61These were they who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, aAddon and Immer ; but they could not show their fathers'houses or their bdescendants, whether they were of Israel :
the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 642 .
Of the priests : the sons of cHobaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, whotook a wife of the daughters of Barzillai, the Gileadite, and was namedafter them.
64Thesesearched among their ancestralregistration , but it could not be located ; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.
651The dgovernorsaid to them that they should not eat from the mostholythingsuntil a priestarose with 2Urim and Thummim.