The list of the exiles who returned
1Now these are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive to Babylon (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to their own town, 2in company with Zerubbabel, Joshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum and Baanah):
The list of the men of the people of Israel:
3the descendants of
Parosh 2,172
4Shephatiah 372
5Arah 775
6Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab) 2,812
7Elam 1,254
8Zattu 945
9Zakkai 760
10Bani 642
11Bebai 623
12Azgad 1,222
13Adonikam 666
14Bigvai 2,056
15Adin 454
16Ater (through Hezekiah) 98
17Bezai 323
18Jorah 112
19Hashum 223
20Gibbar 95
21the men of
Bethlehem 123
22Netophah 56
23Anathoth 128
24Azmaveth 42
25Kiriath Jearim,#2:25 See Septuagint (see also Neh. 7:29); Hebrew Kiriath Arim.Kephirah and Beeroth 743
26Ramah and Geba 621
27Mikmash 122
28Bethel and Ai 223
29Nebo 52
30Magbish 156
31the other Elam 1,254
32Harim 320
33Lod, Hadid and Ono 725
34Jericho 345
35Senaah 3,630
36The priests:
the descendants of
Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua) 973
37Immer 1,052
38Pashhur 1,247
39Harim 1,017
40The Levites:
the descendants of
Jeshua and Kadmiel (of the line of Hodaviah) 74
41The musicians:
the descendants of
Asaph 128
42The gatekeepers of the temple:
the descendants of
Shallum, Ater, Talmon,
Akkub, Hatita and Shobai 139
43The temple servants:
the descendants of
Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,
44Keros, Siaha, Padon,
45Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub,
46Hagab, Shalmai, Hanan,
47Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah,
48Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,
49Uzza, Paseah, Besai,
50Asnah, Meunim, Nephussim,
51Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
52Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
53Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
54Neziah and Hatipha
55The descendants of the servants of Solomon:
the descendants of
Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda,
56Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
57Shephatiah, Hattil,
Pokereth-Hazzebaim and Ami
58The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon 392
59The following came up from the towns of Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon and Immer, but they could not show that their families were descended from Israel:
60The descendants of
Delaiah, Tobiah and Nekoda 652
61And from among the priests:
The descendants of
Hobaiah, Hakkoz and Barzillai (a man who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name).
62These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean. 63The governor ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there was a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.
64The whole company numbered 42,360, 65besides their 7,337 male and female slaves; and they also had 200 male and female singers. 66They had 736 horses, 245 mules, 67435 camels and 6,720 donkeys.
68When they arrived at the house of the Lord in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families gave freewill offerings towards the rebuilding of the house of God on its site. 69According to their ability they gave to the treasury for this work 61,000 darics#2:69 That is, about 500 kilograms of gold, 5,000 minas#2:69 That is, about 2.8 metric tons of silver and 100 priestly garments.
70The priests, the Levites, the musicians, the gatekeepers and the temple servants settled in their own towns, along with some of the other people, and the rest of the Israelites settled in their towns.