Nehemiah 7:4-5 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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4 Now the city was large and great: but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded . 4 Now the city was large and spacious, but there were few people in it, and the houses had not yet been rebuilt.
5 And my God put into mine heart to gather together the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be reckoned by genealogy . And I found a register of the genealogy of them which came up at the first, and found written therein, 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: