5 So my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles, the officials and the common people for registration by families. I found the genealogical record of those who had been the first to return. This is what I found written there:
6 These are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town,
7 in company with Zerubbabel, Joshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum and Baanah): The list of the men of Israel:
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 Adin1, 655
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 Netophah2, 188
27 of Anathoth3, 128
28 of Beth Azmaveth, 42
29 of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah4 and Beeroth5, 743
30 of Ramah and Geba, 621
31 of Micmash, 122
32 of Bethel and Ai6, 123
33 of the other Nebo, 52
34 of the other Elam, 1,254
35 of Harim, 320
36 of Jericho7, 345
37 of Lod, Hadid and Ono8, 721
38 of Senaah, 3,930