Nehemiah 11:1
Good News Translation
The leaders settled in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people drew lots to choose one family out of every ten to go and live in the holy city of Jerusalem, while the rest were to live in the other cities and towns.

Contemporary English Version
The nation's leaders and their families settled in Jerusalem. But there was room for only one out of every ten of the remaining families, and so they asked God to show them who would live there.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the princes of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: but the rest of the people cast lots, to take one part in ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.

New American Bible
The administrators took up residence in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one man in ten to reside in Jerusalem, the holy city, while the other nine would remain in the other cities.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the princes of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: but the rest of the people cast lots, to take one part in ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.

the rulers.

Nehemiah 7:4,5 And the city was very wide and great, and the people few in the midst thereof, and the houses were not built. . . .

Deuteronomy 17:8,9 If thou perceive that there be among you a hard and doubtful matter in judgment between blood and blood, cause and cause, leprosy and leprosy: and thou see that the words of the judges within thy gates do vary: arise, and go up to the place, which the Lord thy God shall choose. . . .

Psalm 122:5 Because their seats have sat in judgment, seats upon the house of David.

cast lots.

Nehemiah 10:34 And we cast lots among the priests, and the Levites, and the people for the offering of wood, that it might be brought into the house of our God by the houses of our fathers at set times, from year to year: to burn upon the altar of the Lord our God, as it is written in the law of Moses:

Joshua 18:10 And he cast lots before the Lord in Silo, and divided the land to the children of Israel into seven parts.

1 Chronicles 26:13 And they cast lots equally, both little and great, by their families for every one of the gates.

Proverbs 16:33 Lots are cast into the lap, but they are disposed of by the Lord.

Acts 1:24 And praying, they said: Thou, Lord, who knowest the heart of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,

one of ten.

Judges 20:9,10 But this we will do in common against Gabaa: . . .

the holy.

Nehemiah 11:18 All the Levites in the holy city were two hundred eighty-four.

Isaiah 48:2 For they are called of the holy city, and are established upon the God of Israel: the Lord of hosts is his name.

Isaiah 52:1 Arise, arise, put on thy strength, O Sion, put on the garments of thy glory, O Jerusalem, the city of the Holy One: for henceforth the uncircumcised, and unclean shall no more pass through thee.

Matthew 4:5 Then the devil took him up into the holy city, and set him upon the pinnacle of the temple,

Matthew 27:53 And coming out of the tombs after his resurrection, came into the holy city and appeared to many.

Context
The New Settlers in Jerusalem
1And the princes of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: but the rest of the people cast lots, to take one part in ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.2And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:5
Then the devil took him up into the holy city, and set him upon the pinnacle of the temple,

Acts 1:26
And they gave them lot, and the lot fell upon Matthias, and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.

1 Chronicles 9:3
And in Jerusalem dwelt of the children of Juda, and of the children of Benjamin, and of the children of Ephraim, and of Manasses.

Nehemiah 7:4
And the city was very wide and great, and the people few in the midst thereof, and the houses were not built.

Nehemiah 10:34
And we cast lots among the priests, and the Levites, and the people for the offering of wood, that it might be brought into the house of our God by the houses of our fathers at set times, from year to year: to burn upon the altar of the Lord our God, as it is written in the law of Moses:

Nehemiah 11:18
All the Levites in the holy city were two hundred eighty-four.

Isaiah 48:2
For they are called of the holy city, and are established upon the God of Israel: the Lord of hosts is his name.

Isaiah 52:1
Arise, arise, put on thy strength, O Sion, put on the garments of thy glory, O Jerusalem, the city of the Holy One: for henceforth the uncircumcised, and unclean shall no more pass through thee.

Additional Translations
Now the leaders of the people settled in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in the holy city of Jerusalem, while the remaining nine were to dwell in their own cities.And the rulers of the people dwelled at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts to dwell in other cities.

And the princes of the people dwelt in Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.

And the chiefs of the people dwelt in Jerusalem: and the rest of the people cast lots, to bring one of every ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.

And the princes of the people dwelt in Jerusalem; and the rest of the people cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem, the holy city, and nine parts in the cities.

And the princes of the people dwelt in Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.

And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts to dwell in other cities.

The princes of the people lived in Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the [other] cities.

And the heads of the people dwell in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people have caused to fall lots to bring in one out of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the cities,
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