These were the priests1 and Levites2 who returned with Zerubbabel3 son of Shealtiel4 and with Jeshua:5 Seraiah,6 Jeremiah, Ezra,
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Amariah, Malluch, Hattush,
Shecaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,
Iddo,7 Ginnethon, Abijah,8
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Mijamin, Moadiah, Bilgah,
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Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah,9
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Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah and Jedaiah. These were the leaders of the priests and their associates in the days of Jeshua.
The Levites were Jeshua,10 Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and also Mattaniah,11 who, together with his associates, was in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.
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Bakbukiah and Unni, their associates, stood opposite them in the services.
Jeshua was the father of Joiakim, Joiakim the father of Eliashib,12 Eliashib the father of Joiada,
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Joiada the father of Jonathan, and Jonathan the father of Jaddua.
In the days of Joiakim, these were the heads of the priestly families: of Seraiah's family, Meraiah; of Jeremiah's, Hananiah;
of Ezra's, Meshullam; of Amariah's, Jehohanan;
of Malluch's, Jonathan; of Shecaniah's, Joseph;
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of Harim's, Adna; of Meremoth's, Helkai;
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of Iddo's,13 Zechariah; of Ginnethon's, Meshullam;
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