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Ezra 2

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 1 Now these are the children of the province of Judah who came back from captivity whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, everyone to his own city.

 2 Those who came with Zerubbabel [Sheshbazzar] were: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mizpar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the male descendants of the people of Israel were:

 3 The children of Parosh, two thousand one hundred seventy two.

 4 The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy two.

 5 The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy five.

 6 The children of Pahathmoab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred twelve.

 7 The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty four.

 8 The children of Zattu, nine hundred forty five.

 9 The children of Zaccai, seven hundred sixty.

 10 The children of Bani, six hundred forty two.

 11 The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty three.

 12 The children of Azgad, a thousand two hundred twenty two.

 13 The children of Adonikam, six hundred sixty six.

 14 The children of Bigvai, two thousand fifty six.

 15 The children of Adin, four hundred fifty four.

 16 The children of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety eight.

 17 The children of Bezai, three hundred twenty three.

 18 The children of Jorah, a hundred and twelve.

 19 The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty three.

 20 The children of Gibbar, ninety five.

 21 The children of Bethlehem, a hundred twenty three.

 22 The men of Netophah, fifty six.

 23 The men of Anathoth, a hundred twenty eight.

 24 The children of Azmaveth, forty two.

 25 The children of Kirjatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty three.

 26 The children of Ramah and Gaba, six hundred twenty one.

 27 The men of Michmas, a hundred twenty two.

 28 The men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred twenty three.

 29 The children of Nebo, fifty two.

 30 The children of Magbish, a hundred fifty six.

 31 The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty four.

 32 The children of Harim, three hundred twenty.

 33 The children of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred twenty five.

 34 The children of Jericho, three hundred forty five.

 35 The children of Senaah, three thousand six hundred thirty.

 36 The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy three.

 37 The children of Immer, a thousand fifty two.

 38 The children of Pashur, a thousand two hundred forty seven.

 39 The children of Harim, a thousand seventeen.

 40 The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the house of Hodaviah, seventy four.

 41 The singers: the children of Asaph, a hundred twenty eight.

 42 The children of the gatekeepers: the children of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai, in all a hundred thirty nine.

 43 The Nethinims [servants of the priests in the temple]: the children of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,

 44 The children of Keros, Siaha, Padon,

 45 The children of Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub,

 46 The children of Hagab, Shalmai, Hanan,

 47 The children of Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah,

 48 The children of Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,

 49 The children of Uzza, Paseah, Besai,

 50 The children of Asnah, Mehunim, Nephusim,

 51 The children of Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,

 52 The children of Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,

 53 The children of Barkos, Sisera, Thamah,

 54 The children of Neziah, and the children of Hatipha.

 55 The children of King Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, Sophereth, Peruda,

 56 The children of Jaalah, Darkon, Giddel,

 57 The children of Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth of Zebaim, and the children of Ami.

 58 All the Nethinim and the children of Solomon's servants, were three hundred ninety two.

 59 And these were those who came up from Telmelah, Telharsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they could not identify their father's house and their genealogy, whether they were of Israel:

 60 The children of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda, six hundred fifty two.

 61 And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, Koz, and of Barzillai; who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and were called by their name.

 62 These searched for their names among those who were registered in the genealogies, but they were not found; therefore were they excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

 63 And the Tirshatha [governor] said that they should not eat of the most holy things, until there should be a priest with Urim and Thummim.

 64 The whole congregation numbered forty two thousand three hundred sixty,

 65 Beside their men and women servants, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred thirty seven; and among them were two hundred men and women singers.

 66 Their were seven hundred thirty six horses, two hundred forty five mules,

 67 Four hundred thirty five camels, and six thousand seven hundred twenty donkeys.

 68  Now when they arrived at the temple of the LORD at Jerusalem, some of the heads of families made freewill offerings for the temple of God to rebuild it in its place.

 69  According to their ability, they gave to the treasury for the work sixty one thousand drams of gold [about 1,100 pounds], five thousand minas of silver [about 3 tons], and one hundred priests' garments.

 70 So the priests and the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers, and the Nethinims, settled in their cities, and the rest of the Israelites settled in their cities.


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