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Nehemiah 7 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

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1 Then it was, when the wall was built and I had hung the doors, when the gatekeepers, the singers, and the Levites had been 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 that I gave the charge of Jerusalem to my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the leader of the citadel, for he was a faithful man and feared 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 And I said to them, "Do not let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot; and while they stand guard, let them shut and bar the doors; and appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, one at his watch station and another in front of his own 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 city was large and spacious, but the people in it were few, and the houses were not 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 Then my God put it into my heart to gather the nobles, the rulers, and the people, that they might be registered by genealogy. And I found a register of the genealogy of those who had come up in the first return, and found 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 came back from the captivity, of those who had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, everyone to his city. 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 Those who came with Zerubbabel were Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, and 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 sons of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two; 8 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172
9 the sons of Shephatiah, three hundred and seventy-two; 9 of Shephatiah, 372
10 the sons of Arah, six hundred and fifty-two; 10 of Arah, 652
11 the sons of Pahath-Moab, of the sons 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 sons of Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four; 12 of Elam, 1,254
13 the sons of Zattu, eight hundred and forty-five; 13 of Zattu, 845
14 the sons of Zaccai, seven hundred and sixty; 14 of Zaccai, 760
15 the sons of Binnui, six hundred and forty-eight; 15 of Binnui, 648
16 the sons of Bebai, six hundred and twenty-eight; 16 of Bebai, 628
17 the sons of Azgad, two thousand three hundred and twenty-two; 17 of Azgad, 2,322
18 the sons of Adonikam, six hundred and sixty-seven; 18 of Adonikam, 667
19 the sons of Bigvai, two thousand and sixty-seven; 19 of Bigvai, 2,067
20 the sons of Adin, six hundred and fifty-five; 20 of Adin, 655
21 the sons of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety-eight; 21 of Ater (through Hezekiah), 98
22 the sons of Hashum, three hundred and twenty-eight; 22 of Hashum, 328
23 the sons of Bezai, three hundred and twenty-four; 23 of Bezai, 324
24 the sons of Hariph, one hundred and twelve; 24 of Hariph, 112
25 the sons of Gibeon, ninety-five; 25 of Gibeon, 95
26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah, one hundred and eighty-eight; 26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188
27 the men of Anathoth, one 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 Kirjath 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, one hundred and twenty-two; 31 of Micmash, 122
32 the men of Bethel and Ai, one 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 sons of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four; 34 of the other Elam, 1,254
35 the sons of Harim, three hundred and twenty; 35 of Harim, 320
36 the sons of Jericho, three hundred and forty-five; 36 of Jericho, 345
37 the sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-one; 37 of Lod, Hadid and Ono, 721
38 the sons of Senaah, three thousand nine hundred and thirty. 38 of Senaah, 3,930
39 The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three; 39 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua), 973
40 the sons of Immer, one thousand and fifty-two; 40 of Immer, 1,052
41 the sons of Pashhur, one thousand two hundred and forty-seven; 41 of Pashhur, 1,247
42 the sons of Harim, one thousand and seventeen. 42 of Harim, 1,017
43 The Levites: the sons of Jeshua, of Kadmiel, and of the sons of Hodevah, seventy-four. 43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74
44 The singers: the sons of Asaph, one hundred and forty-eight. 44 The singers: the descendants of Asaph, 148
45 The gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, the sons of Shobai, one hundred and thirty-eight. 45 The gatekeepers: the descendants of
46 The Nethinim: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth, 46 The temple servants: the descendants of
47 the sons of Keros, the sons of Sia, the sons of Padon, 47 Keros, Sia, Padon,
48 the sons of Lebana, the sons of Hagaba, the sons of Salmai, 48 Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai,
49 the sons of Hanan, the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, 49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar,
50 the sons of Reaiah, the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, 50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda,
51 the sons of Gazzam, the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, 51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah,
52 the sons of Besai, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephishesim, 52 Besai, Meunim, Nephusim,
53 the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur, 53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
54 the sons of Bazlith, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha, 54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
55 the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Tamah, 55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
56 the sons of Neziah, and the sons of Hatipha. 56 Neziah and Hatipha
57 The sons of Solomon's servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Sophereth, the sons of Perida, 57 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of
58 the sons of Jaala, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel, 58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
59 the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth of Zebaim, and the sons of Amon. 59 Shephatiah, Hattil,
60 All the Nethinim, and the sons of Solomon's servants, were three hundred and ninety-two. 60 The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon, 392
61 And these were the ones who came up from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but they could not identify their father's house nor their lineage, whether they were of 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 sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, six hundred and forty-two; 62 the descendants of
63 and of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Koz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called by their name. 63 And from among the priests: the descendants of
64 These sought their listing among those who were registered by genealogy, but it was not found; therefore they were excluded from the priesthood as defiled. 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 governor said to them that they should not eat of the most holy things till a priest could consult with 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 Altogether the whole assembly was forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty, 66 The whole company numbered 42,360,
67 besides their male and female servants, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred and forty-five men and women singers. 67 besides their %"7,337 menservants and maidservants; and they also had 245 men and women singers.
68 Their horses were seven hundred and thirty-six, their mules two hundred and forty-five, 68 There were 736 horses, 245 mules,
69 their camels four hundred and thirty-five, and donkeys six thousand seven hundred and twenty. 69 435 camels and %"6,720 donkeys.
70 And some of the heads of the fathers' houses gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury one thousand gold drachmas, fifty basins, and five hundred and thirty priestly garments. 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 the fathers' houses gave to the treasury of the work twenty thousand gold drachmas, and two thousand two hundred silver minas. 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 gold drachmas, two thousand silver minas, and sixty-seven priestly garments. 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 Nethinim, and all Israel dwelt in their cities.When the seventh month came, the children of Israel were in their cities. 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,