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Nehemiah 7 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Census of First Returned Exiles

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:1 - Now when the wall was rebuilt and I had set up the doors, and the gatekeepers and the singers and the Levites were appointed,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the fortress, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:3 - Then I said to them, “Do not let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot, and while they are standing guard, let them shut and bolt the doors. Also appoint guards from the inhabitants of Jerusalem, each at his post, and each in front of his own house.”
(Ezr 2:1–70 )
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:4 - Now the city was large and spacious, but the people in it were few and the houses were not built.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:5 - Then my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles, the officials and the people to be enrolled by genealogies. Then I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up first [fn]in which I found the following record:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:6 - These are the [fn]people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:7 - who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, [fn]Azariah, [fn]Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, [fn]Mispereth, Bigvai, [fn]Nehum, Baanah. The number of 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 of 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 [fn]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, 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 [fn]Hariph, 112;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:25 - the sons of [fn]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 [fn]Beth-azmaveth, 42;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:29 - the men of [fn]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 [fn]men 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 of 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, of Kadmiel, of the sons of [fn]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 [fn]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 [fn]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 [fn]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 [fn]Sophereth, the sons of [fn]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 [fn]Amon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:60 - All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon’s servants were 392.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:61 - These were they who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, [fn]Addon and Immer; but they could not show their fathers’ houses or their [fn]descendants, whether they were of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:62 - the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 642.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:63 - Of the priests: the sons of [fn]Hobaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai, the Gileadite, and was named after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:64 - These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:65 - The [fn]governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim.

Total of People and Gifts

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:66 - The whole assembly together was 42,360,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:67 - besides their male and their female servants, [fn]of whom there were 7,337; and they had 245 male and female singers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:68 - [fn]Their horses were 736; their mules, 245;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:69 - their camels, 435; their donkeys, 6,720.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:70 - Some from among the heads of fathers’ households gave to the work. The [fn]governor gave to the treasury 1,000 gold drachmas, 50 basins, 530 priests’ garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:71 - Some of the heads of fathers’ households gave into the treasury of the work 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,200 silver minas.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:72 - That which the rest of the people gave was 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,000 silver minas and 67 priests’ garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:73 - Now the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, some of the people, the temple servants and all Israel, lived in their cities. And when the seventh month came, the sons of Israel were in their cities.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: and I found written in it
Literally: sons
In Ezra 2:2, Seraiah
In Ezra 2:2, Reelaiah
In Ezra 2:2, Mispar
In Ezra 2:2, Rehum
In Ezra 2:10, Bani
In Ezra 2:18, Jorah
In Ezra 2:20, Gibbar
In Ezra 2:24, Azmaveth
In Ezra 2:25, Kiriath-arim
Literally: sons
In Ezra 2:40, Hodaviah
In Ezra 2:44, Siaha
In Ezra 2:50, Nephisim
In Ezra 2:52, Bazluth
In Ezra 2:55, Hassophereth
In Ezra 2:55, Peruda
In Ezra 2:57, Ami
In Ezra 2:59, Addan
Literally: seed
In Ezra 2:61, Habaiah
Hebrew: Tirshatha, a Persian title
Literally: these
So with some ancient mss and Gr
Hebrew: Tirshatha, a Persian title

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