Nehemiah 7:4-5 NIV

The List of the Exiles Who Returned

7:6-73pp -- Ezr 2:1-70

4 Now the city was large and spacious, but there were few people in it,1 and the houses had not yet been rebuilt.

References for Nehemiah 7:4

5 So my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles, the officials and the common people for registration by families. I found the genealogical record of those who had been the first to return. This is what I found written there: