Nehemiah 11:3-36 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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3 Here is a list of the names of the provincial officials who came to Jerusalem. Most of the people, priests, Levites, Temple servants, and descendants of Solomon's servants continued to live in their own homes in the various towns of Judah, 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 but some of the people from Judah and Benjamin resettled in Jerusalem. From the tribe of Judah: Athaiah son of Uzziah, son of Zechariah, son of Amariah, son of Shephatiah, son of Mahalalel, of the family of Perez; 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 Maaseiah son of Baruch, son of Col-hozeh, son of Hazaiah, son of Adaiah, son of Joiarib, son of Zechariah, of 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 There were also 468 descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem -- all outstanding men. 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men.
7 From the tribe of Benjamin: Sallu son of Meshullam, son of Joed, son of Pedaiah, son of Kolaiah, son of Maaseiah, son of Ithiel, son of Jeshaiah; 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 and after him there were Gabbai and Sallai, and a total of 928 relatives. 8 and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men.
9 Their chief officer was Joel son of Zicri, who was assisted by Judah son of Hassenuah, second-in-command over 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 priests: Jedaiah son of Joiarib; Jakin; 10 From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin;
11 and Seraiah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub, the supervisor of the Temple 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 together with 822 of their associates, who worked at the Temple. Also, there was Adaiah son of Jeroham, son of Pelaliah, son of Amzi, son of Zechariah, son of Pashhur, son of Malkijah; 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 and 242 of his associates, who were heads of their families. There were also Amashsai son of Azarel, son of Ahzai, son of Meshillemoth, 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 and 128 of his outstanding associates. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim. 14 and his associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.
15 From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, son of Azrikam, son of Hashabiah, son of Bunni; 15 From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
16 Shabbethai and Jozabad, who were in charge of the work outside the Temple 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 Mattaniah son of Mica, son of Zabdi, a descendant of Asaph, who opened the thanksgiving services with prayer; Bakbukiah, who was Mattaniah's assistant; and Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun. 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 In all, there were 284 Levites in the holy city. 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284.
19 From the gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon, and 172 of their associates, who guarded the gates. 19 The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men.
20 The other priests, Levites, and the rest of the Israelites lived wherever their family inheritance was located in any of the towns of Judah. 20 The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, each on his ancestral property.
21 However, the Temple servants, whose leaders were Ziha and Gishpa, all lived on the hill of Ophel. 21 The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them.
22 The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, son of Hashabiah, son of Mattaniah, son of Mica, a descendant of Asaph, whose family served as singers at God's Temple. 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 They were under royal orders, which determined their daily activities. 23 The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.
24 Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, a descendant of Zerah son of Judah, was the king's agent in all matters of public administration. 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 Some of the people of Judah lived in Kiriath-arba with its villages, Dibon with its villages, and Jekabzeel with 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 They also lived in Jeshua, Moladah, Beth-pelet, 26 in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet,
27 Hazar-shual, Beersheba with its villages, 27 in Hazar Shual, in Beersheba and its settlements,
28 Ziklag, and Meconah with its villages. 28 in Ziklag, in Meconah and its settlements,
29 They were also in En-rimmon, Zorah, Jarmuth, 29 in En Rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth,
30 Zanoah, and Adullam with their villages. They were also in Lachish and its nearby fields and Azekah with its surrounding villages. So the people of Judah were living all the way from Beersheba to the valley of Hinnom. 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 Some of the people of Benjamin lived at Geba, Micmash, Aija, and Bethel with its surrounding villages. 31 The descendants of the Benjamites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its settlements,
32 They were also in Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah, 32 in Anathoth, Nob and Ananiah,
33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim, 33 in Hazor, Ramah and Gittaim,
34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat, 34 in Hadid, Zeboim and Neballat,
35 Lod, Ono, and the Valley of Craftsmen. 35 in Lod and Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen.
36 Some of the Levites who lived in Judah were sent to live with the tribe of Benjamin. 36 Some of the divisions of the Levites of Judah settled in Benjamin.