Ezra 8:6-16 NIV

6 of the descendants of Adin,1 Ebed son of Jonathan, and with him 50 men;

References for Ezra 8:6

7 of the descendants of Elam, Jeshaiah son of Athaliah, and with him 70 men;
8 of the descendants of Shephatiah, Zebadiah son of Michael, and with him 80 men;
9 of the descendants of Joab, Obadiah son of Jehiel, and with him 218 men;
10 of the descendants of Bani,a Shelomith son of Josiphiah, and with him 160 men;

References for Ezra 8:10

    • b 8:10 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (also 1 Esdras 8:36); Hebrew does not have "Bani."
      11 of the descendants of Bebai, Zechariah son of Bebai, and with him 28 men;
      12 of the descendants of Azgad, Johanan son of Hakkatan, and with him 110 men;
      13 of the descendants of Adonikam,2 the last ones, whose names were Eliphelet, Jeuel and Shemaiah, and with them 60 men;

      References for Ezra 8:13

      14 of the descendants of Bigvai, Uthai and Zaccur, and with them 70 men.

      The Return to Jerusalem

      15 I assembled them at the canal that flows toward Ahava,3 and we camped there three days. When I checked among the people and the priests, I found no Levites4 there.

      References for Ezra 8:15

          16 So I summoned Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah and Meshullam, who were leaders, and Joiarib and Elnathan, who were men of learning,