2 Now these are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles,p whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylonq had taken captive to Babylon (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to their own town,r 2 in company with Zerubbabel,s Joshua,t Nehemiah, Seraiah,u Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum and Baanah):
The list of the men of the people of Israel:
3 the descendants of Paroshv 2,172
13 of Adonikamw 666
21 the men of Bethlehemx 123
25 of Kiriath Jearim,a Kephirah and Beeroth 743
26 of Ramahy and Geba 621
28 of Bethel and Aiz 223
34 of Jerichoa 345
the descendants of Jedaiahb (through the family of Jeshua) 973
37 of Immerc 1,052
38 of Pashhurd 1,247
39 of Harime 1,017
40 The Levites:f
the descendants of Jeshuag and Kadmiel (of the line of Hodaviah) 74
41 The musicians:h
the descendants of Asaph 128
42 The gatekeepersi of the temple:
the descendants of
Shallum, Ater, Talmon,
Akkub, Hatita and Shobai 139
43 The temple servants:j
the descendants of
Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,
the descendants of
Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda,
Pokereth-Hazzebaim and Ami
58 The temple servantsk and the descendants of the servants of Solomon 392
59 The following came up from the towns of Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon and Immer, but they could not show that their families were descendedl from Israel:
Delaiah, Tobiah and Nekoda 652
The descendants of
Hobaiah, Hakkoz and Barzillai (a man who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileaditem and was called by that name).
62 These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthoodn as unclean. 63 The governor ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred foodo until there was a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.p
64 The whole company numbered 42,360, 65 besides their 7,337 male and female slaves; and they also had 200 male and female singers.q 66 They had 736 horses,r 245 mules, 67 435 camels and 6,720 donkeys.
68 When they arrived at the house of the Lord in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the familiess gave freewill offerings toward the rebuilding of the house of God on its site. 69 According to their ability they gave to the treasury for this work 61,000 daricsb of gold, 5,000 minasc of silver and 100 priestly garments.
70 The priests, the Levites, the musicians, the gatekeepers and the temple servants settled in their own towns, along with some of the other people, and the rest of the Israelites settled in their towns.t
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