Nehemiah 11:1-6 ESV

The Leaders in Jerusalem

1 Now the leaders of the people 1lived in Jerusalem. And the rest of the people 2cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem 3the holy city, while nine out of tena remained in the other towns.

References for Nehemiah 11:1

    • … 11:1 - Hebrew nine hands
      2 And the people blessed all the men 4who willingly offered to live in Jerusalem.

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      3 5These are the chiefs of the province who lived in Jerusalem; but in the towns of Judah 6everyone lived on his property in their towns: Israel, the priests, the Levites, 7the temple servants, 8and the descendants of Solomon's servants.

      References for Nehemiah 11:3

          4 And in Jerusalem lived certain of the sons of Judah and of the sons of Benjamin. Of the sons of Judah: Athaiah the son of Uzziah, son of Zechariah, son of Amariah, son of Shephatiah, son of Mahalalel, of the sons of 9Perez;

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          5 and Maaseiah the son of Baruch, son of Col-hozeh, son of Hazaiah, son of Adaiah, son of Joiarib, son of Zechariah, son of the Shilonite.
          6 All the sons of Perez who lived in Jerusalem were 468 valiant men.