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1 After the wall had been rebuilt, and I had set up its doors, and the gatekeepers, singers and L'vi'im 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 I put my kinsman Hanani in charge of Yerushalayim, along with Hananyah the commander of the citadel. For he was a faithful man, and he feared 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 I said to them, "The gates of Yerushalayim are not to be opened until the sun is hot; and while the gatekeepers are still on duty, have them shut the doors; and you, put up the bars. Appoint watchmen from among those living in Yerushalayim; assign each one his time to guard, and have each one serving near 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 The city was large and spacious, but there were few people in it, and the houses had not 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 put it in my heart to assemble the nobles, the leaders and the people, so that they could be registered according to their genealogies. I located the record of the genealogies of those who had come up at the beginning 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 "Here is a list of the people of the province who had been exiled, carried off to Bavel by N'vukhadnetzar king of Bavel, but who later returned from exile and went up to Yerushalayim and Y'hudah, each to his own 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 they went with Z'rubavel, Yeshua, Nechemyah, 'Azaryah, Ra'amyah, Nachmani, Mordekhai, Bilshan, Misperet, Bigvai, N'chum and Ba'anah. "The number of men from the people of Isra'el: 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 descendants of Par'osh 2,172 8 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172
9 descendants of Sh'fatyah 372 9 of Shephatiah, 372
10 descendants of Arach 652 10 of Arah, 652
11 descendants of Pachat-Mo'av, from the descendants of Yeshua and Yo'av 2,818 11 of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818
12 descendants of 'Eilam 1,254 12 of Elam, 1,254
13 descendants of Zatu 845 13 of Zattu, 845
14 descendants of Zakkai 760 14 of Zaccai, 760
15 descendants of Binui 648 15 of Binnui, 648
16 descendants of B'vai 628 16 of Bebai, 628
17 descendants of 'Azgad 2,322 17 of Azgad, 2,322
18 descendants of Adonikam 667 18 of Adonikam, 667
19 descendants of Bigvai 2,067 19 of Bigvai, 2,067
20 descendants of 'Adin 655 20 of Adin, 655
21 descendants of Ater, of Y'chizkiyah 98 21 of Ater (through Hezekiah), 98
22 descendants of Hashum 328 22 of Hashum, 328
23 descendants of Betzai 324 23 of Bezai, 324
24 descendants of Harif 112 24 of Hariph, 112
25 descendants of Giv'on 95 25 of Gibeon, 95
26 people of Beit-Lechem and N'tofah 188 26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188
27 people of 'Anatot 128 27 of Anathoth, 128
28 people of Beit-'Azmavet 42 28 of Beth Azmaveth, 42
29 people of Kiryat-Ye'arim, K'firah and Be'erot 743 29 of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah and Beeroth, 743
30 people of Ramah and Geva 621 30 of Ramah and Geba, 621
31 people of Mikhmas 122 31 of Micmash, 122
32 people of Beit-El and 'Ai 123 32 of Bethel and Ai, 123
33 people from the other N'vo 52 33 of the other Nebo, 52
34 people from the other 'Eilam 1,254 34 of the other Elam, 1,254
35 descendants of Harim 320 35 of Harim, 320
36 descendants of Yericho 345 36 of Jericho, 345
37 descendants of Lod, Hadid and Ono 721 37 of Lod, Hadid and Ono, 721
38 descendants of S'na'ah 3,930 38 of Senaah, 3,930
39 "The cohanim: descendants of Y'da'yah, of the house of Yeshua 973 39 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua), 973
40 descendants of Immer 1,052 40 of Immer, 1,052
41 descendants of Pash'chur 1,247 41 of Pashhur, 1,247
42 descendants of Harim 1,017 42 of Harim, 1,017
43 "The L'vi'im: descendants of Yeshua, of Kadmi'el, of the descendants of Hodvah 74 43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74
44 "The singers: descendants of Asaf 148 44 The singers: the descendants of Asaph, 148
45 "The gatekeepers: descendants of Shalum, descendants of Ater, descendants of Talmon, descendants of 'Akuv, descendants of Hatita, and descendants of Shovai 138 45 The gatekeepers: the descendants of
46 "The temple servants: descendants of Tzicha, descendants of Hasufa, descendants of Taba'ot, 46 The temple servants: the descendants of
47 descendants of Keros, descendants of Si'a, descendants of Padon, 47 Keros, Sia, Padon,
48 descendants of L'vanah, descendants of Hagava, descendants of Salmai, 48 Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai,
49 descendants of Hanan, descendants of Giddel, descendants of Gachar, 49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar,
50 descendants of Re'ayah, descendants of Retzin, descendants of N'koda, 50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda,
51 descendants of Gazam, descendants of 'Uza, descendants of Paseach, 51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah,
52 descendants of Besai, descendants of Me'unim, descendants of N'fish'sim, 52 Besai, Meunim, Nephusim,
53 descendants of Bakbuk, descendants of Hakufa, descendants of Harhur, 1138 53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
54 descendants of Batzlit, descendants of M'chida, descendants of Harsha, 54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
55 descendants of Barkos, descendants of Sisra, descendants of Temach, 55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
56 descendants of N'tziach, and descendants of Hatifa. 56 Neziah and Hatipha
57 "The descendants of Shlomo's servants: descendants of Sotai, descendants of Soferet, descendants of P'rida, 57 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of
58 descendants of Ya'lah, descendants of Darkon, descendants of Giddel, 58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
59 descendants of Sh'fatyah, descendants of Hatil, descendants of Pokheret-Hatzvayim, and descendants of Amon. 59 Shephatiah, Hattil,
60 "All the temple servants and the descendants of Shlomo's servants numbered 392 60 The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon, 392
61 "The following went up from Tel-Melach, Tel-Harsha, K'ruv, Adon and Immer; but they could not state which fathers' clan they and their children belonged to, [so it was not clear] whether they were from Isra'el: 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 descendants of D'layah, descendants of Toviyah, and descendants of N'koda 642 62 the descendants of
63 and of the cohanim: descendants of Havayah, descendants of Hakotz, and descendants of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gil'adi and was named after them. 63 And from among the priests: the descendants of
64 "These tried to locate their geneaolgical records, but they weren't found. Therefore they were considered defiled and were not allowed to serve as cohanim. 64 These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
65 The Tirshata told them not to eat any of the especially holy food until a cohen appeared who could consult the urim and tumim. 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 entire assembly numbered 42,360, 66 The whole company numbered 42,360,
67 not including their male and female slaves, of whom there were 7,337. 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 Their horses numbered 736; their mules, 245; 68 There were 736 horses, 245 mules,
69 their camels, 435; and their donkeys, 6,720. 69 435 camels and %"6,720 donkeys.
70 "Some from among the heads of fathers' clans made contributions for the work. The Tirshata contributed to the treasury a thousand gold darkmonim [twentyone pounds], fifty basins and 530 tunics for the cohanim. 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 fathers' clans gave into the treasury for the work 20,000 gold darkmonim [420 pounds] and 2,200 silver manim [one-and-a-third tons]. 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 gold darkmonim, 2,000 silver manim [about one-and-a-quarter tons] and sixty-seven tunics for the cohanim. 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 cohanim, the L'vi'im, the gatekeepers, the singers, some of the people, the temple servants and all Isra'el lived 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,