Now 1the leaders of the peoplelived in Jerusalem, but the rest of the people2castlots to bringone out of ten to live in Jerusalem, 3the holycity, while nine-tenths remained in the other cities.
And the peopleblessedall the men who 4volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
35Now these are the heads of the provinceswholived in Jerusalem, but in the cities of Judah6eachlived on his own property in their cities -the aIsraelites, the priests, the Levites, the b7templeservants and the c8descendants of Solomon'sservants.
4Some of the sons of Judah and some of the sons of Benjaminlived in Jerusalem. From the sons of Judah: Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalalel, of the sons of Perez;
and Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Col-hozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of the Shilonite.
6All the sons of Perez who lived in Jerusalem were 468ablemen.