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Ezra 2 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Number of Those Returning

(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 Nebuchadnez'zar 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 Zerub'babel, Jeshua, Nehemi'ah, Serai'ah, Re-el-ai'ah, Mor'decai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigva'i, Rehum, and Ba'anah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:3 - the sons of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:4 - The sons of Shephati'ah, three hundred and seventy-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:5 - The sons of Arah, seven hundred and seventy-five.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:6 - The sons of Pa'hath-moab, namely the sons of Jeshua and Jo'ab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:7 - The sons of Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:8 - The sons of Zattu, nine hundred and forty-five.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:9 - The sons of Zac'cai, seven hundred and sixty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:10 - The sons of Bani, six hundred and forty-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:11 - The sons of Be'bai, six hundred and twenty-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:12 - The sons of Azgad, one thousand two hundred and twenty-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:13 - The sons of Adoni'kam, six hundred and sixty-six.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:14 - The sons of Bigva'i, two thousand and fifty-six.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:15 - The sons of Adin, four hundred and fifty-four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:16 - The sons of Ater, namely of Hezeki'ah, ninety-eight.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:17 - The sons of Be'zai, three hundred and twenty-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:18 - The sons of Jorah, one hundred and twelve.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:19 - The sons of Hashum, two hundred and twenty-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:20 - The sons of Gibbar, ninety-five.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:21 - The sons of Bethlehem, one hundred and twenty-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:22 - The men of Neto'phah, fifty-six.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:23 - The men of An'athoth, one hundred and twenty-eight.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:24 - The sons of Az'maveth, forty-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:25 - The sons of Kir'iathar'im, Chephi'rah, and Be-er'oth, seven hundred and forty-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:26 - The sons of Ramah and Geba, six hundred and twenty-one.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:27 - The men of Michmas, one hundred and twenty-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:28 - The men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred and twenty-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:29 - The sons of Nebo, fifty-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:30 - The sons of Magbish, one hundred and fifty-six.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:31 - The sons of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:32 - The sons of Harim, three hundred and twenty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:33 - The sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-five.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:34 - The sons of Jericho, three hundred and forty-five.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:35 - The sons of Sena'ah, three thousand six hundred and thirty.

Priests Returning

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:36 - The priests: the sons of Jedai'ah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:37 - The sons of Immer, one thousand and fifty-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:38 - The sons of Pashhur, one thousand two hundred and forty-seven.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:39 - The sons of Harim, one thousand and seventeen.

Levites Returning

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:40 - The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kad'mi-el, of the sons of Hodavi'ah, seventy-four.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:41 - The singers: the sons of Asaph, one hundred and twenty-eight.
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 Hati'ta, and the sons of Sho'bai, in all one hundred and thirty-nine.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:43 - The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasu'pha, the sons of Tabba'oth,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:44 - the sons of Keros, the sons of Si'aha, the sons of Padon,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:45 - the sons of Leba'nah, the sons of Hag'abah, 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 Re-ai'ah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:48 - the sons of Rezin, the sons of Neko'da, the sons of Gazzam,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:49 - the sons of Uzza, the sons of Pase'ah, the sons of Besai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:50 - the sons of Asnah, the sons of Me-u'nim, the sons of Nephi'sim,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:51 - the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Haku'pha, the sons of Harhur,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:52 - the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehi'da, the sons of Harsha,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:53 - the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sis'era, the sons of Temah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:54 - the sons of Nezi'ah, and the sons of Hati'pha.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:55 - The sons of Solomon's servants: the sons of So'tai, the sons of Hasso'phereth, the sons of Peru'da,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:56 - the sons of Ja'alah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:57 - the sons of Shephati'ah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Po'chereth-hazzeba'im, and the sons of Ami.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:58 - All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon's servants were three hundred and ninety-two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:59 - The following were those who came up from Tel-me'lah, Tel-har'sha, 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 Delai'ah, the sons of Tobi'ah, and the sons of Neko'da, six hundred and fifty-two.

Priests Removed

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:61 - Also, of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habai'ah, the sons of Hakkoz, and the sons of Barzil'lai (who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzil'lai 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 forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:65 - besides their menservants and maidservants, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred male and female singers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:66 - Their horses were seven hundred and thirty-six, their mules were two hundred and forty-five,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:67 - their camels were four hundred and thirty-five, and their asses were six thousand seven hundred and twenty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:68 - Some of the heads of families, when they came to the house of the LORD which 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 sixty-one thousand darics of gold, five thousand minas of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:70 - The priests, the Levites, and some of the people lived in Jerusalem and its vicinity; and the singers, the gatekeepers, and the temple servants lived in their towns, and all Israel in their towns.

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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