Nehemiah 12:1-16 TNIV

Priests and Levites

1 These were the priests1 and Levites2 who returned with Zerubbabel3 son of Shealtiel4 and with Joshua:5 Seraiah,6 Jeremiah, Ezra,

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2 Amariah, Malluk, Hattush,
3 Shekaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,
4 Iddo,7 Ginnethon,a Abijah,8

References for Nehemiah 12:4

    • a 12:4 - Many Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also Neh. 12:16); most Hebrew manuscripts "Ginnethoi"
      5 Mijamin,b Moadiah, Bilgah,

      References for Nehemiah 12:5

        • b 12:5 - A variant of "Miniamin"
          6 Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah,9

          References for Nehemiah 12:6

          7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah and Jedaiah. These were the leaders of the priests and their associates in the days of Joshua.
          8 The Levites were Jeshua,10 Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and also Mattaniah,11 who, together with his associates, was in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.

          References for Nehemiah 12:8

          9 Bakbukiah and Unni, their associates, stood opposite them in the services.
          10 Joshua was the father of Joiakim, Joiakim the father of Eliashib,12 Eliashib the father of Joiada,

          References for Nehemiah 12:10

          11 Joiada the father of Jonathan, and Jonathan the father of Jaddua.
          12 In the days of Joiakim, these were the heads of the priestly families: of Seraiah's family, Meraiah; of Jeremiah's, Hananiah;
          13 of Ezra's, Meshullam; of Amariah's, Jehohanan;
          14 of Malluk's, Jonathan; of Shekaniah's,c Joseph;

          References for Nehemiah 12:14

            • c 12:14 - Very many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also Neh. 12:3); most Hebrew manuscripts "Shebaniah's"
              15 of Harim's, Adna; of Meremoth's,d Helkai;

              References for Nehemiah 12:15

                • d 12:15 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Neh. 12:3); Hebrew "Meraioth's"
                  16 of Iddo's,13 Zechariah; of Ginnethon's, Meshullam;

                  References for Nehemiah 12:16