Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfthday of the firstmonth, to go unto Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy , and of such as lay in wait by the way.32
And we came to Jerusalem, and abode there threedays.33
Now on the fourthday was the silver and the gold and the vesselsweighed in the house of our God by the hand of Meremoth the son of Uriah the priest; and with him was Eleazar the son of Phinehas; and with them was Jozabad the son of Jeshua, and Noadiah the son of Binnui,Levites;34
By number and by weight of every one: and all the weight was written at that time.35
Also the children of those that had been carried away, which were come out of the captivity,offered burnt offerings unto the God of Israel,twelvebullocks for all Israel,ninety and sixrams,seventy and sevenlambs,twelvehegoats for a sin offering: all this was a burnt offering unto the LORD.36
And they delivered the king'scommissions unto the king'slieutenants, and to the governors on this side the river: and they furthered the people, and the house of God.