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Nehemiah 12

NCV 1 These are the priests and Levites who returned with Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and with Jeshua. There were Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra, NIV 1 These were the priests and Levites who returned with Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and with Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra, NCV 2 Amariah, Malluch, Hattush, NIV 2 Amariah, Malluch, Hattush, NCV 3 Shecaniah, Rehum, Meremoth, NIV 3 Shecaniah, Rehum, Meremoth, NCV 4 Iddo, Ginnethon, Abijah, NIV 4 Iddo, Ginnethon, Abijah, NCV 5 Mijamin, Moadiah, Bilgah, NIV 5 Mijamin, Moadiah, Bilgah, NCV 6 Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah, NIV 6 Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah, NCV 7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, and Jedaiah. They were the leaders of the priests and their relatives in the days of Jeshua. NIV 7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah and Jedaiah. These were the leaders of the priests and their associates in the days of Jeshua. NCV 8 The Levites were Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah. Mattaniah and his relatives were in charge of the songs of thanksgiving. NIV 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. NCV 9 Bakbukiah and Unni, their relatives, stood across from them in the services. NIV 9 Bakbukiah and Unni, their associates, stood opposite them in the services. NCV 10 Jeshua was the father of Joiakim. Joiakim was the father of Eliashib. Eliashib was the father of Joiada. NIV 10 Jeshua was the father of Joiakim, Joiakim the father of Eliashib, Eliashib the father of Joiada, NCV 11 Joiada was the father of Jonathan, and Jonathan was the father of Jaddua. NIV 11 Joiada the father of Jonathan, and Jonathan the father of Jaddua. NCV 12 In the days of Joiakim, these priests were the leaders of the families of priests: Meraiah, from Seraiah's family; Hananiah, from Jeremiah's family; NIV 12 In the days of Joiakim, these were the heads of the priestly families: of Seraiah's family, Meraiah; of Jeremiah's, Hananiah; NCV 13 Meshullam, from Ezra's family; Jehohanan, from Amariah's family; NIV 13 of Ezra's, Meshullam; of Amariah's, Jehohanan; NCV 14 Jonathan, from Malluch's family; Joseph, from Shecaniah's family; NIV 14 of Malluch's, Jonathan; of Shecaniah's, Joseph; NCV 15 Adna, from Harim's family; Helkai, from Meremoth's family; NIV 15 of Harim's, Adna; of Meremoth's, Helkai; NCV 16 Zechariah, from Iddo's family; Meshullam, from Ginnethon's family; NIV 16 of Iddo's, Zechariah; of Ginnethon's, Meshullam; NCV 17 Zicri, from Abijah's family; Piltai, from Miniamin's and Moadiah's families; NIV 17 of Abijah's, Zicri; of Miniamin's and of Moadiah's, Piltai; NCV 18 Shammua, from Bilgah's family; Jehonathan, from Shemaiah's family; NIV 18 of Bilgah's, Shammua; of Shemaiah's, Jehonathan; NCV 19 Mattenai, from Joiarib's family; Uzzi, from Jedaiah's family; NIV 19 of Joiarib's, Mattenai; of Jedaiah's, Uzzi; NCV 20 Kallai, from Sallu's family; Eber, from Amok's family; NIV 20 of Sallu's, Kallai; of Amok's, Eber; NCV 21 Hashabiah, from Hilkiah's family; and Nethanel, from Jedaiah's family. NIV 21 of Hilkiah's, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah's, Nethanel. NCV 22 The leaders of the families of the Levites and the priests were written down in the days of Eliashib, Joiada, Johanan, and Jaddua, while Darius the Persian was king. NIV 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. NCV 23 The family leaders among the Levites were written down in the history book, but only up to the time of Johanan son of Eliashib. NIV 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. NCV 24 The leaders of the Levites were Hashabiah, Sherebiah, Jeshua son of Kadmiel, and their relatives. Their relatives stood across from them and gave praise and thanksgiving to God. One group answered the other group, as David, the man of God, had commanded. NIV 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. NCV 25 These were the gatekeepers who guarded the storerooms next to the gates: Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub. NIV 25 Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon and Akkub were gatekeepers who guarded the storerooms at the gates. NCV 26 They served in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak. They also served in the days of Nehemiah the governor and Ezra the priest and teacher. NIV 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. NCV 27 When the wall of Jerusalem was offered as a gift to God, they asked the Levites to come from wherever they lived to Jerusalem to celebrate with joy the gift of the wall. They were to celebrate with songs of thanksgiving and with the music of cymbals, harps, and lyres. NIV 27 At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, the Levites were sought out from where they lived and were brought to Jerusalem to celebrate joyfully the dedication with songs of thanksgiving and with the music of cymbals, harps and lyres. NCV 28 They also brought together singers from all around Jerusalem, from the Netophathite villages, NIV 28 The singers also were brought together from the region around Jerusalem--from the villages of the Netophathites, NCV 29 from Beth Gilgal, and from the areas of Geba and Azmaveth. The singers had built villages for themselves around Jerusalem. NIV 29 from Beth Gilgal, and from the area of Geba and Azmaveth, for the singers had built villages for themselves around Jerusalem. NCV 30 The priests and Levites made themselves pure, and they also made the people, the gates, and the wall of Jerusalem pure. NIV 30 When the priests and Levites had purified themselves ceremonially, they purified the people, the gates and the wall. NCV 31 I had the leaders of Judah go up on top of the wall, and I appointed two large choruses to give thanks. One chorus went to the right on top of the wall, toward the Trash Gate. NIV 31 I had the leaders of Judah go up on top of the wall. I also assigned two large choirs to give thanks. One was to proceed on top of the wall to the right, toward the Dung Gate. NCV 32 Behind them went Hoshaiah and half the leaders of Judah. NIV 32 Hoshaiah and half the leaders of Judah followed them, NCV 33 Azariah, Ezra, Meshullam, NIV 33 along with Azariah, Ezra, Meshullam, NCV 34 Judah, Benjamin, Shemaiah, and Jeremiah also went. NIV 34 Judah, Benjamin, Shemaiah, Jeremiah, NCV 35 Some priests with trumpets also went, along with Zechariah son of Jonathan. (Jonathan was the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah. Mattaniah was the son of Micaiah, the son of Zaccur. Zaccur was the son of Asaph.) NIV 35 as well as some priests with trumpets, and also Zechariah son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph, NCV 36 Zechariah's relatives also went. They were Shemaiah, Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel, Judah, and Hanani. These men played the musical instruments of David, the man of God, and Ezra the teacher walked in front of them. NIV 36 and his associates--Shemaiah, Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel, Judah and Hanani--with musical instruments [ prescribed by] David the man of God. Ezra the scribe led the procession. NCV 37 They went from the Fountain Gate straight up the steps to the highest part of the wall by the older part of the city. They went on above the house of David to the Water Gate on the east. NIV 37 At the Fountain Gate they continued directly up the steps of the City of David on the ascent to the wall and passed above the house of David to the Water Gate on the east. NCV 38 The second chorus went to the left, while I followed them on top of the wall with half the people. We went from the Tower of the Ovens to the Broad Wall, NIV 38 The second choir proceeded in the opposite direction. I followed them on top of the wall, together with half the people--past the Tower of the Ovens to the Broad Wall, NCV 39 over the Gate of Ephraim to the Old Gate and the Fish Gate, to the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred. We went as far as the Sheep Gate and stopped at the Gate of the Guard. NIV 39 over the Gate of Ephraim, the Jeshanah Gate, the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred, as far as the Sheep Gate. At the Gate of the Guard they stopped. NCV 40 The two choruses took their places at the Temple. Half of the leaders and I did also. NIV 40 The two choirs that gave thanks then took their places in the house of God; so did I, together with half the officials, NCV 41 These priests were there with their trumpets: Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Micaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah. NIV 41 as well as the priests--Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Micaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah and Hananiah with their trumpets-- NCV 42 These people were also there: Maaseiah, Shemaiah, Eleazar, Uzzi, Jehohanan, Malkijah, Elam, and Ezer. The choruses sang, led by Jezrahiah. NIV 42 and also Maaseiah, Shemaiah, Eleazar, Uzzi, Jehohanan, Malkijah, Elam and Ezer. The choirs sang under the direction of Jezrahiah. NCV 43 The people offered many sacrifices that day and were happy because God had given them great joy. The women and children were happy. The sound of happiness in Jerusalem could be heard far away. NIV 43 And on that day they offered great sacrifices, rejoicing because God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The sound of rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard far away. NCV 44 At that time the leaders appointed men to be in charge of the storerooms. These rooms were for the gifts, the first fruits, and the ten percent that the people brought. The Teachings said they should bring a share for the priests and Levites from the fields around the towns. The people of Judah were happy to do this for the priests and Levites who served. NIV 44 At that time men were appointed to be in charge of the storerooms for the contributions, firstfruits and tithes. From the fields around the towns they were to bring into the storerooms the portions required by the Law for the priests and the Levites, for Judah was pleased with the ministering priests and Levites. NCV 45 They performed the service of their God in making things pure. The singers and gatekeepers also did their jobs, as David had commanded his son Solomon. NIV 45 They performed the service of their God and the service of purification, as did also the singers and gatekeepers, according to the commands of David and his son Solomon. NCV 46 Earlier, in the time of David and Asaph, there was a leader of the singers and of the songs of praise and thanksgiving to God. NIV 46 For long ago, in the days of David and Asaph, there had been directors for the singers and for the songs of praise and thanksgiving to God. NCV 47 So it was in the days of Zerubbabel and Nehemiah. All the people of Israel gave something to the singers and gatekeepers, and they also set aside part for the Levites. Then the Levites set aside part for the descendants of Aaron. NIV 47 So in the days of Zerubbabel and of Nehemiah, all Israel contributed the daily portions for the singers and gatekeepers. They also set aside the portion for the other Levites, and the Levites set aside the portion for the descendants of Aaron.