Ezra 2
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The List of Returning Exiles

(Nehemiah 7:4-38)

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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,1Now these were the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of those exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried captive to Babylonia. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town.1Now these are the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city.1Now 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;1These now are the people of the province who came from those captive exiles King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had deported to Babylon. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his 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:2They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:2These came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:2Which came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:2They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the Israelite men included:
3the descendants of Parosh 2,1723the sons of Parosh, 2,172.3the sons of Parosh, 2,172;3The children of Parosh, two thousand an hundred seventy and two.3Parosh's descendants 2,172
4of Shephatiah 3724The sons of Shephatiah, 372.4the sons of Shephatiah, 372;4The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and two.4Shephatiah's descendants 372
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5of Arah 7755The sons of Arah, 775.5the sons of Arah, 775;5The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy and five.5Arah's descendants 775
6of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab) 2,8126The sons of Pahath-moab, namely the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812.6the sons of Pahath-moab of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812;6The children of Pahathmoab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve.6Pahath-moab's descendants: Jeshua's and Joab's descendants 2,812
7of Elam 1,2547The sons of Elam, 1,254.7the sons of Elam, 1,254;7The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.7Elam's descendants 1,254
8of Zattu 9458The sons of Zattu, 945.8the sons of Zattu, 945;8The children of Zattu, nine hundred forty and five.8Zattu's descendants 945
9of Zakkai 7609The sons of Zaccai, 760.9the sons of Zaccai, 760;9The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and threescore.9Zaccai's descendants 760
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10of Bani 64210The sons of Bani, 642.10the sons of Bani, 642;10The children of Bani, six hundred forty and two.10Bani's descendants 642
11of Bebai 62311The sons of Bebai, 623.11the sons of Bebai, 623;11The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty and three.11Bebai's descendants 623
12of Azgad 1,22212The sons of Azgad, 1,222.12the sons of Azgad, 1,222;12The children of Azgad, a thousand two hundred twenty and two.12Azgad's descendants 1,222
13of Adonikam 66613The sons of Adonikam, 666.13the sons of Adonikam, 666;13The children of Adonikam, six hundred sixty and six.13Adonikam's descendants 666
14of Bigvai 2,05614The sons of Bigvai, 2,056.14the sons of Bigvai, 2,056;14The children of Bigvai, two thousand fifty and six.14Bigvai's descendants 2,056
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15of Adin 45415The sons of Adin, 454.15the sons of Adin, 454;15The children of Adin, four hundred fifty and four.15Adin's descendants 454
16of Ater (through Hezekiah) 9816The sons of Ater, namely of Hezekiah, 98.16the sons of Ater of Hezekiah, 98;16The children of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety and eight.16Ater's descendants: of Hezekiah 98
17of Bezai 32317The sons of Bezai, 323.17the sons of Bezai, 323;17The children of Bezai, three hundred twenty and three.17Bezai's descendants 323
18of Jorah 11218The sons of Jorah, 112.18the sons of Jorah, 112;18The children of Jorah, an hundred and twelve.18Jorah's descendants 112
19of Hashum 22319The sons of Hashum, 223.19the sons of Hashum, 223;19The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty and three.19Hashum's descendants 223
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20of Gibbar 9520The sons of Gibbar, 95.20the sons of Gibbar, 95;20The children of Gibbar, ninety and five.20Gibbar's descendants 95
21the men of Bethlehem 12321The sons of Bethlehem, 123.21the men of Bethlehem, 123;21The children of Bethlehem, an hundred twenty and three.21Bethlehem's people 123
22of Netophah 5622The men of Netophah, 56.22the men of Netophah, 56;22The men of Netophah, fifty and six.22Netophah's men 56
23of Anathoth 12823The men of Anathoth, 128.23the men of Anathoth, 128;23The men of Anathoth, an hundred twenty and eight.23Anathoth's men 128
24of Azmaveth 4224The sons of Azmaveth, 42.24the sons of Azmaveth, 42;24The children of Azmaveth, forty and two.24Azmaveth's people 42
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25of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah and Beeroth 74325The sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743.25the sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah and Beeroth, 743;25The children of Kirjatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty and three.25Kiriatharim's, Chephirah's, and Beeroth's people 743
26of Ramah and Geba 62126The sons of Ramah and Geba, 621.26the sons of Ramah and Geba, 621;26The children of Ramah and Geba, six hundred twenty and one.26Ramah's and Geba's people 621
27of Mikmash 12227The men of Michmas, 122.27the men of Michmas, 122;27The men of Michmas, an hundred twenty and two.27Michmas's men 122
28of Bethel and Ai 22328The men of Bethel and Ai, 223.28the men of Bethel and Ai, 223;28The men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred twenty and three.28Bethel's and Ai's men 223
29of Nebo 5229The sons of Nebo, 52.29the sons of Nebo, 52;29The children of Nebo, fifty and two.29Nebo's people 52
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30of Magbish 15630The sons of Magbish, 156.30the sons of Magbish, 156;30The children of Magbish, an hundred fifty and six.30Magbish's people 156
31of the other Elam 1,25431The sons of the other Elam, 1,254.31the sons of the other Elam, 1,254;31The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.31the other Elam's people 1,254
32of Harim 32032The sons of Harim, 320.32the sons of Harim, 320;32The children of Harim, three hundred and twenty.32Harim's people 320
33of Lod, Hadid and Ono 72533The sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 725.33the sons of Lod, Hadid and Ono, 725;33The children of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred twenty and five.33Lod's, Hadid's, and Ono's people 725
34of Jericho 34534The sons of Jericho, 345.34the men of Jericho, 345;34The children of Jericho, three hundred forty and five.34Jericho's people 345
35of Senaah 3,63035The sons of Senaah, 3,630.35the sons of Senaah, 3,630.35The children of Senaah, three thousand and six hundred and thirty.35Senaah's people 3,630

The Priests

(Nehemiah 12:1-9)

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36The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua) 97336The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, 973.36The priests: the sons of Jedaiah of the house of Jeshua, 973;36The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three.36The priests included: Jedaiah's descendants of the house of Jeshua 973
37of Immer 1,05237The sons of Immer, 1,052.37the sons of Immer, 1,052;37The children of Immer, a thousand fifty and two.37Immer's descendants 1,052
38of Pashhur 1,24738The sons of Pashhur, 1,247.38the sons of Pashhur, 1,247;38The children of Pashur, a thousand two hundred forty and seven.38Pashhur's descendants 1,247
39of Harim 1,01739The sons of Harim, 1,017.39the sons of Harim, 1,017.39The children of Harim, a thousand and seventeen.39and Harim's descendants 1,017

The Levites, Singers, Gatekeepers

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40The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel (of the line of Hodaviah) 7440The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the sons of Hodaviah, 74.40The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the sons of Hodaviah, 74.40The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, seventy and four.40The Levites included: Jeshua's and Kadmiel's descendants from Hodaviah's descendants 74
41The musicians: the descendants of Asaph 12841The singers: the sons of Asaph, 128.41The singers: the sons of Asaph, 128.41The singers: the children of Asaph, an hundred twenty and eight.41The singers included: Asaph's descendants 128
42The gatekeepers of the temple: the descendants of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita and Shobai 13942The sons of the gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, and the sons of Shobai, in all 139.42The sons of the gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, the sons of Shobai, in all 139.42The 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.42The gatekeepers' descendants included: Shallum's descendants, Ater's descendants, Talmon's descendants, Akkub's descendants, Hatita's descendants, Shobai's descendants, in all 139

The Temple Servants

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43The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,43The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,43The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,43The Nethinims: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth,43The temple servants included: Ziha's descendants, Hasupha's descendants, Tabbaoth's descendants,
44Keros, Siaha, Padon,44the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon,44the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon,44The children of Keros, the children of Siaha, the children of Padon,44Keros's descendants, Siaha's descendants, Padon's descendants,
45Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub,45the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub,45the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub,45The children of Lebanah, the children of Hagabah, the children of Akkub,45Lebanah's descendants, Hagabah's descendants, Akkub's descendants,
46Hagab, Shalmai, Hanan,46the sons of Hagab, the sons of Shamlai, the sons of Hanan,46the sons of Hagab, the sons of Shalmai, the sons of Hanan,46The children of Hagab, the children of Shalmai, the children of Hanan,46Hagab's descendants, Shalmai's descendants, Hanan's descendants,
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47Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah,47the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah,47the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah,47The children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, the children of Reaiah,47Giddel's descendants, Gahar's descendants, Reaiah's descendants,
48Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,48the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam,48the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam,48The children of Rezin, the children of Nekoda, the children of Gazzam,48Rezin's descendants, Nekoda's descendants, Gazzam's descendants,
49Uzza, Paseah, Besai,49the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai,49the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai,49The children of Uzza, the children of Paseah, the children of Besai,49Uzza's descendants, Paseah's descendants, Besai's descendants,
50Asnah, Meunim, Nephusim,50the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephisim,50the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephisim,50The children of Asnah, the children of Mehunim, the children of Nephusim,50Asnah's descendants, Meunim's descendants, Nephusim's descendants,
51Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,51the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,51the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,51The children of Bakbuk, the children of Hakupha, the children of Harhur,51Bakbuk's descendants, Hakupha's descendants, Harhur's descendants,
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52Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,52the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,52the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,52The children of Bazluth, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha,52Bazluth's descendants, Mehida's descendants, Harsha's descendants,
53Barkos, Sisera, Temah,53the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,53the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,53The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Thamah,53Barkos's descendants, Sisera's descendants, Temah's descendants,
54Neziah and Hatipha54the sons of Neziah, and the sons of Hatipha.54the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha.54The children of Neziah, the children of Hatipha.54Neziah's descendants, and Hatipha's descendants.

Descendants of Solomon's Servants

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55The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda,55The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Hassophereth, the sons of Peruda,55The sons of Solomon's servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Hassophereth, the sons of Peruda,55The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, the children of Sophereth, the children of Peruda,55The descendants of Solomon's servants included: Sotai's descendants, Hassophereth's descendants, Peruda's descendants,
56Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,56the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,56the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,56The children of Jaalah, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel,56Jaalah's descendants, Darkon's descendants, Giddel's descendants,
57Shephatiah, Hattil, Pokereth-Hazzebaim and Ami57the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, and the sons of Ami.57the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the sons of Ami.57The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of Ami.57Shephatiah's descendants, Hattil's descendants, Pochereth-hazzebaim's descendants, and Ami's descendants.
58The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon 39258All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon’s servants were 392.58All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon's servants were 392.58All the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants, were three hundred ninety and two.58All the temple servants and the descendants of Solomon's servants 392.
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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:59The following were those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, though they could not prove their fathers’ houses or their descent, whether they belonged to Israel:59Now these are those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan and Immer, but they were not able to give evidence of their fathers' households and their descendants, whether they were of Israel:59And these were they which went up from Telmelah, Telharsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer: but they could not shew their father's house, and their seed, whether they were of Israel:59The following are those who came from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer but were unable to prove that their families and ancestry were Israelite:
60The descendants of Delaiah, Tobiah and Nekoda 65260the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, and the sons of Nekoda, 652.60the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 652.60The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.60Delaiah's descendants, Tobiah's descendants, Nekoda's descendants 652

Priests Removed

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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).61Also, of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, and the sons of Barzillai (who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called by their name).61Of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and he was called by their name.61And 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:61and from the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, the descendants of Barzillai--who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name.
62These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.62These sought their registration among those enrolled in the genealogies, but they were not found there, and so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.62These searched among their ancestral registration, but they could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.62These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.62These searched for their entries in the genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified from the priesthood.
63The governor ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there was a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.63The governor told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food, until there should be a priest to consult Urim and Thummim.63The governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest stood up with Urim and Thummim.63And 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.63The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.

The Full Number and Possessions

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64The whole company numbered 42,360,64The whole assembly together was 42,360,64The whole assembly numbered 42,360,64The whole congregation together was forty and two thousand three hundred and threescore,64The whole combined assembly numbered 42,360
65besides their 7,337 male and female slaves; and they also had 200 male and female singers.65besides their male and female servants, of whom there were 7,337, and they had 200 male and female singers.65besides their male and female servants who numbered 7,337; and they had 200 singing men and women.65Beside 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.65not including their 7,337 male and female slaves, and their 200 male and female singers.
66They had 736 horses, 245 mules,66Their horses were 736, their mules were 245,66Their horses were 736; their mules, 245;66Their horses were seven hundred thirty and six; their mules, two hundred forty and five;66They had 736 horses, 245 mules,
67435 camels and 6,720 donkeys.67their camels were 435, and their donkeys were 6,720.67their camels, 435; their donkeys, 6,720.67Their camels, four hundred thirty and five; their asses, six thousand seven hundred and twenty.67435 camels, and 6,720 donkeys.

The Exiles' Offerings

(Nehemiah 7:66-73)

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68When they arrived at the house of the LORD in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families gave freewill offerings toward the rebuilding of the house of God on its site.68Some of the heads of families, when they came to the house of the LORD that is in Jerusalem, made freewill offerings for the house of God, to erect it on its site.68Some of the heads of fathers' households, when they arrived at the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem, offered willingly for the house of God to restore it on its foundation.68And 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:68After they arrived at the LORD's house in Jerusalem, some of the family leaders gave freewill offerings for the house of God in order to have it rebuilt on its original site.
69According to their ability they gave to the treasury for this work 61,000 darics of gold, 5,000 minas of silver and 100 priestly garments.69According to their ability they gave to the treasury of the work 61,000 darics of gold, 5,000 minas of silver, and 100 priests’ garments.69According to their ability they gave to the treasury for the work 61,000 gold drachmas and 5,000 silver minas and 100 priestly garments.69They 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.69Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project.
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.70Now 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 in their towns.70Now the priests and the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers and the temple servants lived in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.70So 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.70The priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, temple servants, and some of the people settled in their towns, and the rest of Israel settled in their towns.



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