Ezra 2
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1And these are the children of the province who went up out of the captivity, of those who had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon. And these came again to Jerusalem and Judah, each one to his city. 2These are the ones who came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. This is the number of the men of the people of the children of Israel: 3The children of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two. 4The children of Shephatiah, three hundred and seventy-two. 5The children of Arah, seven hundred and seventy-five. 6The children of Pahath-Moab, of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve. 7The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred and fifty-four. 8The children of Zattu, nine hundred and forty-five. 9The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and sixty. 10The children of Bani, six hundred and forty-two. 11The children of Bebai, six hundred and twenty-three. 12The children of Azgad, a thousand two hundred and twenty-two. 13The children of Adonikam, six hundred and sixty-six. 14The children of Bigvai, two thousand and fifty-six. 15The children of Adin, four hundred and fifty-four. 16The children of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety-eight. 17The children of Bezai, three hundred and twenty-three. 18The children of Jorah, a hundred and twelve. 19The children of Hashum, two hundred and twenty-three. 20The children of Gibbar, ninety-five. 21The children of Bethlehem, a hundred and twenty-three. 22The men of Netophah, fifty-six. 23The men of Anathoth, a hundred and twenty-eight. 24The children of Azmaveth, forty-two. 25The children of Kirjath-Arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth seven hundred and forty-three. 26The children of Ramah and Geba, six hundred and twenty-one. 27The men of Michmas, a hundred and twenty-two. 28The men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred and twenty-three. 29The men of Nebo, fifty-two. 30The men of Magbish, a hundred and fifty-six. 31The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred and fifty-four. 32The children of Harim, three hundred and twenty. 33The children of Lod, Hadid and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-five. 34The children of Jericho, three hundred and forty-five. 35The children of Senaah, three thousand, six hundred and thirty.

36The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three. 37The children of Immer, a thousand and fifty-two. 38The children of Pashhur, a thousand two hundred and forty-seven. 39The children of Harim, a thousand and seventeen.

40The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah seventy-four. 41The singers: the children of Asaph, a hundred and twenty-eight. 42The children of the gatekeepers: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, in all a hundred and thirty-nine.

43The temple servants: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth, 44The children of Keros, the children of Siaha, the children of Padon, 45The children of Lebanah, the children of Hagabah, the children of Akkub, 46The children of Hagab, the children of Shalmai, the children of Hanan, 47The children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, the children of Reaiah 48The children of Rezin, the children of Nekoda, the children of Gazzam, 49The children of Uzza, the children of Paseah, the children of Besai, 50The children of Asnah, the children of Meunim, the children of Nephusim, 51The children of Bakbuk, the children of Hakupha, the children of Harhur, 52The children of Bazluth, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha, 53The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Tamah, 54The children of Neziah, the children of Hatipha.

55The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, the children of Sophereth, the children of Peruda, 56The children of Jaala, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel, 57The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of Ami.

58All the temple servants, and the children of Solomon's servants three hundred and ninety-two.

59And these were they who went up from Tel-Melah, Tel-Harsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they could not verify their father's house and their seed, whether they were of Israel: 60The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred and fifty-two.

61And of the children of the priests, the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai (who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name). 62These looked for their family records among the genealogy, but they were not found. Therefore they were deemed polluted and removed from the priesthood. 63And the governor said to them that they should not eat of the most holy things until there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

64The whole congregation together was forty-two thousand, three hundred and sixty, 65Besides their servants and their maids, seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven. And among them were two hundred singing men and singing women. 66Their horses were seven hundred and thirty-six, their mules two hundred and forty-five, 67Their camels four hundred and thirty-five, and their donkeys six thousand seven hundred and twenty.

68And some of the chief of the fathers, when they came to the house of the LORD at Jerusalem, offered freely for the house of God to set it up in its place. 69They gave according to their ability to the treasury of the work, sixty-one thousand drachmas of gold, and five thousand minas of silver, and one hundred priestly garments.

70And the priests, and the Levites, and some of the people, and the singers, and the gatekeepers, and the temple servants lived in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.

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