Ezra 2 NLT

1 Here is the list of the Jewish exiles of the provinces who returned from their captivity. King Nebuchadnezzar had deported them to Babylon, but now they returned to Jerusalem and the other towns in Judah where they originally lived.
2 Their leaders were Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. This is the number of the men of Israel who returned from exile:
3 The family of Parosh 2,172
4 The family of Shephatiah 372
5 The family of Arah 775
6 The family of Pahath-moab (descendants of Jeshua and Joab) 2,812
7 The family of Elam 1,254
8 The family of Zattu 945
9 The family of Zaccai 760
10 The family of Bani 642
11 The family of Bebai 623
12 The family of Azgad 1,222
13 The family of Adonikam 666
14 The family of Bigvai 2,056
15 The family of Adin 454
16 The family of Ater (descendants of Hezekiah) 98
17 The family of Bezai 323
18 The family of Jorah 112
19 The family of Hashum 223
20 The family of Gibbar 95
21 The people of Bethlehem 123
22 The people of Netophah 56
23 The people of Anathoth 128
24 The people of Beth-azmavetha 42

References for Ezra 2:24

    • ܑ 2:24 - As in parallel text at Neh 7:28; Hebrew reads Azmaveth.
      25 The people of Kiriath-jearim,b Kephirah, and Beeroth 743

      References for Ezra 2:25

        • ܒ 2:25 - As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version (see also Neh 7:29 ); Hebrew reads Kiriath-arim.
          26 The people of Ramah and Geba 621
          27 The people of Micmash 122
          28 The people of Bethel and Ai 223
          29 The citizens of Nebo 52
          30 The citizens of Magbish 156
          31 The citizens of West Elamc 1,254

          References for Ezra 2:31

            • ܓ 2:31 - Or of the other Elam.
              32 The citizens of Harim 320
              33 The citizens of Lod, Hadid, and Ono 725
              34 The citizens of Jericho 345
              35 The citizens of Senaah 3,630
              36 These are the priests who returned from exile: The family of Jedaiah (through the line of Jeshua) 973
              37 The family of Immer 1,052
              38 The family of Pashhur 1,247
              39 The family of Harim 1,017
              40 These are the Levites who returned from exile: The families of Jeshua and Kadmiel (descendants of Hodaviah) 74
              41 The singers of the family of Asaph 128
              42 The gatekeepers of the families of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai 139
              43 The descendants of the following Temple servants returned from exile: Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,
              44 Keros, Siaha, Padon,
              45 Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub,
              46 Hagab, Shalmai,d Hanan,

              References for Ezra 2:46

                • ܔ 2:46 - As in an alternate reading of the Masoretic Text (see also Neh 7:48 ); the other alternate reads Shamlai.
                  47 Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah,
                  48 Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,
                  49 Uzza, Paseah, Besai,
                  50 Asnah, Meunim, Nephusim,
                  51 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
                  52 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
                  53 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
                  54 Neziah, and Hatipha.
                  55 The descendants of these servants of King Solomon returned from exile: Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda,
                  56 Jaalah, Darkon, Giddel,
                  57 Shephatiah, Hattil, Pokereth-hazzebaim, and Ami.
                  58 In all, the Temple servants and the descendants of Solomon’s servants numbered 392.
                  59 Another group returned at this time from the towns of Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Kerub, Addan, and Immer. However, they could not prove that they or their families were descendants of Israel.
                  60 This group included the families of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda—a total of 652 people.
                  61 Three families of priests—Hobaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai—also returned. (This Barzillai had married a woman who was a descendant of Barzillai of Gilead, and he had taken her family name.)
                  62 They searched for their names in the genealogical records, but they were not found, so they were disqualified from serving as priests.
                  63 The governor told them not to eat the priests’ share of food from the sacrifices until a priest could consult the about the matter by using the Urim and Thummim—the sacred lots.
                  64 So a total of 42,360 people returned to Judah,
                  65 in addition to 7,337 servants and 200 singers, both men and women.
                  66 They took with them 736 horses, 245 mules,
                  67 435 camels, and 6,720 donkeys.
                  68 When they arrived at the Temple of the in Jerusalem, some of the family leaders made voluntary offerings toward the rebuilding of God’s Temple on its original site,
                  69 and each leader gave as much as he could. The total of their gifts came to 61,000 gold coins,e 6,250 poundsf of silver, and 100 robes for the priests.

                  References for Ezra 2:69

                    • ܕ 2:69 - Hebrew 61,000 darics of gold, about 1,100 pounds or 500 kilograms in weight.
                    • ܖ 2:69 - Hebrew 5,000 minas [3,000 kilograms].
                      70 So the priests, the Levites, the singers, the gatekeepers, the Temple servants, and some of the common people settled in villages near Jerusalem. The rest of the people returned to their own towns throughout Israel.