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Nehemiah 7 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

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1 Now when the wall had been built and I had set up the doors, and 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 I gave my brother Hana'ni and Hanani'ah the governor of the castle charge over Jerusalem, for he was a more faithful and God-fearing man 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, "Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot; and while they are still standing guard let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, each to his station and each opposite 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 wide and large, but the people within it were few and no houses had been built. 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 God put it into my mind to assemble the nobles and the officials and the people to be enrolled by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up at the first, and I 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 were the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of those exiles whom Nebuchadnez'zar the king of Babylon had carried into exile; they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each 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 They came with Zerub'babel, Jeshua, Nehemi'ah, Azari'ah, Raami'ah, Naham'ani, Mor'decai, Bilshan, Mis'pereth, Bigva'i, Nehum, Ba'anah. 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 a hundred and seventy-two. 8 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172
9 The sons of Shephati'ah, 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 Pa'hath-mo'ab, namely the sons of Jeshua and Jo'ab, two thousand eight hundred and eighteen. 11 of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818
12 The sons of Elam, a 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 Zac'cai, seven hundred and sixty. 14 of Zaccai, 760
15 The sons of Bin'nui, six hundred and forty-eight. 15 of Binnui, 648
16 The sons of Be'bai, 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 Adoni'kam, six hundred and sixty-seven. 18 of Adonikam, 667
19 The sons of Bigva'i, 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, namely of Hezeki'ah, 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 Be'zai, three hundred and twenty-four. 23 of Bezai, 324
24 The sons of Hariph, a hundred and twelve. 24 of Hariph, 112
25 The sons of Gibeon, ninety-five. 25 of Gibeon, 95
26 The men of Bethlehem and Neto'phah, a hundred and eighty-eight. 26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188
27 The men of An'athoth, a hundred and twenty-eight. 27 of Anathoth, 128
28 The men of Beth-az'maveth, forty-two. 28 of Beth Azmaveth, 42
29 The men of Kir'iath-je'arim, Chephi'rah, and Be-er'oth, 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 Bethel 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 sons of the other Elam, a 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 Sena'ah, three thousand nine hundred and thirty. 38 of Senaah, 3,930
39 The priests: the sons of Jedai'ah, namely 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, a thousand and fifty-two. 40 of Immer, 1,052
41 The sons of Pashhur, a thousand two hundred and forty-seven. 41 of Pashhur, 1,247
42 The sons of Harim, a thousand and seventeen. 42 of Harim, 1,017
43 The Levites: the sons of Jeshua, namely of Kad'mi-el of the sons of Ho'devah, seventy-four. 43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74
44 The singers: the sons of Asaph, a 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 Hati'ta, the sons of Sho'bai, a hundred and thirty-eight. 45 The gatekeepers: the descendants of
46 The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasu'pha, the sons of Tabba'oth, 46 The temple servants: the descendants of
47 the sons of Keros, the sons of Si'a, the sons of Padon, 47 Keros, Sia, Padon,
48 the sons of Leba'na, the sons of Hag'aba, the sons of Shalmai, 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 Re-ai'ah, the sons of Rezin, the sons of Neko'da, 50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda,
51 the sons of Gazzam, the sons of Uzza, the sons of Pase'ah, 51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah,
52 the sons of Besai, the sons of Me-u'nim, the sons of Nephush'esim, 52 Besai, Meunim, Nephusim,
53 the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Haku'pha, the sons of Harhur, 53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
54 the sons of Bazlith, the sons of Mehi'da, the sons of Harsha, 54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
55 the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sis'era, the sons of Temah, 55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
56 the sons of Nezi'ah, the sons of Hati'pha. 56 Neziah and Hatipha
57 The sons of Solomon's servants: the sons of So'tai, the sons of So'phereth, the sons of Peri'da, 57 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of
58 the sons of Ja'ala, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel, 58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
59 the sons of Shephati'ah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Po'chereth-hazzeba'im, the sons of Amon. 59 Shephatiah, Hattil,
60 All the temple servants 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 The following were those who came up from Tel-me'lah, Tel-har'sha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but they could not prove their fathers' houses nor their descent, whether they belonged to 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 Delai'ah, the sons of Tobi'ah, the sons of Neko'da, six hundred and forty-two. 62 the descendants of
63 Also, of the priests: the sons of Hobai'ah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzil'lai (who had taken a wife of the daughters of Barzil'lai the Gileadite and was called by their name). 63 And from among the priests: the descendants of
64 These sought their registration among those enrolled in the genealogies, but it was not 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 told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food, until a priest with Urim and Thummim should arise. 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 was forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty, 66 The whole company numbered 42,360,
67 besides their menservants and maidservants, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred and forty-five singers, male and female. 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 their asses six thousand seven hundred and twenty. 69 435 camels and %"6,720 donkeys.
70 Now some of the heads of fathers' houses gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury a thousand darics of gold, fifty basins, five hundred and thirty priests' 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 And some of the heads of fathers' houses gave into the treasury of the work twenty thousand darics of gold and two thousand two hundred minas 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 what the rest of the people gave was twenty thousand darics of gold, two thousand minas of silver, and sixty-seven priests' 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 temple servants, and all Israel, lived in their towns. And when the seventh month had come, the children of Israel were 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,