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Nehemiah 11 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:1 - The princes of the people lived in Yerushalayim: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Yerushalayim the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:2 - The people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:3 - Now these are the chiefs of the province who lived in Yerushalayim: but in the cities of Yehudah lived everyone in his possession in their cities, to wit, Yisra'el, the Kohanim, and the Levites, and the temple servants, and the children of Shlomo's servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:4 - In Yerushalayim lived certain of the children of Yehudah, and of the children of Binyamin. Of the children of Yehudah: `Atayah the son of `Uzziyah, the son of Zekharyah, the son of Amaryah, the son of Shefatyah, the son of Mahalal'el, of the children of Peretz;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:5 - and Ma`aseyah the son of Barukh, the son of Kolchozeh, the son of Hazayah, the son of `Adayah, the son of Yoiariv, the son of Zekharyah, the son of the Shiloni.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:6 - All the sons of Peretz who lived in Yerushalayim were four hundred sixty-eight valiant men.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:7 - These are the sons of Binyamin: Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Yo`ed, the son of Pedayahu, the son of Kolayah, the son of Ma`aseyah, the son of 'Iti'el, the son of Yesha`yah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:8 - After him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty-eight.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:9 - Yo'el the son of Zikhri was their overseer; and Yehudah the son of Senu'ah was second over the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:10 - Of the Kohanim: Yedayah the son of Yoiariv, Yakhin,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:11 - Serayah the son of Hilkiyah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Tzadok, the son of Merayot, the son of Achituv, the ruler of the house of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:12 - and their brothers who did the work of the house, eight hundred twenty-two; and `Adayah the son of Yerocham, the son of Pelalyah, the son of Amtzi, the son of Zekharyah, the son of Pashchur, the son of Malkiyah,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:13 - and his brothers, chiefs of fathers' houses, two hundred forty-two; and Amashsai the son of `Azar'el, the son of Achzai, the son of Meshillemot, the son of Immer,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:14 - and their brothers, mighty men of valor, one hundred twenty-eight; and their overseer was Zavdi'el, the son of Haggedolim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:15 - Of the Levites: Shemayah the son of Hashshuv, the son of `Azrikam, the son of Hashavyah, the son of Bunni;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:16 - and Shabbetai and Yozavad, of the chiefs of the Levites, who had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:17 - and Mattanyah the son of Mikha, the son of Zavdi, the son of Asaf, who was the chief to begin the thanksgiving in prayer, and Bakbukyah, the second among his brothers; and `Avda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Yedutun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:18 - All the Levites in the holy city were two hundred eighty-four.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:19 - Moreover the porters, `Akkuv, Talmon, and their brothers, who kept watch at the gates, were one hundred seventy-two.

Outside Jerusalem

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:20 - The residue of Yisra'el, of the Kohanim, the Levites, were in all the cities of Yehudah, everyone in his inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:21 - But the temple servants lived in `Ofel: and Tzicha and Gishpa were over the temple servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:22 - The overseer also of the Levites at Yerushalayim was `Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashavyah, the son of Mattanyah, the son of Mikha, of the sons of Asaf, the singers, over the business of the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:23 - For there was a mitzvah from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:24 - Petachyah the son of Meshezav'el, of the children of Zerach the son of Yehudah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:25 - As for the villages, with their fields, some of the children of Yehudah lived in Kiryat-Arba and the towns of it, and in Divon and the towns of it, and in Yekavtze'el and the villages of it,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:26 - and in Yeshua, and in Moladah, and Beit-Pelet,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:27 - and in Hatzar-Shu`al, and in Be'er-Sheva and the towns of it,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:28 - and in Tziklag, and in Mekhonah and in the towns of it,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:29 - and in En-rimmon, and in Tzor`ah, and in Yarmut,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:30 - Zanoach, `Adullam, and their villages, Lakhish and the fields of it, `Azeka and the towns of it. So they encamped from Be'er-Sheva to the valley of Hinnom.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:31 - The children of Binyamin also lived from Geva onward, at Mikhmash and Ayah, and at Beit-El and the towns of it,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:32 - at `Anatot, Nov, `Ananyah,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:33 - Hatzor, Ramah, Gittayim,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:34 - Hadid, Tzevo`im, Nevalat,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:35 - Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:36 - Of the Levites, certain courses in Yehudah were joined to Binyamin.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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