|Nehemiah 11 |
1 The rulers of the people dwelled in Jerusalem. The rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one part of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts of them to dwell in other cities.
2 The people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.
3 Now these are the province heads who dwelled in Jerusalem: but in the cities of Judah everyone lived on his own property in their cities; that is, the Israelites, the priests, the Levites, the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants.
4 At Jerusalem dwelled certain of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah was Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of Perez;
5 And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Colhozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of Shiloni.
6 All the sons of Perez that dwelled at Jerusalem were four hundred sixty eight valiant men.
7 These are the sons of Benjamin: Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jesaiah.
8 And after him Gabbai and Sallai, nine hundred twenty eight.
9 And Joel, the son of Zichri, was their overseer; and Judah, the son of Senuah, was second over the city.
10 Of the priests were Jedaiah the son of Joiarib, Jachin.
11 Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, was the ruler of the house of God.
12 And their brothers who did the work of the house were eight hundred twenty two; and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashur, the son of Malchiah.
13 And his brothers, head of the fathers, was two hundred forty two: and Amashai the son of Azareel, the son of Ahasai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,
14 And their brothers, mighty men of valour, an hundred twenty eight: and their overseer was Zabdiel, the son of one of the great men.
15 Also of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
16 And Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chief of the Levites, had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God.
17 And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer; and Bakbukiah the second among his brothers, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
18 All the Levites in the holy city were two hundred eighty four.
19 In addition the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and who brothers kept the gates were a hundred seventy two.
20 And the residue of Israel, of the priests, and the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, everyone in his inheritance.
21 But the Nethinims dwelled in Ophel; and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinims.
22 The overseer also of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph, the singers were over the business of the house of God.
23 For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.
24 And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
25 And for the villages, with their fields, some of the children of Judah dwelled at Kirjatharba, and in its villages, and at Dibon, and in its villages, and at Jekabzeel, and in its villages,
26 And at Jeshua, and at Moladah, and at Bethphelet,
27 And at Hazarshual, and at Beersheba, and in its villages,
28 And at Ziklag, and at Mekonah, and in its villages,
29 And at Enrimmon, and at Zareah, and at Jarmuth,
30 Zanoah, Adullam, and in their villages, at Lachish, and its fields, at Azekah, and in its villages. And they dwelled from Beersheba to the valley of Hinnom.
31 The children also of Benjamin were from Geba dwelled at Michmash, and Aija, and Bethel, and in their villages.
32 And at Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,
33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,
34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,
35 Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen.
36 And of the Levites were divisions in Judah, and in Benjamin.
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