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Ezra 2 (Lexham English Bible)

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The List of Returned Exiles

1 Now these were the peoplea of the province who came up from the captivity of the exile whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon carried captive to Babylonia. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his [own] city. 2 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel: 3 the descendantsb of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two; 4 the descendantsc of Shephatiah, three hundred and seventy-two; 5 the descendantsd of Arah, seven hundred and seventy-five; 6 the descendantse of Pahath-moab, [particularly] the descendantsf of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve; 7 the descendantsg of Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four; 8 the descendantsh of Zattu, nine hundred and forty-five; 9 the descendantsi of Zaccai, seven hundred and sixty; 10 the descendantsj of Bani, six hundred and forty-two; 11 the descendantsk of Bebai, six hundred and twenty-three; 12 the descendantsl of Azgad, one thousand two hundred and twenty-two; 13 the descendantsm of Adonikam, six hundred and sixty-six; 14 the descendantsn of Bigvai, two thousand fifty-six; 15 the descendantso of Adin, four hundred and fifty-four; 16 the descendantsp of Ater, [particularly] of Hezekiah, ninety-eight; 17 the descendantsq of Bezai, three hundred and twenty-three; 18 the descendantsr of Jorah, one hundred and twelve; 19 the descendantss of Hashum, two hundred and twenty-three; 20 the descendantst of Gibbar, ninety-five; 21 the peopleu of Bethlehem, one hundred and twenty-three; 22 the men of Netophah, fifty-six; 23 the men of Anathoth, one hundred and twenty-eight; 24 the peoplev of Azmaveth, forty-two; 25 the peoplew of Kiriath ?rim, Kephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty-three; 26 the peoplex of Ramah and Geba, six hundred and twenty-one; 27 the men of Micmash, one hundred and twenty-two; 28 the men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred and twenty-three; 29 the peopley of Nebo, fifty-two; 30 the peoplez of Magbish, one hundred and fifty-six; 31 the peopleaa of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four; 32 the peoplebb of Harim, three hundred and twenty; 33 the peoplecc of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-five; 34 the peopledd of Jericho, three hundred and forty-five; 35 the peopleee of Senaah, three thousand six hundred and thirty. 36 The priests: the descendantsff of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three; 37 the descendantsgg of Immer, one thousand fifty-two; 38 the descendantshh of Pashhur, one thousand two hundred and forty-seven; 39 the descendantsii of Harim, one thousand seventeen. 40 The Levites: the descendantsjj of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the descendantskk of Hodaviah, seventy-four. 41 The singers: the descendantsll of Asaph, one hundred and twenty-eight. 42 The descendantsmm of the gatekeepers: the descendantsnn of Shallum, the descendantsoo of Ater, the descendantspp of Talmon, the descendantsqq of Akkub, the descendantsrr of Hatita, and the descendantsss of Shobai; in total one hundred and thirty-nine. 43 The temple servants: the descendantstt of Ziha, the descendantsuu of Hasupha, the descendantsvv of Tabbaoth, 44 the descendantsww of Keros, the descendantsxx of Siaha, the descendantsyy of Padon, 45 the descendantszz of Lebanah, the descendants52 of Hagabah, the descendants53 of Akkub, 46 the descendants54 of Hagab, the descendants55 of Shamlai, the descendants56 of Hanan, 47 the descendants57 of Giddel, the descendants58 of Gahar, the descendants59 of Reaiah, 48 the descendants60 of Rezin, the descendants61 of Nekoda, the descendants62 of Gazzam, 49 the descendants63 of Uzza, the descendants64 of Paseah, the descendants65 of Besai, 50 the descendants66 of Asnah, the descendants67 of Meunim, the descendants68 of Nephisim, 51 the descendants69 of Bakbuk, the descendants70 of Hakupha, the descendants71 of Harhur, 52 the descendants72 of Bazluth, the descendants73 of Mehida, the descendants74 of Harsha, 53 the descendants75 of Barkos, the descendants76 of Sisera, the descendants77 of Temah, 54 the descendants78 of Neziah, and the descendants79 of Hatipha. 55 The descendants80 of Solomon's servants: the descendants81 of Sotai, the descendants82 of Hassophereth, the descendants83 of Peruda, 56 the descendants84 of Jaalah, the descendants85 of Darkon, the descendants86 of Giddel, 57 the descendants87 of Shephatiah, the descendants88 of Hattil, the descendants89 of Pochereth-hazzebaim, and the descendants90 of Ami. 58 All the temple servants and the descendants91 of Solomon's servants were three hundred and ninety-two. 59 Now these were the ones who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they were not able to prove their fathers' household and their descent, if they were from Israel: 60 the descendants92 of Delaiah, the descendants93 of Tobiah, and the descendants94 of Nekoda, six hundred and fifty-two. 61 And from the descendants95 of the priests: the descendants96 of Habaiah, the descendants97 of Hakkoz, and the descendants98 of Barzillai (who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called by their name). 62 These sought their record in the genealogy [records], but they were not found, and {were excluded from the priesthood as unclean}.99 63 The governor said to them that they could not eat from the holy food of the sanctuary100 until there was present a priest for the Urim and Thummim. 64 The whole assembly together was forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty, 65 apart from their male and female servants, of whom were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred male and female singers. 66 Their horses [numbered] seven hundred and thirty-six, their mules [numbered] two hundred and forty-five, 67 their camels [numbered] four hundred and thirty-five, their donkeys [numbered] six thousand seven hundred and twenty.

Gifts Given for Temple Work

68 When [some] of the heads of {families}101 came to the house of Yahweh that [is] in Jerusalem, they gave freewill offerings for the house of God to erect it on its place. 69 According to their ability they gave to the treasury room for the work sixty-one thousand darics of gold, five thousand minas of silver, and one hundred priestly tunics. 70 The priests, the Levites, and some of the people lived [in Jerusalem], and the singers, the gatekeepers, and the temple servants [lived] in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.
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