The list of the exiles who returned 2 1Now these are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive to Babylon (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to their own town, 2in company with Zerubbabel, Joshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum and Baanah): The list of the men of the people of Israel: 3the descendants of Parosh 2,172 4of Shephatiah 372 5of Arah 775 6of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab) 2,812 7of Elam 1,254 8of Zattu 945 9of Zakkai 760 10of Bani 642 11of Bebai 623 12of Azgad 1,222 13of Adonikam 666 14of Bigvai 2,056 15of Adin 454 16of Ater (through Hezekiah) 98 17of Bezai 323 18of Jorah 112 19of Hashum 223 20of Gibbar 95 21the men of Bethlehem 123 22of Netophah 56 23of Anathoth 128 24of Azmaveth 42 25of Kiriath Jearim,[C] Kephirah and Beeroth 743 26of Ramah and Geba 621 27of Mikmash 122 28of Bethel and Ai 223 29of Nebo 52 30of Magbish 156 31of the other Elam 1,254 32of Harim 320 33of Lod, Hadid and Ono 725 34of Jericho 345 35of Senaah 3,630 36The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua) 973 37of Immer 1,052 38of Pashhur 1,247 39of Harim 1,017 40The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel (of the line of Hodaviah) 74 41The musicians: the descendants of Asaph 128 42The gatekeepers of the temple: the descendants of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita and Shobai 139 43The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth, 44Keros, Siaha, Padon, 45Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub, 46Hagab, Shalmai, Hanan, 47Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah, 48Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam, 49Uzza, Paseah, Besai, 50Asnah, Meunim, Nephussim, 51Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur, 52Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha, 53Barkos, Sisera, Temah, 54Neziah and Hatipha 55The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda, 56Jaala, Darkon, Giddel, 57Shephatiah, Hattil, Pokereth-Hazzebaim and Ami 58The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon 392 59The 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: 60The descendants of Delaiah, Tobiah and Nekoda 652 61And from among the priests: The descendants of Hobaiah, Hakkoz and Barzillai (a man who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name). 62These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean. 63The governor ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there was a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim. 64The whole company numbered 42,360, 65besides their 7,337 male and female slaves; and they also had 200 male and female singers. 66They had 736 horses, 245 mules, 67435 camels and 6,720 donkeys. 68When they arrived at the house of the Lord in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families gave freewill offerings towards the rebuilding of the house of God on its site. 69According to their ability they gave to the treasury for this work 61,000 darics[D] of gold, 5,000 minas[E] of silver and 100 priestly garments. 70The priests, the Levites, the musicians, the gatekeepers and the temple servants settled in their own towns, along with some of the other people, and the rest of the Israelites settled in their towns.
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