Nehemiah 7:6-73 NIV

6 These are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles1 whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town,

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7 in company with Zerubbabel,2 Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum and Baanah): The list of the men of Israel:

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8 the descendants of Parosh, 2,172
9 of Shephatiah, 372
10 of Arah, 652
11 of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818
12 of Elam, 1,254
13 of Zattu, 845
14 of Zaccai, 760
15 of Binnui, 648
16 of Bebai, 628
17 of Azgad, 2,322
18 of Adonikam, 667
19 of Bigvai, 2,067
20 of Adin3, 655

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21 of Ater (through Hezekiah), 98
22 of Hashum, 328
23 of Bezai, 324
24 of Hariph, 112
25 of Gibeon, 95
26 the men of Bethlehem and Netophah4, 188

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27 of Anathoth5, 128

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28 of Beth Azmaveth, 42
29 of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah6 and Beeroth7, 743

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30 of Ramah and Geba, 621
31 of Micmash, 122
32 of Bethel and Ai8, 123

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33 of the other Nebo, 52
34 of the other Elam, 1,254
35 of Harim, 320
36 of Jericho9, 345

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37 of Lod, Hadid and Ono10, 721

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38 of Senaah, 3,930
39 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua), 973
40 of Immer, 1,052
41 of Pashhur, 1,247
42 of Harim, 1,017
43 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua (through Kadmiel through the line of Hodaviah), 74
44 The singers:11 the descendants of Asaph, 148

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45 The gatekeepers:12 the descendants of

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46 The temple servants:13 the descendants of

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47 Keros, Sia, Padon,
48 Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai,
49 Hanan, Giddel, Gahar,
50 Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda,
51 Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah,
52 Besai, Meunim, Nephusim,
53 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,
54 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
55 Barkos, Sisera, Temah,
56 Neziah and Hatipha
57 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of
58 Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,
59 Shephatiah, Hattil,
60 The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon14, 392

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61 The following came up from the towns of Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon and Immer, but they could not show that their families were descended from Israel:
62 the descendants of
63 And from among the priests: the descendants of
64 These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
65 The governor, therefore, ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there should be a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.15

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66 The whole company numbered 42,360,
67 besides their "7,337 menservants and maidservants; and they also had 245 men and women singers.
68 There were 736 horses, 245 mules,a

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    • b 7:68 - Some Hebrew manuscripts (see also Ezra 2:66); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have this verse.
      69 435 camels and "6,720 donkeys.
      70 Some of the heads of the families contributed to the work. The governor gave to the treasury "1,000 drachmasb of gold, 50 bowls and 530 garments for priests.

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        • c 7:70 - That is, about 19 pounds (about 8.5 kilograms)
          71 Some of the heads of the families16 gave to the treasury for the work 20,000 drachmasc of gold and "2,200 minasd of silver.

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            • d 7:71 - That is, about 375 pounds (about 170 kilograms); also in verse 72
            • e 7:71 - That is, about 1 1/3 tons (about 1.2 metric tons)
              72 The total given by the rest of the people was 20,000 drachmas of gold, "2,000 minase of silver and 67 garments for priests.17

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                • f 7:72 - That is, about 1 1/4 tons (about 1.1 metric tons)

                  Ezra Reads the Law

                  73 The priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers and the temple servants,18 along with certain of the people and the rest of the Israelites, settled in their own towns.19 When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns,20

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