Nehemiah 11 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem; and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem the holy city, while nine tenths remained in the other towns. 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 And the people blessed all the men who willingly offered to live in Jerusalem. 2 The people commended all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
3 These are the chiefs of the province who lived in Jerusalem; but in the towns of Judah every one lived on his property in their towns: Israel, the priests, the Levites, the temple servants, and the 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 And in Jerusalem lived certain of the sons of Judah and of the sons of Benjamin. Of the sons of Judah: Athai'ah the son of Uzzi'ah, son of Zechari'ah, son of Amari'ah, son of Shephati'ah, son of Mahal'alel, of the sons 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 and Ma-asei'ah the son of Baruch, son of Col-ho'zeh, son of Hazai'ah, son of Adai'ah, son of Joi'arib, son of Zechari'ah, son of the Shi'lonite. 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 Perez who lived in Jerusalem were four hundred and sixty-eight valiant men. 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men.
7 And these are the sons of Benjamin: Sallu the son of Meshul'lam, son of Jo'ed, son of Pedai'ah, son of Kolai'ah, son of Ma-asei'ah, son of I'thi-el, son of Jeshai'ah. 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 And after him Gabba'i, Salla'i, nine hundred and twenty-eight. 8 and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men.
9 Jo'el the son of Zichri was their overseer; and Judah the son of Hassen'u-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 priests: Jedai'ah the son of Joi'arib, Jachin, 10 From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin;
11 Serai'ah the son of Hilki'ah, son of Meshul'lam, son of Zadok, son of Merai'oth, son of Ahi'tub, 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 brethren who did the work of the house, eight hundred and twenty-two; and Adai'ah the son of Jero'ham, son of Pelali'ah, son of Amzi, son of Zechari'ah, son of Pashhur, son of Malchi'jah, 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 brethren, heads of fathers' houses, two hundred and forty-two; and Amash'sai, the son of Az'arel, son of Ah'zai, son of Meshil'lemoth, 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 brethren, mighty men of valor, a hundred and twenty-eight; their overseer was Zab'diel the son of Haggedo'lim. 14 and his associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.
15 And of the Levites: Shemai'ah the son of Hasshub, son of Azri'kam, son of Hashabi'ah, 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 Shab'bethai and Jo'zabad, of the chiefs of the Levites, who were over the outside work 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 Mattani'ah the son of Mica, son of Zabdi, son of Asaph, who was the leader to begin the thanksgiving in prayer, and Bakbuki'ah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Sham'mua, son of Galal, son of Jedu'thun. 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 and eighty-four. 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284.
19 The gatekeepers, Akkub, Talmon and their brethren, who kept watch at the gates, were a hundred and seventy-two. 19 The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men.
20 And the rest of Israel, and of the priests and the Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, every one 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 on Ophel; and Ziha 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 of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, son of Hashabi'ah, son of Mattani'ah, son of Mica, of the sons of Asaph, the singers, over the work 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 command 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 And Pethahi'ah the son of Meshez'abel, of the sons of Zerah the son of Judah, 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 And as for the villages, with their fields, some of the people of Judah lived in Kir'iath-ar'ba and its villages, and in Dibon and its villages, and in Jekab'zeel and its villages, 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 Jeshua and in Mola'dah and Beth-pelet, 26 in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet,
27 in Ha'zar-shu'al, in Beer-sheba and its villages, 27 in Hazar Shual, in Beersheba and its settlements,
28 in Ziklag, in Meco'nah and its villages, 28 in Ziklag, in Meconah and its settlements,
29 in En-rim'mon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth, 29 in En Rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth,
30 Zano'ah, Adullam, and their villages, Lachish and its fields, and Aze'kah and its villages. So they encamped from Beer-sheba 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 people of Benjamin also lived from Geba onward, at Michmash, Ai'ja, Bethel and its villages, 31 The descendants of the Benjamites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its settlements,
32 An'athoth, Nob, Anani'ah, 32 in Anathoth, Nob and Ananiah,
33 Hazor, Ramah, Git'taim, 33 in Hazor, Ramah and Gittaim,
34 Hadid, Zebo'im, Nebal'lat, 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 And certain divisions of the Levites in Judah were joined to Benjamin. 36 Some of the divisions of the Levites of Judah settled in Benjamin.