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Nehemiah 11 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

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1 The leaders of the people took up residence in Yerushalayim; while the rest of the people cast lots to bring one-tenth of them to live in Yerushalayim the holy city, with the other nine-tenths in the other 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 all those who volunteered to live in Yerushalayim. 2 The people commended all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
3 In the cities of Y'hudah, everyone lived on his own property - the people of Isra'el, the cohanim, the L'vi'im, the temple servants and the descendants of Shlomo's servants. But the leaders of the province lived in Yerushalayim. 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 Some of those living in Yerushalayim were from people of Y'hudah, and others were from people of Binyamin. Those from the people of Y'hudah were: 'Atayah the son of 'Uziyah, the son of Z'kharyah, the son of Amaryah, the son of Sh'fatyah, the son of Mahalal'el, from the descendants of Peretz; 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'aseiyah the son of Barukh, the son of Kol-Hozeh, the son of Hazayah, the son of 'Adayah, the son of Yoyariv, the son of Z'kharyah, who belonged to the family 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 The total number of descendants of Peretz living in Yerushalayim was 468 courageous men. 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men.
7 These are the people of Binyamin: Salu the son of Meshulam, the son of Yo'ed, the son of P'dayah, the son of Kolayah, the son of Ma'aseiyah, the son of Iti'el, the son of Yesha'yah. 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 After him: Gabai, Salai; 928 in all. 8 and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men.
9 Yo'el the son of Zikhri was their overseer, and Y'hudah the son of Hasnu'ah was second in charge 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 From the cohanim: Y'da'yah the son of Yoyariv, Yakhin, 10 From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin;
11 S'rayah the son of Hilkiyah, the son of Meshulam, the son of Tzadok, the son of M'rayot, the son of Achituv, the supervisor 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 kinsmen who did the work for the house; in all 822; and 'Adayah the son of Yerocham, the son of P'lalyah, the son of Amtzi, the son of Z'kharyah, the son of Pash'chur, the son of Malkiyah; 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 with his kinsmen, heads of fathers' clans, 242; and 'Amash'sai the son of 'Azar'el, the son of Achzai, the son of Meshillemot, 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 with his kinsmen, courageous men, 128; their overseer was Zavdi'el the son of HaG'dolim. 14 and his associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.
15 From the L'vi'im: Sh'ma'yah the son of Hashuv, the son of 'Azrikam, the son of Hashavyah, the son of Buni, 15 From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
16 and Shabtai and Yozavad, from the leaders of the L'vi'im, who were in charge of external affairs for 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 Matanyah the son of Mikha, the son of Zavdi, the son of Asaf, the leader who began the thanksgiving prayer; and Bakbukyah, the second among his kinsmen; and 'Avda the son of Shamua, the son of Galal, the son of Y'dutun. 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 L'vi'im in the holy city numbered 284. 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284.
19 The gatekeepers: 'Akuv, Talmon and their kinsmen, who kept watch at the gates, numbered 172. 19 The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men.
20 The rest of Isra'el, [the rest of] the cohanim and [the rest of] the L'vi'im were in all the cities of Y'hudah, each on his own property. 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 in the 'Ofel; Tzicha and Gishpa were in charge of 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 L'vi'im in Yerushalayim was 'Uzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashavyah, the son of Matanyah, the son of Mikha, from the descendants of Asaf the singers; [he was] in charge of 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 they were subject to the king's orders; and there was a fixed schedule for the singers, assigning them their daily duties. 23 The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.
24 P'tachyah the son of Mesheizav'el, from the descendants of Zerach the son of Y'hudah, was the king's deputy in all affairs 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 As for the villages and their surrounding fields: some of the people of Y'hudah lived in Kiryat-Arba and its villages, in Divon and its villages, in Y'kabze'el 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 in Yeshua, in Moladah, in Beit-Pelet, 26 in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet,
27 in Hatzar-Shu'al and its villages, in Be'er-Sheva and its villages, 27 in Hazar Shual, in Beersheba and its settlements,
28 in Ziklag, in M'khonah and its villages, 28 in Ziklag, in Meconah and its settlements,
29 in 'Ein-Rimmon, in Tzor'ah, in Yarmut, 29 in En Rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth,
30 Zanoach, Adulam and their villages, in Lakhish and its surrounding fields, and in 'Azekah and its villages. Thus they occupied the territory from Be'er-Sheva as far as the Hinnom Valley. 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 Binyamin lived from Geva onward, in Mikhmas and 'Ayah, in Beit-El and its villages, 31 The descendants of the Benjamites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its settlements,
32 and in 'Anatot, Nov, 'Ananyah, 32 in Anathoth, Nob and Ananiah,
33 Hatzor, Ramah, Gittayim, 33 in Hazor, Ramah and Gittaim,
34 Hadid, Tzvo'im, N'valat, 34 in Hadid, Zeboim and Neballat,
35 Lud, Ono and Gei-Harashim. 35 in Lod and Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen.
36 Of the L'vi'im, some divisions from Y'hudah settled in Binyamin. 36 Some of the divisions of the Levites of Judah settled in Benjamin.