred and twenty-two.
32The men of Bethel and Ai, a hundred
33The men of the other Nebo, fifty-two.
of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred fifty-four.
35The children of
Harim, three hundred twenty.
36The children of Jericho, three hundred
37The children of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred
38The children of Senaah, three thousand nine hundred thirty.
39The priests: The children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine
40The children of Immer, one thousand fifty-two.
41The children of Pashhur, one thousand two hundred forty-seven.
42The children of Harim, one thousand and seventeen.
Levites: the children of Jeshua, of Kadmiel, of the children of Hodevah,
44The singers: the children of Asaph, one hundred
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, one hundred thirty-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
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 of Hatipha.
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
60All the Nethinim, and the children of Solomon’s servants, were
three hundred ninety-two.
61These were those who 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
63Of 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.
their register among those who were reckoned by genealogy, but it was
not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.
65The governor said to them, that they should not eat of the most holy
things, until there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.
assembly together was forty-two thousand three hundred sixty,
their male servants and their female servants, of whom there were seven thousand
three hundred thirty-seven: and they had two hundred forty-five singing men
and singing women.
68Their horses were seven hundred thirty-six; their
mules, two hundred forty-five;
69their camels, four hundred
thirty-five; their donkeys, six thousand seven hundred twenty.
70Some from among the heads of fathers’ houses gave to the work.
The governor gave to the treasury one thousand darics of gold, fifty basins,
and five hundred thirty priests’ garments.
71Some of the heads of
fathers’ houses gave into the treasury of the work twenty thousand
darics of gold, and two thousand two hundred minas of silver.
which the rest of the people gave was twenty thousand darics of gold, and two
thousand minas of silver, and sixty-seven priests’ garments.
priests, and the Levites, and the porters, and the singers, and some of the
people, and the Nethinim, and all Israel, lived in their cities. When the
seventh month was come, the children of Israel were in their cities.