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Nehemiah 7 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:1 - Now when the wall had been built and I had set up the doors, and the gatekeepers, the singers, and the Levites had been appointed,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - I gave my brother Hanani and Hananiah the governor of the castle charge over Jerusalem, for he was a more faithful and God-fearing man than many.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:3 - And I said to them, “Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot. And while they are still standing guard, let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, some at their guard posts and some in front of their own homes.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:4 - The city was wide and large, but the people within it were few, and no houses had been rebuilt.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:5 - Then my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles and the officials and the people to be enrolled by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up at the first, and I found written in it:

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:6 - 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 into exile. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his town.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:7 - They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:8 - the sons of Parosh, 2,172.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:9 - The sons of Shephatiah, 372.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:10 - The sons of Arah, 652.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:11 - The sons of Pahath-moab, namely the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,818.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:12 - The sons of Elam, 1,254.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:13 - The sons of Zattu, 845.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:14 - The sons of Zaccai, 760.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:15 - The sons of Binnui, 648.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:16 - The sons of Bebai, 628.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:17 - The sons of Azgad, 2,322.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:18 - The sons of Adonikam, 667.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:19 - The sons of Bigvai, 2,067.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:20 - The sons of Adin, 655.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:21 - The sons of Ater, namely of Hezekiah, 98.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:22 - The sons of Hashum, 328.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:23 - The sons of Bezai, 324.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:24 - The sons of Hariph, 112.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:25 - The sons of Gibeon, 95.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:26 - The men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:27 - The men of Anathoth, 128.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:28 - The men of Beth-azmaveth, 42.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:29 - The men of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:30 - The men of Ramah and Geba, 621.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:31 - The men of Michmas, 122.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:32 - The men of Bethel and Ai, 123.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:33 - The men of the other Nebo, 52.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:34 - The sons of the other Elam, 1,254.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:35 - The sons of Harim, 320.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:36 - The sons of Jericho, 345.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:37 - The sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 721.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:38 - The sons of Senaah, 3,930.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:39 - The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, namely the house of Jeshua, 973.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:40 - The sons of Immer, 1,052.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:41 - The sons of Pashhur, 1,247.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:42 - The sons of Harim, 1,017.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:43 - The Levites: the sons of Jeshua, namely of Kadmiel of the sons of Hodevah, 74.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:44 - The singers: the sons of Asaph, 148.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:45 - 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, 138.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:46 - The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:47 - the sons of Keros, the sons of Sia, the sons of Padon,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:48 - the sons of Lebana, the sons of Hagaba, the sons of Shalmai,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:49 - the sons of Hanan, the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:50 - the sons of Reaiah, the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:51 - the sons of Gazzam, the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:52 - the sons of Besai, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephushesim,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:53 - the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:54 - the sons of Bazlith, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:55 - the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:56 - the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:57 - The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Sophereth, the sons of Perida,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:58 - the sons of Jaala, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:59 - the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the sons of Amon.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:60 - All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon’s servants were 392.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:61 - The following were those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but they could not prove their fathers’ houses nor their descent, whether they belonged to Israel:

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:62 - the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 642.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:63 - Also, of the priests: the sons of Hobaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai (who had taken a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name).

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:64 - These sought their registration among those enrolled in the genealogies, but it was not found there, so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:65 - The governor told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food until a priest with Urim and Thummim should arise.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:66 - The whole assembly together was 42,360,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:67 - besides their male and female servants, of whom there were 7,337. And they had 245 singers, male and female.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:68 - Their horses were 736, their mules 245,[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:69 - their camels 435, and their donkeys 6,720.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:70 - Now some of the heads of fathers’ houses gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury 1,000 darics[fn] of gold, 50 basins, 30 priests’ garments and 500 minas[fn] of silver.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:71 - And some of the heads of fathers’ houses gave into the treasury of the work 20,000 darics of gold and 2,200 minas of silver.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:72 - And what the rest of the people gave was 20,000 darics of gold, 2,000 minas of silver, and 67 priests’ garments.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:73 - So the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, some of the people, the temple servants, and all Israel, lived in their towns. And when the seventh month had come, the people of Israel were in their towns.
ESV Footnotes
Compare Ezra 2:66 and the margins of some Hebrew manuscripts; Hebrew lacks Their horses . . . 245
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
Probable reading; Hebrew lacks minas of silver

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