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1 When the wall had been built and I had hung the doors, the gatekeepers, singers, and Levites were appointed. 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 Then I put my brother Hanani and Hananiah the commander of the fortress in charge of Jerusalem. Hananiah was a faithful man who revered God more than many. 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 I said to them, "The gates of Jerusalem aren't to be opened during the hottest time of the day. While the gatekeepers are still on duty, have them shut and bar the doors. Also, appoint guards from among those who live in Jerusalem. Station some at their watch posts and some in front of their own houses." 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 although the city was wide and large, only a few people were living within it, and no houses had been rebuilt. 4 Now the city was large and spacious, but there were few people in it, and the houses had not yet been rebuilt.
5 My God then prompted me to assemble the officials, the officers, and the people so that they could be registered by families. I found the record of the families who were the first to return, and I found the following written in it: 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 province who returned from the captivity of those exiles whom Babylon's King Nebuchadnezzar had taken into exile. They all returned to Jerusalem and Judah, everyone to their own 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 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, and Baanah. The number 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 family of Parosh 2,172 8 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172
9 of Shephatiah 372 9 of Shephatiah, 372
10 of Arah 652 10 of Arah, 652
11 of Pahath-moab, that is, of the descendants of Jeshua and Joab 2,818 11 of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818
12 of Elam 1,254 12 of Elam, 1,254
13 of Zattu 845 13 of Zattu, 845
14 of Zaccai 760 14 of Zaccai, 760
15 of Binnui 648 15 of Binnui, 648
16 of Bebai 628 16 of Bebai, 628
17 of Azgad 2,322 17 of Azgad, 2,322
18 of Adonikam 667 18 of Adonikam, 667
19 of Bigvai 2,067 19 of Bigvai, 2,067
20 of Adin 655 20 of Adin, 655
21 of Ater, that is, of the descendants of Hezekiah 98 21 of Ater (through Hezekiah), 98
22 of Hashum 328 22 of Hashum, 328
23 of Bezai 324 23 of Bezai, 324
24 of Hariph 112 24 of Hariph, 112
25 of Gibeon 95 25 of Gibeon, 95
26 The people of Bethlehem and Netophah 188 26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188
27 of Anathoth 128 27 of Anathoth, 128
28 of Beth-azmaveth 42 28 of Beth Azmaveth, 42
29 of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth 743 29 of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah and Beeroth, 743
30 of Ramah and Geba 621 30 of Ramah and Geba, 621
31 of Michmas 122 31 of Micmash, 122
32 of Bethel and Ai 123 32 of Bethel and Ai, 123
33 of the other Nebo 52 33 of the other Nebo, 52
34 the inhabitants of the other Elam 1,254 34 of the other Elam, 1,254
35 of Harim 320 35 of Harim, 320
36 of Jericho 345 36 of Jericho, 345
37 of Lod, Hadid, and Ono 721 37 of Lod, Hadid and Ono, 721
38 of Senaah 3,930 38 of Senaah, 3,930
39 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah, that is, of the house of Jeshua 973 39 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua), 973
40 of Immer 1,052 40 of Immer, 1,052
41 of Pashhur 1,247 41 of Pashhur, 1,247
42 of Harim 1,017 42 of Harim, 1,017
43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua, that is, of Kadmiel, of the descendants of Hodaviah 74 43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74
44 The singers: the descendants of Asaph 148 44 The singers: the descendants of Asaph, 148
45 The descendants of gatekeepers: of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai 138 45 The gatekeepers: the descendants of
46 The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth, 46 The temple servants: the descendants of
47 Keros, Sia, Padon, 47 Keros, Sia, Padon,
48 Lebanah, Hagabah, Shalmai, 48 Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai,
49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar, 49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar,
50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda, 50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda,
51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah, 51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah,
52 Besai, Meunim, Nephushesim, 52 Besai, Meunim, Nephusim,
53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur, 53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
54 Bazlith, Mehida, Harsha, 54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah, 55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
56 Neziah, and Hatipha. 56 Neziah and Hatipha
57 The descendants of Solomon'sservants: Sotai, Sophereth, Perida, 57 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of
58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel, 58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
59 Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth-hazzebaim, and Amon. 59 Shephatiah, Hattil,
60 All of the temple servants and the descendants of Solomon's servants totaled 392. 60 The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon, 392
61 The following came up from Tel-Melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but were unable to prove that their family or their descent was from Israel: 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 descendants of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda, 642. 62 the descendants of
63 And of the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai (who had married one of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by his name) 63 And from among the priests: the descendants of
64 looked for their entries in the genealogical records, but they weren't found there, so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean. 64 These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
65 The governor ordered that they shouldn't eat of the most holy food until a priest arose who could consult 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 whole assembly together totaled 42,360. 66 The whole company numbered 42,360,
67 This number doesn't include their 7,337 male and female servants; they also had 245 male and female singers, 67 besides their %"7,337 menservants and maidservants; and they also had 245 men and women singers.
68 736 horses, 245 mules, 68 There were 736 horses, 245 mules,
69 435 camels, and 6,720 donkeys. 69 435 camels and %"6,720 donkeys.
70 Some of the heads of families made a donation for the work. The governor gave to the treasury 1,000 darics of gold, 50 bowls, and 530 priestly 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 Some of the heads of families gave 20,000 darics of gold and 2,200 manehs of silver to the treasury for the work. 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 The rest of the people gave 20,000 darics of gold, 2,000 manehs of silver, and 67 priestly 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, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, some of the people, the temple servants, and all Israel settled 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,