Try out the new BibleStudyTools.com. Click here!

Nehemiah 11 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
  Search
New Century Version (NCV) New International Version (NIV)
1 The leaders of Israel lived in Jerusalem. But the rest of the people threw lots to choose one person out of every ten to come and live in Jerusalem, the holy city. The other nine could stay in their own 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 those who volunteered to live in Jerusalem. 2 The people commended all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
3 These are the area leaders who lived in Jerusalem. (Some people lived on their own land in the cities of Judah. These included Israelites, priests, Levites, Temple servants, and descendants of Solomon'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 Others from the families of Judah and Benjamin lived in Jerusalem.) These are the descendants of Judah who moved into Jerusalem. There was Athaiah son of Uzziah. (Uzziah was the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah. Amariah was the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalalel. Mahalalel was a descendant of Perez.) 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 There was also Masseiah son of Baruch. (Baruch was the son of Col-Hozeh, the son of Hazaiah. Hazaiah was the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib. Joiarib was the son of Zechariah, a descendant of Shelah.) 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 descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 men. They were soldiers. 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men.
7 These are descendants of Benjamin who moved into Jerusalem. There was Sallu son of Meshullam. (Meshullam was the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah. Pedaiah was the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah. Maaseiah was the son of Ithiel, the son of Jeshaiah.) 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 Following him were Gabbai and Sallai, for a total of 928 men. 8 and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men.
9 Joel son of Zicri was appointed over them, and Judah son of Hassenuah was second in charge of the new area of 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 These are the priests who moved into Jerusalem. There was Jedaiah son of Joiarib, Jakin, 10 From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin;
11 and Seraiah son of Hilkiah, the supervisor in the Temple. (Hilkiah was the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok. Zadok was the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub.) 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 there were others with them who did the work for the Temple. All together there were 822 men. Also there was Adaiah son of Jeroham. (Jeroham was the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi. Amzi was the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashhur. Pashhur was the son of Malkijah.) 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 there were family heads with him. All together there were 242 men. Also there was Amashsai son of Azarel. (Azarel was the son of Ahzai, the son of Meshillemoth. Meshillemoth was 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 there were brave men with Amashsai. All together there were 128 men. Zabdiel son of Haggedolim was appointed over them. 14 and his associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.
15 These are the Levites who moved into Jerusalem. There was Shemaiah son of Hasshub. (Hasshub was the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah. Hashabiah was 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 there were Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the leaders of the Levites who were in charge of the work outside the Temple. 16 Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the heads of the Levites, who had charge of the outside work of the house of God;
17 There was Mattaniah son of Mica. (Mica was the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph.) Mattaniah was the director who led the people in thanksgiving and prayer. There was Bakbukiah, who was second in charge over his fellow Levites. And there was Abda son of Shammua. (Shammua was the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.) 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 together 284 Levites lived in the holy city of Jerusalem. 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284.
19 The gatekeepers who moved into Jerusalem were Akkub, Talmon, and others with them. There was a total of 172 men who guarded the city gates. 19 The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men.
20 The other Israelites, priests, and Levites lived on their own land in all the cities of Judah. 20 The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, each on his ancestral property.
21 The Temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them. 21 The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them.
22 Uzzi son of Bani was appointed over the Levites in Jerusalem. (Bani was the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah. Mattaniah was the son of Mica.) Uzzi was one of Asaph's descendants, who were the singers responsible for the service of the Temple. 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 The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated them day by day. 23 The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.
24 Pethahiah son of Meshezabel was the king's spokesman. (Meshezabel was a descendant of Zerah, the son of Judah.) 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 Some of the people of Judah lived in villages with their surrounding fields. They lived in Kiriath Arba and its surroundings, in Dibon and its surroundings, in Jekabzeel and its surroundings, 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 in Jeshua, Moladah, Beth Pelet, 26 in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet,
27 Hazar Shual, Beersheba and its surroundings, 27 in Hazar Shual, in Beersheba and its settlements,
28 in Ziklag and Meconah and its surroundings, 28 in Ziklag, in Meconah and its settlements,
29 in En Rimmon, Zorah, Jarmuth, 29 in En Rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth,
30 Zanoah, Adullam and their villages, in Lachish and the fields around it, and in Azekah and its surroundings. So they settled from Beersheba all the way 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 descendants of the Benjaminites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its surroundings, 31 The descendants of the Benjamites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its settlements,
32 in Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah, 32 in Anathoth, Nob and Ananiah,
33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim, 33 in Hazor, Ramah and Gittaim,
34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat, 34 in Hadid, Zeboim and Neballat,
35 Lod, Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen. 35 in Lod and Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen.
36 Some groups of the Levites from Judah settled in the land of Benjamin. 36 Some of the divisions of the Levites of Judah settled in Benjamin.