Nehemiah 7
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1And it comes to pass, when the wall has been built, that I set up the doors, and the gatekeepers are appointed, and the singers, and the Levites, 2and I charge my brother Hanani, and Hananiah head of the palace, concerning Jerusalem—for he [is] as a man of truth, and fearing God above many— 3and I say to them, “Do not let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the heat of the sun, and while they are standing by let them shut the doors, and fasten, and appoint guards of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, each at his watch, and each in front of his house.”

4And the city [is] broad on both sides, and great, and the people [are] few in its midst, and there are no houses built;

5and my God puts it to my heart, and I gather the nobles, and the prefects, and the people, for the genealogy, and I find a scroll of the genealogy of those coming up at the beginning, and I find written in it:

6These [are] sons of the province, those coming up of the captives of the expulsion that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon removed—and they return to Jerusalem and to Judah, each to his city— 7who are coming in with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel: 8sons of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two; 9sons of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy-two; 10sons of Arah, six hundred fifty-two; 11sons of Pahath-Moab, of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand and eight hundred [and] eighteen; 12sons of Elam, one thousand two hundred fifty-four; 13sons of Zattu, eight hundred forty-five; 14sons of Zaccai, seven hundred and sixty; 15sons of Binnui, six hundred forty-eight; 16sons of Bebai, six hundred twenty-eight; 17sons of Azgad, two thousand three hundred twenty-two; 18sons of Adonikam, six hundred sixty-seven; 19sons of Bigvai, two thousand sixty-seven; 20sons of Adin, six hundred fifty-five; 21sons of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety-eight; 22sons of Hashum, three hundred twenty-eight; 23sons of Bezai, three hundred twenty-four; 24sons of Hariph, one hundred [and] twelve; 25sons of Gibeon, ninety-five; 26men of Beth-Lehem and Netophah, one hundred eighty-eight; 27men of Anathoth, one hundred twenty-eight; 28men of Beth-Azmaveth, forty-two; 29men of Kirjath-Jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three; 30men of Ramah and Gaba, six hundred twenty-one; 31men of Michmas, one hundred and twenty-two; 32men of Bethel and Ai, one hundred twenty-three; 33men of the other Nebo, fifty-two; 34sons of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred fifty-four; 35sons of Harim, three hundred and twenty; 36sons of Jericho, three hundred forty-five; 37sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-one; 38sons of Senaah, three thousand nine hundred and thirty.

39The priests: sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy-three; 40sons of Immer, one thousand fifty-two; 41sons of Pashur, one thousand two hundred forty-seven; 42sons of Harim, one thousand and seventeen.

43The Levites: sons of Jeshua, of Kadmiel, of sons of Hodevah, seventy-four. 44The singers: sons of Asaph, one hundred forty-eight. 45The gatekeepers: sons of Shallum, sons of Ater, sons of Talmon, sons of Akkub, sons of Hatita, sons of Shobai: one hundred thirty-eight.

46The Nethinim: sons of Ziha, sons of Hasupha, sons of Tabbaoth, 47sons of Keros, sons of Sia, sons of Padon, 48sons of Lebanah, sons of Hagaba, sons of Shalmai, 49sons of Hanan, sons of Giddel, sons of Gahar, 50sons of Reaiah, sons of Rezin, sons of Nekoda, 51sons of Gazzam, sons of Uzza, sons of Phaseah, 52sons of Bezai, sons of Meunim, sons of Nephishesim, 53sons of Bakbuk, sons of Hakupha, sons of Harhur, 54sons of Bazlith, sons of Mehida, sons of Harsha, 55sons of Barkos, sons of Sisera, sons of Tamah, 56sons of Neziah, sons of Hatipha.

57Sons of the servants of Solomon: sons of Sotai, sons of Sophereth, sons of Perida, 58sons of Jaala, sons of Darkon, sons of Giddel, 59sons of Shephatiah, sons of Hattil, sons of Pochereth of Zebaim, sons of Amon.

60All the Nethinim and the sons of the servants of Solomon [are] three hundred ninety-two.

61And these [are] those coming up from Tel-Melah, Tel-Harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer—and they have not been able to declare the house of their fathers, and their seed, whether they [are] of Israel— 62sons of Delaiah, sons of Tobiah, sons of Nekoda, six hundred forty-two.

63And of the priests: sons of Habaiah, sons of Koz, sons of Barzillai (who has taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and is called by their name). 64These have sought their register among those reckoning themselves by genealogy, and it has not been found, and they are redeemed from the priesthood, 65and the Tirshatha says to them that they do not eat of the most holy things until the standing up of the priest with [the] Lights and Perfections.

66All the assembly together [is] forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty, 67apart from their servants and their handmaids—these [are] seven thousand three hundred thirty-seven; and of them [are] male and female singers, two hundred forty-five. 68Their horses [are] seven hundred thirty-six; their mules, two hundred [and] forty-five; 69camels, four hundred thirty-five; donkeys, six thousand seven hundred and twenty.

70And from the extremity of the heads of the fathers they have given to the work; the Tirshatha has given to the treasure, one thousand drams of gold, fifty bowls, five hundred and thirty priests’ coats. 71And of the heads of the fathers they have given to the treasure of the work, twenty thousand drams of gold, and two thousand and two hundred pounds of silver. 72And that which the rest of the people have given [is] twenty thousand drams of gold, and two thousand pounds of silver, and sixty-seven priests’ coats.

73And they dwell—the priests, and the Levites, and the gatekeepers, and the singers, and [some] of the people, and the Nethinim, and all Israel—in their cities, and the seventh month comes, and the sons of Israel [are] in their cities.

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