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Nehemiah 11 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The princes of the people lived in Yerushalayim: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Yerushalayim the holy city, and nine parts in the [other] cities. 1 Now the leaders of the people settled in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of every ten to live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while the remaining nine were to stay in their own towns.
2 The people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Yerushalayim. 2 The people commended all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
3 Now these are the chiefs of the province who lived in Yerushalayim: but in the cities of Yehudah lived everyone in his possession in their cities, [to wit], Yisra'el, the Kohanim, and the Levites, and the temple servants, and the children of Shlomo's servants. 3 These are the provincial leaders who settled in Jerusalem (now some Israelites, priests, Levites, temple servants and descendants of Solomon's servants lived in the towns of Judah, each on his own property in the various towns,
4 In Yerushalayim lived certain of the children of Yehudah, and of the children of Binyamin. Of the children of Yehudah: `Atayah the son of `Uzziyah, the son of Zekharyah, the son of Amaryah, the son of Shefatyah, the son of Mahalal'el, of the children of Peretz; 4 while other people from both Judah and Benjamin lived in Jerusalem): From the descendants of Judah: Athaiah son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalalel, a descendant of Perez;
5 and Ma`aseyah the son of Barukh, the son of Kolchozeh, the son of Hazayah, the son of `Adayah, the son of Yoiariv, the son of Zekharyah, the son of the Shiloni. 5 and Maaseiah son of Baruch, the son of Col-Hozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, a descendant of Shelah.
6 All the sons of Peretz who lived in Yerushalayim were four hundred sixty-eight valiant men. 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men.
7 These are the sons of Binyamin: Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Yo`ed, the son of Pedayahu, the son of Kolayah, the son of Ma`aseyah, the son of 'Iti'el, the son of Yesha`yah. 7 From the descendants of Benjamin: Sallu son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jeshaiah,
8 After him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty-eight. 8 and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men.
9 Yo'el the son of Zikhri was their overseer; and Yehudah the son of Senu'ah was second over the city. 9 Joel son of Zicri was their chief officer, and Judah son of Hassenuah was over the Second District of the city.
10 Of the Kohanim: Yedayah the son of Yoiariv, Yakhin, 10 From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin;
11 Serayah the son of Hilkiyah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Tzadok, the son of Merayot, the son of Achituv, the ruler of the house of God, 11 Seraiah son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, supervisor in the house of God,
12 and their brothers who did the work of the house, eight hundred twenty-two; and `Adayah the son of Yerocham, the son of Pelalyah, the son of Amtzi, the son of Zekharyah, the son of Pashchur, the son of Malkiyah, 12 and their associates, who carried on work for the temple--822 men; Adaiah son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malkijah,
13 and his brothers, chiefs of fathers' [houses], two hundred forty-two; and Amashsai the son of `Azar'el, the son of Achzai, the son of Meshillemot, the son of Immer, 13 and his associates, who were heads of families--242 men; Amashsai son of Azarel, the son of Ahzai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,
14 and their brothers, mighty men of valor, one hundred twenty-eight; and their overseer was Zavdi'el, the son of Haggedolim. 14 and his associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.
15 Of the Levites: Shemayah the son of Hashshuv, the son of `Azrikam, the son of Hashavyah, the son of Bunni; 15 From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
16 and Shabbetai and Yozavad, of the chiefs of the Levites, who had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God; 16 Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the heads of the Levites, who had charge of the outside work of the house of God;
17 and Mattanyah the son of Mikha, the son of Zavdi, the son of Asaf, who was the chief to begin the thanksgiving in prayer, and Bakbukyah, the second among his brothers; and `Avda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Yedutun. 17 Mattaniah son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, the director who led in thanksgiving and prayer; Bakbukiah, second among his associates; and Abda son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
18 All the Levites in the holy city were two hundred eighty-four. 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284.
19 Moreover the porters, `Akkuv, Talmon, and their brothers, who kept watch at the gates, were one hundred seventy-two. 19 The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men.
20 The residue of Yisra'el, of the Kohanim, the Levites, were in all the cities of Yehudah, everyone in his inheritance. 20 The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, each on his ancestral property.
21 But the temple servants lived in `Ofel: and Tzicha and Gishpa were over the temple servants. 21 The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them.
22 The overseer also of the Levites at Yerushalayim was `Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashavyah, the son of Mattanyah, the son of Mikha, of the sons of Asaf, the singers, over the business of the house of God. 22 The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica. Uzzi was one of Asaph's descendants, who were the singers responsible for the service of the house of God.
23 For there was a mitzvah from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required. 23 The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.
24 Petachyah the son of Meshezav'el, of the children of Zerach the son of Yehudah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people. 24 Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, one of the descendants of Zerah son of Judah, was the king's agent in all affairs relating to the people.
25 As for the villages, with their fields, some of the children of Yehudah lived in Kiryat-Arba and the towns of it, and in Divon and the towns of it, and in Yekavtze'el and the villages of it, 25 As for the villages with their fields, some of the people of Judah lived in Kiriath Arba and its surrounding settlements, in Dibon and its settlements, in Jekabzeel and its villages,
26 and in Yeshua, and in Moladah, and Beit-Pelet, 26 in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet,
27 and in Hatzar-Shu`al, and in Be'er-Sheva and the towns of it, 27 in Hazar Shual, in Beersheba and its settlements,
28 and in Tziklag, and in Mekhonah and in the towns of it, 28 in Ziklag, in Meconah and its settlements,
29 and in En-rimmon, and in Tzor`ah, and in Yarmut, 29 in En Rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth,
30 Zanoach, `Adullam, and their villages, Lakhish and the fields of it, `Azeka and the towns of it. So they encamped from Be'er-Sheva to the valley of Hinnom. 30 Zanoah, Adullam and their villages, in Lachish and its fields, and in Azekah and its settlements. So they were living all the way from Beersheba to the Valley of Hinnom.
31 The children of Binyamin also [lived] from Geva [onward], at Mikhmash and Ayah, and at Beit-El and the towns of it, 31 The descendants of the Benjamites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its settlements,
32 at `Anatot, Nov, `Ananyah, 32 in Anathoth, Nob and Ananiah,
33 Hatzor, Ramah, Gittayim, 33 in Hazor, Ramah and Gittaim,
34 Hadid, Tzevo`im, Nevalat, 34 in Hadid, Zeboim and Neballat,
35 Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen. 35 in Lod and Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen.
36 Of the Levites, certain courses in Yehudah [were joined] to Binyamin. 36 Some of the divisions of the Levites of Judah settled in Benjamin.