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Ezra, chapter 2, New English Translation and King James Version

Chapter 2

New English Translation

   The Names of the Returning Exiles
    2:1 These are the people of the province who were going up, from the captives of the exile whom King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had forced into exile in Babylon. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own city. 2:2 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of Israelites was as follows:
   3 the descendants of Parosh: 2, 172;
   4 the descendants of Shephatiah: 372;
   5 the descendants of Arah: 775;
   6 the descendants of Pahath-Moab (from the line of Jeshua and Joab): 2, 812;
   7 the descendants of Elam: 1, 254;
   8 the descendants of Zattu: 945;
   9 the descendants of Zaccai: 760;
   10 the descendants of Bani: 642;
   11 the descendants of Bebai: 623;
   12 the descendants of Azgad: 1, 222;
   13 the descendants of Adonikam: 666;
   14 the descendants of Bigvai: 2, 056;
   15 the descendants of Adin: 454;
   16 the descendants of Ater (through Hezekiah): 98;
   17 the descendants of Bezai: 323;
   18 the descendants of Jorah: 112;
   19 the descendants of Hashum: 223;
   20 the descendants of Gibbar: 95.
   21 The men of Bethlehem: 123;
   22 the men of Netophah: 56;
   23 the men of Anathoth: 128;
   24 the men of the family of Azmaveth: 42;
   25 the men of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah and Beeroth: 743;
   26 the men of Ramah and Geba: 621;
   27 the men of Micmash: 122;
   28 the men of Bethel and Ai: 223;
   29 the descendants of Nebo: 52;
   30 the descendants of Magbish: 156;
   31 the descendants of the other Elam: 1, 254;
   32 the descendants of Harim: 320;
   33 the men of Lod, Hadid, and Ono: 725;
   34 the men of Jericho: 345;
   35 the descendants of Senaah: 3, 630.
   36 The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua): 973;
   37 the descendants of Immer: 1, 052;
   38 the descendants of Pashhur: 1, 247;
   39 the descendants of Harim: 1, 017.
   40 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel (through the line of Hodaviah): 74.
   41 The singers: the descendants of Asaph: 128.
   42 The gatekeepers: the descendants of Shallum, the descendants of Ater, the descendants of Talmon, the descendants of Akkub, the descendants of Hatita, and the descendants of Shobai: 139.
   43 The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, the descendants of Hasupha, the descendants of Tabbaoth, 44 the descendants of Keros, the descendants of Siaha, the descendants of Padon, 45 the descendants of Lebanah, the descendants of Hagabah, the descendants of Akkub, 46 the descendants of Hagab, the descendants of Shalmai, the descendants of Hanan, 47 the descendants of Giddel, the descendants of Gahar, the descendants of Reaiah, 48 the descendants of Rezin, the descendants of Nekoda, the descendants of Gazzam, 49 the descendants of Uzzah, the descendants of Paseah, the descendants of Besai, 50 the descendants of Asnah, the descendants of Meunim, the descendants of Nephussim, 51 the descendants of Bakbuk, the descendants of Hakupha, the descendants of Harhur, 52 the descendants of Bazluth, the descendants of Mehida, the descendants of Harsha, 53 the descendants of Barkos, the descendants of Sisera, the descendants of Temah, 54 the descendants of Neziah, and the descendants of Hatipha.
   55 The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of Sotai, the descendants of Hassophereth, the descendants of Peruda, 56 the descendants of Jaala, the descendants of Darkon, the descendants of Giddel, 57 the descendants of Shephatiah, the descendants of Hattil, the descendants of Pokereth-Hazzebaim, and the descendants of Ami.
   58 All the temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon: 392.
   59 These are the ones that came up from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon, and Immer (although they were unable to certify their family connection or their ancestry, as to whether they really were from Israel):
   60 the descendants of Delaiah, the descendants of Tobiah, and the descendants of Nekoda: 652.
   61 And from among the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name). 62 They searched for their records in the genealogical materials, but did not find them. They were therefore excluded from the priesthood. 63 The governor instructed them not to eat any of the sacred food until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.
   64 The entire group numbered 42, 360, 65 not counting their male and female servants, who numbered 7, 337. They also had 200 male and female singers 66 and 736 horses, 245 mules, 67 435 camels, and 6, 720 donkeys. 68 When they came to the LORD's temple in Jerusalem, some of the family leaders offered voluntary offerings for the temple of God in order to rebuild it on its site. 69 As they were able, they gave to the treasury for this work 61, 000 drachmas of gold, 5, 000 minas of silver, and 100 priestly robes.
   70 The priests, the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers, and the temple servants lived in their towns, and all the rest of Israel lived in their towns.

King James Version

   1 Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, of those which had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away unto Babylon, and came again unto Jerusalem and Judah, every one unto his city;
   2 Which came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:
   3 The children of Parosh, two thousand an hundred seventy and two.
   4 The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and two.
   5 The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy and five.
   6 The children of Pahath-moab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve.
   7 The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.
   8 The children of Zattu, nine hundred forty and five.
   9 The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and threescore.
   10 The children of Bani, six hundred forty and two.
   11 The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty and three.
   12 The children of Azgad, a thousand two hundred twenty and two.
   13 The children of Adonikam, six hundred sixty and six.
   14 The children of Bigvai, two thousand fifty and six.
   15 The children of Adin, four hundred fifty and four.
   16 The children of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety and eight.
   17 The children of Bezai, three hundred twenty and three.
   18 The children of Jorah, an hundred and twelve.
   19 The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty and three.
   20 The children of Gibbar, ninety and five.
   21 The children of Beth-lehem, an hundred twenty and three.
   22 The men of Netophah, fifty and six.
   23 The men of Anathoth, an hundred twenty and eight.
   24 The children of Azmaveth, forty and two.
   25 The children of Kirjath-arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty and three.
   26 The children of Ramah and Gaba, six hundred twenty and one.
   27 The men of Michmas, an hundred twenty and two.
   28 The men of Beth-el and Ai, two hundred twenty and three.
   29 The children of Nebo, fifty and two.
   30 The children of Magbish, an hundred fifty and six.
   31 The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.
   32 The children of Harim, three hundred and twenty.
   33 The children of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred twenty and five.
   34 The children of Jericho, three hundred forty and five.
   35 The children of Senaah, three thousand and six hundred and thirty.
   36 ¶ The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three.
   37 The children of Immer, a thousand fifty and two.
   38 The children of Pashur, a thousand two hundred forty and seven.
   39 The children of Harim, a thousand and seventeen.
   40 ¶ The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, seventy and four.
   41 ¶ The singers: the children of Asaph, an hundred twenty and eight.
   42 ¶ The children of the porters: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, in all an hundred thirty and nine.
   43 ¶ The Nethinims: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth,
   44 The children of Keros, the children of Siaha, the children of Padon,
   45 The children of Lebanah, the children of Hagabah, the children of Akkub,
   46 The children of Hagab, the children of Shalmai, the children of Hanan,
   47 The children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, the children of Reaiah,
   48 The children of Rezin, the children of Nekoda, the children of Gazzam,
   49 The children of Uzza, the children of Paseah, the children of Besai,
   50 The children of Asnah, the children of Mehunim, the children of Nephusim,
   51 The children of Bakbuk, the children of Hakupha, the children of Harhur,
   52 The children of Bazluth, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha,
   53 The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Thamah,
   54 The children of Neziah, the children of Hatipha.
   55 ¶ The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, the children of Sophereth, the children of Peruda,
   56 The children of Jaalah, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel,
   57 The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of Ami.
   58 All the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants, were three hundred ninety and two.
   59 And these were they which went up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer: but they could not shew their father's house, and their seed, whether they were of Israel:
   60 The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.
   61 ¶ And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai; which took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name:
   62 These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.
   63 And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and with Thummim.
   64 ¶ The whole congregation together was forty and two thousand three hundred and threescore,
   65 Beside their servants and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred thirty and seven: and there were among them two hundred singing men and singing women.
   66 Their horses were seven hundred thirty and six; their mules, two hundred forty and five;
   67 Their camels, four hundred thirty and five; their asses, six thousand seven hundred and twenty.
   68 ¶ And some of the chief of the fathers, when they came to the house of the LORD which is at Jerusalem, offered freely for the house of God to set it up in his place:
   69 They gave after their ability unto the treasure of the work threescore and one thousand drams of gold, and five thousand pound of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.
   70 So the priests, and the Levites, and some of the people, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinims, dwelt in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.

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