Nehemiah 11 ©

1 The rulers, together with every tenth man taken by lot, and those that offered voluntarily, dwell at Jerusalem. 3 A catalogue of their names. 20 The residue of the people dwell in other cities.


AND the arulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also bcast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the choly city, and nine parts to dwell in other cities.


And the people dblessed all the men, that ewillingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.


¶Now these are the chief of the province that dwelt in Jerusalem: but in the cities of Judah dwelt every one in his possession in their cities, *to wit, fIsrael, the priests, and the Levites, and the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants.


And at Jerusalem dwelt certain of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah; Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of 1Perez;


And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Col-hozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of gShiloni.


All the sons of Perez that dwelt at Jerusalem were hfour hundred threescore and eight valiant men.


And these iare the sons of Benjamin; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jesaiah.


And after him Gabbai, Sallai, jnine hundred twenty and eight.


And Joel the son of Zichri was their koverseer: and Judah the son of Senuah was second over the city.


lOf the priests: Jedaiah the son of Joiarib, Jachin.


Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, was the 2ruler of the house of God.


And their brethren that did the work of the house were eight hundred twenty and two: and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashur, the son of Malchiah,


And his brethren, chief of the fathers, two hundred forty and two: and Amashai the son of Azareel, the son of Ahasai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,


And their brethren, mighty men of valour, man hundred twenty and eight: and their overseer was Zabdiel, 3the son of one of the great men.


Also nof the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;


And Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chief of the Levites, 4had the oversight of the ooutward business of the house of God.


And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of 5Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.


All the Levites in the pholy city were two hundred fourscore and four.


Moreover the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren that kept 6the gates, were an hundred seventy and two.


¶And qthe residue of Israel, of the priests, and the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, revery one in his inheritance.

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sBut the Nethinims dwelt in 7Ophel: and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinims.


The overseer also of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph, the singers were over tthe business of the house of God.

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For it was uthe king's commandment concerning them, that 8a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.


And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of 9Zerah the son of Judah, vwas at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.


And for the villages, with their fields, some of the children of Judah dwelt at wKirjath-arba, and in the villages thereof, and at Dibon, and in the villages thereof, and at Jekabzeel, and in the villages thereof,


And at Jeshua, and at xMoladah, and at yBeth-phelet,


And at zHazar-shual, and at aBeer-sheba, and in the villages thereof,


And at bZiklag, and at Mekonah, and in the villages thereof,


And at cEn-rimmon, and at dZareah, and at eJarmuth,


fZanoah, Adullam, and in their villages, at gLachish, and the fields thereof, at hAzekah, and in the villages thereof. And they dwelt from iBeer-sheba unto the valley of Hinnom.


The children also of Benjamin jfrom 10Geba dwelt 11at Michmash, and Aija, and Beth-el, and in their villages,


And at kAnathoth, Nob, Ananiah,


Hazor, Ramah, lGittaim,


Hadid, mZeboim, Neballat,


nLod, and Ono, the ovalley of craftsmen.


And pof the Levites were divisions in Judah, and in Benjamin.