The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua), 973
of Immer, 1,052
of Pashhur, 1,247
of Harim, 1,017
The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74
The singers:1 the descendants of Asaph, 148
The gatekeepers:2 the descendants of
The temple servants:3 the descendants of
Keros, Sia, Padon,
Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai,
Hanan, Giddel, Gahar,
Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda,
Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah,
Besai, Meunim, Nephusim,
Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
Neziah and Hatipha
The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of
Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon4, 392
The 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:
the descendants of
And from among the priests: the descendants of
These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
The governor, therefore, ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there should be a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.566
The whole company numbered 42,360,
besides their %"7,337 menservants and maidservants; and they also had 245 men and women singers.
There were 736 horses, 245 mules,a69
435 camels and %"6,720 donkeys.
Some of the heads of the families contributed to the work. The governor gave to the treasury %"1,000 drachmasb of gold, 50 bowls and 530 garments for priests.
Some of the heads of the families6 gave to the treasury for the work 20,000 drachmasc of gold and %"2,200 minasd of silver.
The total given by the rest of the people was 20,000 drachmas of gold, %"2,000 minase of silver and 67 garments for priests.7
The priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers and the temple servants,8 along with certain of the people and the rest of the Israelites, settled in their own towns.9 When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns,10