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Nehemiah 12:1-26 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now these are the priests and the Levites that went up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra, 1 These were the priests and Levites who returned with Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and with Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra,
2 Amariah, Malluch, Hattush, 2 Amariah, Malluch, Hattush,
3 Shechaniah, Rehum, Meremoth, 3 Shecaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,
4 Iddo, Ginnetho, Abijah, 4 Iddo, Ginnethon, Abijah,
5 Miamin, Maadiah, Bilgah, 5 Mijamin, Moadiah, Bilgah,
6 Shemaiah, and Joiarib, Jedaiah, 6 Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah,
7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah. These were the chief of the priests and of their brethren in the days of Jeshua. 7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah and Jedaiah. These were the leaders of the priests and their associates in the days of Jeshua.
8 Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, which was over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren. 8 The Levites were Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and also Mattaniah, who, together with his associates, was in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.
9 Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, were over against them in the watches. 9 Bakbukiah and Unni, their associates, stood opposite them in the services.
10 And Jeshua begat Joiakim, Joiakim also begat Eliashib, and Eliashib begat Joiada, 10 Jeshua was the father of Joiakim, Joiakim the father of Eliashib, Eliashib the father of Joiada,
11 And Joiada begat Jonathan, and Jonathan begat Jaddua. 11 Joiada the father of Jonathan, and Jonathan the father of Jaddua.
12 And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah; 12 In the days of Joiakim, these were the heads of the priestly families: of Seraiah's family, Meraiah; of Jeremiah's, Hananiah;
13 Of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan; 13 of Ezra's, Meshullam; of Amariah's, Jehohanan;
14 Of Melicu, Jonathan; of Shebaniah, Joseph; 14 of Malluch's, Jonathan; of Shecaniah's, Joseph;
15 Of Harim, Adna; of Meraioth, Helkai; 15 of Harim's, Adna; of Meremoth's, Helkai;
16 Of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, Meshullam; 16 of Iddo's, Zechariah; of Ginnethon's, Meshullam;
17 Of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai; 17 of Abijah's, Zicri; of Miniamin's and of Moadiah's, Piltai;
18 Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan; 18 of Bilgah's, Shammua; of Shemaiah's, Jehonathan;
19 And of Joiarib, Mattenai; of Jedaiah, Uzzi; 19 of Joiarib's, Mattenai; of Jedaiah's, Uzzi;
20 Of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber; 20 of Sallu's, Kallai; of Amok's, Eber;
21 Of Hilkiah, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah, Nethaneel. 21 of Hilkiah's, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah's, Nethanel.
22 The Levites in the days of Eliashib, Joiada, and Johanan, and Jaddua, were recorded chief of the fathers: also the priests, to the reign of Darius the Persian. 22 The family heads of the Levites in the days of Eliashib, Joiada, Johanan and Jaddua, as well as those of the priests, were recorded in the reign of Darius the Persian.
23 The sons of Levi, the chief of the fathers, were written in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib. 23 The family heads among the descendants of Levi up to the time of Johanan son of Eliashib were recorded in the book of the annals.
24 And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks , according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward. 24 And the leaders of the Levites were Hashabiah, Sherebiah, Jeshua son of Kadmiel, and their associates, who stood opposite them to give praise and thanksgiving, one section responding to the other, as prescribed by David the man of God.
25 Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates. 25 Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon and Akkub were gatekeepers who guarded the storerooms at the gates.
26 These were in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor, and of Ezra the priest, the scribe . 26 They served in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor and of Ezra the priest and scribe.