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Nehemiah 11

MSG 1 The leaders of the people were already living in Jerusalem, so the rest of the people drew lots to get one out of ten to move to Jerusalem, the holy city, while the other nine remained in their 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. MSG 2 The people applauded those who voluntarily offered to live in Jerusalem. NIV 2 The people commended all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem. MSG 3 These are the leaders in the province who resided in Jerusalem (some Israelites, priests, Levites, Temple staff, and descendants of Solomon's slaves lived in the towns of Judah on their own property in various towns; 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, MSG 4 others from both Judah and Benjamin lived in Jerusalem): From the family of Judah: 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; MSG 5 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, the son of the Shilonite. 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. MSG 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem numbered 468 valiant men. NIV 6 The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men. MSG 7 From the family of Benjamin: 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, MSG 8 and his brothers Gabbai and Sallai: 928 men. NIV 8 and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men. MSG 9 Joel son of Zicri was their chief and Judah son of Hassenuah was second in command over 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. MSG 10 From the priests: NIV 10 From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin; MSG 11 Seraiah son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, supervisor of The Temple of God, 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, MSG 12 along with their associates responsible for work in The Temple: 822 men. Also Adaiah son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malkijah, 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, MSG 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, 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, MSG 14 and his associates, all valiant men: 128 men. Their commander was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim. NIV 14 and his associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim. MSG 15 From the Levites: NIV 15 From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni; MSG 16 Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the leaders of the Levites who were in charge of the outside work of The Temple of God; NIV 16 Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the heads of the Levites, who had charge of the outside work of the house of God; MSG 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. 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. MSG 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284. NIV 18 The Levites in the holy city totaled 284. MSG 19 From the security guards: Akkub, Talmon, and their associates who kept watch over the gates: 172 men. NIV 19 The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men. MSG 20 The rest of the Israelites, priests, and Levites were in all the towns of Judah, each on his own family property. NIV 20 The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, each on his ancestral property. MSG 21 The Temple staff lived on the hill Ophel. Ziha and Gishpa were responsible for them. NIV 21 The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them. MSG 22 The chief officer over 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, singers who led worship in The Temple of God. 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. MSG 23 The singers got their orders from the king, who drew up their daily schedule. NIV 23 The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity. MSG 24 Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, a descendant of Zerah son of Judah, represented the people's concerns at the royal 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. MSG 25 Some of the Judeans lived in the villages near their farms: Kiriath Arba (Hebron) and suburbs Dibon and suburbs Jekabzeel and suburbs 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, MSG 26 eshua Moladah Beth Pelet NIV 26 in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet, MSG 27 Hazar Shual Beersheba and suburbs NIV 27 in Hazar Shual, in Beersheba and its settlements, MSG 28 Ziklag Meconah and suburbs NIV 28 in Ziklag, in Meconah and its settlements, MSG 29 En Rimmon Zorah Jarmuth NIV 29 in En Rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth, MSG 30 Zanoah Adullam and their towns Lachish and its fields Azekah and suburbs. They were living all the way from Beersheba to the Valley of Hinnom. 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. MSG 31 The Benjaminites from Geba lived in: Micmash Aijah Bethel and its suburbs NIV 31 The descendants of the Benjamites from Geba lived in Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its settlements, MSG 32 Anathoth Nob and Ananiah NIV 32 in Anathoth, Nob and Ananiah, MSG 33 Hazor Ramah and Gittaim NIV 33 in Hazor, Ramah and Gittaim, MSG 34 Hadid, Zeboim, and Neballat NIV 34 in Hadid, Zeboim and Neballat, MSG 35 Lod and Ono and the Valley of the Craftsmen. NIV 35 in Lod and Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen. MSG 36 Also some of the Levitical groups of Judah were assigned to Benjamin. NIV 36 Some of the divisions of the Levites of Judah settled in Benjamin.