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Ezra 2 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Exiles Return

(Neh 7:6–73 )
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:1 - Now 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:2 - They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:3 - the sons of Parosh, 2,172.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:4 - The sons of Shephatiah, 372.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:5 - The sons of Arah, 775.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:6 - The sons of Pahath-moab, namely the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:7 - The sons of Elam, 1,254.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:8 - The sons of Zattu, 945.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:9 - The sons of Zaccai, 760.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:10 - The sons of Bani, 642.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:11 - The sons of Bebai, 623.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:12 - The sons of Azgad, 1,222.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:13 - The sons of Adonikam, 666.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:14 - The sons of Bigvai, 2,056.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:15 - The sons of Adin, 454.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:16 - The sons of Ater, namely of Hezekiah, 98.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:17 - The sons of Bezai, 323.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:18 - The sons of Jorah, 112.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:19 - The sons of Hashum, 223.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:20 - The sons of Gibbar, 95.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:21 - The sons of Bethlehem, 123.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:22 - The men of Netophah, 56.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:23 - The men of Anathoth, 128.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:24 - The sons of Azmaveth, 42.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:25 - The sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:26 - The sons of Ramah and Geba, 621.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:27 - The men of Michmas, 122.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:28 - The men of Bethel and Ai, 223.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:29 - The sons of Nebo, 52.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:30 - The sons of Magbish, 156.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:31 - The sons of the other Elam, 1,254.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:32 - The sons of Harim, 320.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:33 - The sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 725.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:34 - The sons of Jericho, 345.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:35 - The sons of Senaah, 3,630.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:36 - The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, 973.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:37 - The sons of Immer, 1,052.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:38 - The sons of Pashhur, 1,247.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:39 - The sons of Harim, 1,017.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:40 - The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the sons of Hodaviah, 74.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:41 - The singers: the sons of Asaph, 128.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:42 - The 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:43 - The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:44 - the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:45 - the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:46 - the sons of Hagab, the sons of Shamlai, the sons of Hanan,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:47 - the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:48 - the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:49 - the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:50 - the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephisim,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:51 - the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:52 - the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:53 - the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:54 - the sons of Neziah, and the sons of Hatipha.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:55 - The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Hassophereth, the sons of Peruda,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:56 - the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:57 - the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, and the sons of Ami.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:58 - All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon’s servants were 392.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:59 - The 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:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:60 - the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, and the sons of Nekoda, 652.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:61 - Also, 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).
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:62 - These 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:63 - The 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:64 - The whole assembly together was 42,360,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:65 - besides their male and female servants, of whom there were 7,337, and they had 200 male and female singers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:66 - Their horses were 736, their mules were 245,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:67 - their camels were 435, and their donkeys were 6,720.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:68 - Some 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:69 - According to their ability they gave to the treasury of the work 61,000 darics[fn] of gold, 5,000 minas[fn] of silver, and 100 priests’ garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:70 - Now 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[fn] in their towns.
ESV Footnotes
A daric was a coin weighing about 1/4 ounce or 8.5 grams
A mina was about 1 1/4 pounds or 0.6 kilogram
Hebrew all Israel
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