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Nehemiah 11

GNT 1 The leaders settled in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people drew lots to choose one family out of every ten to go and live in the holy city of Jerusalem, while the rest were to live in the other cities and towns. NIV 1 Now the leaders of the people settled in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of every ten to live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while the remaining nine were to stay in their own towns. GNT 2 The people praised anyone else who volunteered to live in Jerusalem. NIV 2 The people commended all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem. GNT 3 In the other towns and cities the people of Israel, the priests, the Levites, the Temple workers, and the descendants of Solomon's servants lived on their own property in their own towns. The following is the list of the leading citizens of the province of Judah who lived in Jerusalem: NIV 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, GNT 4 [Members of the tribe of Judah:] Athaiah, the son of Uzziah and grandson of Zechariah. His other ancestors included Amariah, Shephatiah, and Mahalalel, descendants of Judah's son Perez. NIV 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; GNT 5 Maaseiah, the son of Baruch and grandson of Colhozeh. His other ancestors included Hazaiah, Adaiah, Joiarib, and Zechariah, descendants of Judah's son Shelah. NIV 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. GNT 6 Of the descendants of Perez, 468 outstanding soldiers lived in Jerusalem. NIV 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men. GNT 7 [Members of the tribe of Benjamin:] Sallu, the son of Meshullam and grandson of Joed. His other ancestors included Pedaiah, Kolaiah, Maaseiah, Ithiel, and Jeshaiah. NIV 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, GNT 8 Gabbai and Sallai, close relatives of Sallu. In all, 928 Benjaminites lived in Jerusalem. NIV 8 and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men. GNT 9 Joel son of Zichri was their leader, and Judah son of Hassenuah was the second ranking official in the city. NIV 9 Joel son of Zicri was their chief officer, and Judah son of Hassenuah was over the Second District of the city. GNT 10 [Priests:] Jedaiah son of Joiarib, and Jachin. NIV 10 From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin; GNT 11 Seraiah, the son of Hilkiah and grandson of Meshullam. His ancestors included Zadok, Meraioth, and Ahitub, who was the High Priest. NIV 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, GNT 12 In all, 822 members of this clan served in the Temple. Adaiah, the son of Jeroham and grandson of Pelaliah. His ancestors included Amzi, Zechariah, Pashhur, and Malchijah. NIV 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, GNT 13 In all, 242 members of this clan were heads of families. Amashsai, the son of Azarel and grandson of Ahzai. His ancestors included Meshillemoth and Immer. NIV 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, GNT 14 There were 128 members of this clan who were outstanding soldiers. Their leader was Zabdiel, a member of a leading family. NIV 14 and his associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim. GNT 15 [Levites:] Shemaiah, the son of Hasshub and grandson of Azrikam. His ancestors included Hashabiah and Bunni. NIV 15 From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni; GNT 16 Shabbethai and Jozabad, prominent Levites in charge of the work outside the Temple. NIV 16 Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the heads of the Levites, who had charge of the outside work of the house of God; GNT 17 Mattaniah, the son of Mica and grandson of Zabdi, a descendant of Asaph. He led the Temple choir in singing the prayer of thanksgiving. Bakbukiah, who was Mattaniah's assistant. Abda, the son of Shammua and grandson of Galal, a descendant of Jeduthun. NIV 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. GNT 18 In all, 284 Levites lived in the holy city of Jerusalem. NIV 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284. GNT 19 [Temple guards:] Akkub, Talmon, and their relatives, 172 in all. NIV 19 The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men. GNT 20 The rest of the people of Israel and the remaining priests and Levites lived on their own property in the other cities and towns of Judah. NIV 20 The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, each on his ancestral property. GNT 21 The Temple workers lived in the part of Jerusalem called Ophel and worked under the supervision of Ziha and Gishpa. NIV 21 The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them. GNT 22 The supervisor of the Levites who lived in Jerusalem was Uzzi, the son of Bani and grandson of Hashabiah. His ancestors included Mattaniah and Mica, and he belonged to the clan of Asaph, the clan that was responsible for the music in the Temple services. NIV 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. GNT 23 There were royal regulations stating how the clans should take turns in leading the Temple music each day. NIV 23 The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity. GNT 24 Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, of the clan of Zerah and the tribe of Judah, represented the people of Israel at the Persian court. NIV 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. GNT 25 Many of the people lived in towns near their farms. Those who were of the tribe of Judah lived in Kiriath Arba, Dibon, and Jekabzeel, and in the villages near these cities. NIV 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, GNT 26 They also lived in the cities of Jeshua, Moladah, Bethpelet, NIV 26 in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet, GNT 27 and Hazarshual, and in Beersheba and the villages around it. NIV 27 in Hazar Shual, in Beersheba and its settlements, GNT 28 They lived in the city of Ziklag, in Meconah and its villages, NIV 28 in Ziklag, in Meconah and its settlements, GNT 29 in Enrimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth, NIV 29 in En Rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth, GNT 30 in Zanoah, in Adullam, and in the villages near these towns. They lived in Lachish and on the farms nearby, and in Azekah and its villages. That is to say, the people of Judah lived in the territory between Beersheba in the south and Hinnom Valley in the north. NIV 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. GNT 31 The people of the tribe of Benjamin lived in Geba, Michmash, Ai, Bethel and the nearby villages, NIV 31 The descendants of the Benjamites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its settlements, GNT 32 Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah, NIV 32 in Anathoth, Nob and Ananiah, GNT 33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim, NIV 33 in Hazor, Ramah and Gittaim, GNT 34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat, NIV 34 in Hadid, Zeboim and Neballat, GNT 35 Lod, and Ono, and in Craftsmen's Valley. NIV 35 in Lod and Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen. GNT 36 Some groups of Levites that had lived in the territory of Judah were assigned to live with the people of Benjamin. NIV 36 Some of the divisions of the Levites of Judah settled in Benjamin.