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Nehemiah 7 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

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1 Now when the building of the wall was complete and I had put up the doors, and the door-keepers and the music-makers and the Levites had been given their places, 1 After the wall had been rebuilt and I had set the doors in place, the gatekeepers and the singers and the Levites were appointed.
2 I made my brother Hanani, and Hananiah, the ruler of the tower, responsible for the government of Jerusalem: for he was a man of good faith, fearing God more than most. 2 I put in charge of Jerusalem my brother Hanani, along with Hananiah the commander of the citadel, because he was a man of integrity and feared God more than most men do.
3 And I said to them, Do not let the doors of Jerusalem be open till the sun is high; and while the watchmen are in their places, let the doors be shut and locked: and let the people of Jerusalem be put on watch, every one in his watch, opposite his house. 3 I said to them, "The gates of Jerusalem are not to be opened until the sun is hot. While the gatekeepers are still on duty, have them shut the doors and bar them. Also appoint residents of Jerusalem as guards, some at their posts and some near their own houses."
4 Now the town was wide and great: but the people in it were only a small number, and the houses had not been put up. 4 Now the city was large and spacious, but there were few people in it, and the houses had not yet been rebuilt.
5 And my God put it into my heart to get together the rulers and the chiefs and the people so that they might be listed by families. And I came across a record of the names of those who came up at the first, and in it I saw these words: 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:
6 These are the people of the divisions of the kingdom, among those who had been made prisoners by Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, and taken away by him, who went back to Jerusalem and Judah, every one to his town; 6 These are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town,
7 Who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel: 7 in company with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum and Baanah): The list of the men of Israel:
8 The children of Parosh, two thousand, one hundred and seventy-two. 8 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172
9 The children of Shephatiah, three hundred and seventy-two. 9 of Shephatiah, 372
10 The children of Arah, six hundred and fifty-two. 10 of Arah, 652
11 The children of Pahath-moab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand, eight hundred and eighteen. 11 of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818
12 The children of Elam, a thousand, two hundred and fifty-four. 12 of Elam, 1,254
13 The children of Zattu, eight hundred and forty-five. 13 of Zattu, 845
14 The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and sixty. 14 of Zaccai, 760
15 The children of Binnui, six hundred and forty-eight. 15 of Binnui, 648
16 The children of Bebai, six hundred and twenty-eight. 16 of Bebai, 628
17 The children of Azgad, two thousand, three hundred and twenty-two. 17 of Azgad, 2,322
18 The children of Adonikam, six hundred and sixty-seven. 18 of Adonikam, 667
19 The children of Bigvai, two thousand and sixty-seven. 19 of Bigvai, 2,067
20 The children of Adin, six hundred and fifty-five. 20 of Adin, 655
21 The children of Ater, of Hezekiah, ninety-eight. 21 of Ater (through Hezekiah), 98
22 The children of Hashum, three hundred and twenty-eight. 22 of Hashum, 328
23 The children of Bezai, three hundred and twenty-four. 23 of Bezai, 324
24 The children of Hariph, a hundred and twelve. 24 of Hariph, 112
25 The children of Gibeon, ninety-five. 25 of Gibeon, 95
26 The men of Beth-lehem and Netophah, a hundred and eighty-eight. 26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188
27 The men of Anathoth, a hundred and twenty-eight. 27 of Anathoth, 128
28 The men of Beth-azmaveth, forty-two. 28 of Beth Azmaveth, 42
29 The men of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty-three. 29 of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah and Beeroth, 743
30 The men of Ramah and Geba, six hundred and twenty-one. 30 of Ramah and Geba, 621
31 The men of Michmas, a hundred and twenty-two. 31 of Micmash, 122
32 The men of Beth-el and Ai, a hundred and twenty-three. 32 of Bethel and Ai, 123
33 The men of the other Nebo, fifty-two. 33 of the other Nebo, 52
34 The children of the other Elam, a thousand, two hundred and fifty-four. 34 of the other Elam, 1,254
35 The children of Harim, three hundred and twenty. 35 of Harim, 320
36 The children of Jericho, three hundred and forty-five. 36 of Jericho, 345
37 The children of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-one. 37 of Lod, Hadid and Ono, 721
38 The children of Senaah, three thousand, nine hundred and thirty. 38 of Senaah, 3,930
39 The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the family of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three. 39 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua), 973
40 The children of Immer, a thousand and fifty-two. 40 of Immer, 1,052
41 The children of Pashhur, a thousand, two hundred and forty-seven. 41 of Pashhur, 1,247
42 The children of Harim, a thousand and seventeen. 42 of Harim, 1,017
43 The Levites: the children of Jeshua, of Kadmiel, of the children of Hodevah, seventy-four. 43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74
44 The music-makers: the children of Asaph, a hundred and forty-eight. 44 The singers: the descendants of Asaph, 148
45 The door-keepers: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, a hundred and thirty-eight. 45 The gatekeepers: the descendants of
46 The Nethinim: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth, 46 The temple servants: the descendants of
47 The children of Keros, the children of Sia, the children of Padon, 47 Keros, Sia, Padon,
48 The children of Lebana, the children of Hagaba, the children of Salmai, 48 Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai,
49 The children of Hanan, the children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, 49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar,
50 The children of Reaiah, the children of Rezin, the children of Nekoda, 50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda,
51 The children of Gazzam, the children of Uzza, the children of Paseah, 51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah,
52 The children of Besai, the children of Meunim, the children of Nephushesim, 52 Besai, Meunim, Nephusim,
53 The children of Bakbuk, the children of Hakupha, the children of Harhur, 53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
54 The children of Bazlith, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha, 54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
55 The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Temah, 55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
56 The children of Neziah, the children of Hatipha. 56 Neziah and Hatipha
57 The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, the children of Sophereth, the children of Perida, 57 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of
58 The children of Jaala, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel, 58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
59 The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the children of Amon. 59 Shephatiah, Hattil,
60 All the Nethinim and the children of Solomon's servants were three hundred and ninety-two. 60 The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon, 392
61 All these were the people who went up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer; but because they had no knowledge of their fathers' families or offspring, it was not certain if they were Israelites: 61 The following came up from the towns of Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon and Immer, but they could not show that their families were descended from Israel:
62 The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred and forty-two. 62 the descendants of
63 And of the priests: the children of Hobaiah, the children of Hakkoz, the children of Barzillai, who was married to one of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and took their name. 63 And from among the priests: the descendants of
64 They made search for their record among the lists of families, but their names were nowhere to be seen, so they were looked on as unclean and no longer priests. 64 These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
65 And the Tirshatha said that they were not to have the most holy things for their food, till a priest came to give decision by the Urim and Thummim. 65 The governor, therefore, ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there should be a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.
66 The number of all the people together was forty-two thousand, three hundred and sixty; 66 The whole company numbered 42,360,
67 As well as their men-servants and their women-servants, of whom there were seven thousand, three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred and forty-five men and women to make music. 67 besides their %"7,337 menservants and maidservants; and they also had 245 men and women singers.
68 They had seven hundred and thirty-six horses, two hundred and forty-five transport beasts; 68 There were 736 horses, 245 mules,
69 Four hundred and thirty-five camels, six thousand, seven hundred and twenty asses. 69 435 camels and %"6,720 donkeys.
70 And some of the heads of families gave money for the work. The Tirshatha gave into the store a thousand darics of gold, fifty basins, five hundred and thirty priests' robes. 70 Some of the heads of the families contributed to the work. The governor gave to the treasury %"1,000 drachmas of gold, 50 bowls and 530 garments for priests.
71 And some of the heads of families gave into the store for the work twenty thousand darics of gold, and two thousand, two hundred pounds of silver. 71 Some of the heads of the families gave to the treasury for the work 20,000 drachmas of gold and %"2,200 minas of silver.
72 And that which the rest of the people gave was twenty thousand darics of gold, and two thousand pounds of silver, and sixty-seven priests' robes. 72 The total given by the rest of the people was 20,000 drachmas of gold, %"2,000 minas of silver and 67 garments for priests.
73 So the priests and the Levites and the door-keepers and the music-makers and some of the people and the Nethinim, and all Israel, were living in their towns. 73 The priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers and the temple servants, along with certain of the people and the rest of the Israelites, settled in their own towns. When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns,