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Numbering Those Returning
1Now these are the people of the province who went up from the captives of the exile, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive to Babylon. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his town.
2They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordechai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of men of the people of Israel:
3the sons of Parosh—2,172
4the sons of Shephatiah—372
5the sons of Arah—775
6the sons of Pahath-moab, of the sons of Jeshua and Joab—2,812
7the sons of Elam—1,254
8the sons of Zattu—945
9the sons of Zaccai—760
10the sons of Bani—642
11the sons of Bebai—623
12the sons of Azgad—1,222
13the sons of Adonikam—666
14the sons of Bigvai—2,056
15the sons of Adin—454
16the sons of Ater, of Hezekiah—98
17the sons of Bezai—323
18the sons of Jorah—112
19the sons of Hashum—223
20the sons of Gibbar—95
21the sons of Beth-lehem—123
22the men of Netophah—56
23the men of Anathoth—128
24the sons of Azmaveth—42
25the sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah, and Beerot—743
26the sons of Ramah and Geba—621
27the men of Michmas—122
28the men of Beth-el and Ai—223
29the sons of Nebo—52
30the son of Magbish—156
31the sons of the other Elam—1,254
32the sons of Harim—320
33the sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono—725
34the sons of Jericho—345
35the sons of Senaah—3,630
36The kohanim: the sons of Jedaiah from the house of Jeshua—973
37the sons of Immer—1,052
38the sons of Pashhur—1,247
39the sons of Harim—1,017
40The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel (through the line of Hodaviah)—74
41The singers the sons of Asaph—128
42The sons of the gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, and the sons of Shobai—in all 139
43The Temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,
44the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon,
45the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub,
46the sons of Hagab, the sons of Salmai, the sons of Hanan,
47the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah,
48the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam,
49the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai,
50the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephusim,
51the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,
52the sons of Batzluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,
53the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah
54the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha.
55The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Hassophereth, the sons of Peruda,
56the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,
57the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, and the sons of Ami.
58All the Temple servants and the sons of Solomon’s servants—392.
59The following came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they were not able to prove their family connection or their ancestry whether they were from Israel:
60the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda—652.
61Also from the sons of the kohanim: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, and the sons of Barzillai. (He took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was subsequently called by their name).
62These sought their records in the genealogical lists, but did not find them. So they were disqualified from the priesthood.
63As a result, the governor said to them that they should not eat any of the most holy food until a kohen was ministering with the Urim and Thummim.
64The entire assembly totaled 42,360,
65not including their male and female servants, who numbered 7,337. They also had 200 male and female singers.
66They had 736 horses, 245 mules,
67435 camels, 6,702 donkeys.
68When they arrived at the House of Adonai in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families gave voluntary offerings toward the rebuilding of the House of God on its foundation.
69According to their ability, they gave to the treasury for this work 61,000 gold drachmas, 5,000 silver minas and 100 priestly tunics.
70Now the kohanim, the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers and the Temple servants settled in their own towns, and all the rest of Israel in their towns.
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