Ezra 2 CEB

List of the returnees

1 These were the people of the province who went up from there—from among those captive exiles whom Babylon's King Nebuchadnezzar had deported to Babylonia. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, all to their own towns.

References for Ezra 2:1

      2 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah.

      The number of the people of Israel

      3 The family of Parosh 2,172

      References for Ezra 2:3

          4 of Shephatiah 372
          5 of Arah 775
          6 of Pahath-moab, namely the family of Jeshua and Joab 2,812
          7 of Elam 1,254
          8 of Zattu 945
          9 of Zaccai 760
          10 of Bani 642
          11 of Bebai 623
          12 of Azgad 1,222
          13 of Adonikam 666
          14 of Bigvai 2,056
          15 of Adin 454
          16 of Ater, namely of Hezekiah 98
          17 of Bezai 323
          18 of Jorah 112
          19 of Hashum 223
          20 of Gibbar 95
          21 of Bethlehem 123
          22 The people of Netophah 56
          23 of Anathoth 128
          24 The family of Azmaveth 42
          25 of Kiriatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth 743
          26 of Ramah and Geba 621
          27 The people of Michmash 122
          28 of Bethel and Ai 223
          29 The family of Nebo 52
          30 of Magbish 156
          31 of the other Elam 1,254
          32 of Harim 320
          33 of Lod, Hadid, and Ono 725
          34 of Jericho 345
          35 of Senaah 3,630

          The priests

          36 The family of Jedaiah, namely the house of Jeshua 973

          References for Ezra 2:36

              37 of Immer 1,052
              38 of Pashhur 1,247
              39 of Harim 1,017
              40 The Levites: the family of Jeshua and Kadmiel—the family of Hodaviah 74

              The singers

              41 The family of Asaph 128

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                  The family of the gatekeepers

                  42 of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai 139 in all

                  References for Ezra 2:42

                      The temple servants

                      43 The family of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,

                      References for Ezra 2:43

                          44 Keros, Siaha, Padon,
                          45 Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub,
                          46 Hagab, Shamlai, Hanan,
                          47 Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah,
                          48 Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,
                          49 Uzza, Paseah, Besai,
                          50 Asnah, Meunim, Nephisim,
                          51 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
                          52 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
                          53 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
                          54 Neziah, and Hatipha

                          The family of Solomon’s servants

                          55 Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda,

                          References for Ezra 2:55

                              56 Jaalah, Darkon, Giddel,
                              57 Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth-hazzebaim, and Ami.
                              58 All of the temple servants and the family of Solomon's servants 392

                              Exclusions

                              59 The following came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they were unable to demonstrate that their family or their descent was from Israel:

                              References for Ezra 2:59

                                  60 the family of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda, 652
                                  61 and of the family of the priests: the family of Habaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai (who had married one of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name).
                                  62 They looked for their entries in the genealogical records, but they were not found there, so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
                                  63 The governor ordered them not to eat of the most holy food until a priest arose who could consult Urim and Thummim.

                                  Total

                                  64 The whole assembly together totaled 42,360,

                                  References for Ezra 2:64

                                      65 not including their 7,337 male and female servants; they also had 200 male and female singers,
                                      66 736 horses, 245 mules,
                                      67 435 camels, and 6,720 donkeys.

                                      Arrival in Jerusalem

                                      68 When they arrived at the LORD's house in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families brought spontaneous gifts for the rebuilding of God's house on its site.

                                      References for Ezra 2:68

                                          69 According to their means, they gave to the building fund 61,000 drachmen of gold, 5,000 manehs of silver, and 100 priestly robes.
                                          70 The priests, the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers, and the temple servants settled in their own towns, and all Israel in their towns.