Nehemiah 11


Lots Cast Over Jerusalem

1And [5were settled 1the 2rulers 3of the 4people] in Jerusalem. And the rest of the people cast lots to bring one from every ten to settle in Jerusalem [3city 1the 2holy], and nine parts in the other cities. 2And [3blessed 1the 2people] all the men of the ones willing to settle in Jerusalem. 3And these are the rulers of the place, the ones they settled in Jerusalem, and in the cities of Judah. [2settled 1Every man] in his possession in their cities -- Israelites, the priests, and the Levites, and the Nethinim, and the sons of the servants of Solomon. 4And in Jerusalem were settled some from the sons of Judah, and from the sons of Benjamin. From the sons of Judah; Athaiah son of Uzziah, son of Zechariah, son of Amariah, son of Shephatiah, son of Mahalaleel, and of the sons of Perez; 5Maaseiah son of Baruch, son of Col-hozeh, son of Hazaiah, son of Adaiah, son of Joiarib, son of Zechariah, son of the Shiloni. 6All the sons of Perez, the ones settling down in Jerusalem were four hundred sixty-eight men of power. 7And these are the sons of Benjamin; Sallu son of Meshullam, son of Joed, son of Pedaiah, son of Kolaiah, son of Masseiah, son of Ithiel, son of Jesaiah. 8And after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty-eight. 9And Joel son of Zichri was overseer over them; and Judah son of Senuah over the city was second. 10Of the priests; even Jadaiah son of Joiarib, Jachin. 11Seraiah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Maraioth, son of Ahitub ruling the house of God. 12And their brethren doing the work of the house -- eight hundred twenty-two; and Adaiah, son of Jeroham, son of Pelaliah, of the son of Amzi, son of Zechariah, son of Pashur, son of Malchiah. 13And his brethren the rulers of families -- two hundred forty-two; even Amashai son of Azareel, son of Sikiah, son of Meshillemoth, son of Immer, 14and his brethren, mighty men of battle array -- a hundred twenty-eight. And overseer over them was Zabdiel, son of the great ones. 15And from the Levites; Shemaiah son of Hashub, son of Azrikam, son of Hashabiah son of Bunni, 16and Shabbethai and Jozabad were over the works of the house of God, the outermost; and of the rulers of the Levites. 17And Mattaniah son of Micha, son Zechri son of Asaph was one in charge of the praise, and Juda of the prayer, and Bakbukiah second of of his brethren, and Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun. 18All the Levites in the [2city 1holy] -- two hundred eighty-four. 19And the gatekeepers; Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren, the ones guarding at the gates -- a hundred seventy-two. 20And the rest of Israel, and the priests, and the Levites were in all the cities of Judah, every man in his inheritance. 21And the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel; and Ziha and Gispa were of the Nethinim. 22And the overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, son of Hashabiah, son of Mattaniah, son of Micha, from the sons of Asaph the singers before the work of the house of God. 23For a commandment of the king was upon them, and it continued in trust unto the singers a reckoning each day in its day. 24And Pethahiah son of Meshezabeel of the sons of Zerah, son of Judah, was by the hand of the king for all matters concerning the people. 25And for the properties in their fields, some from the sons of Judah settled in Kirjath-arba, and in her daughter towns, and in Dibon, and in her daughter towns, and in Jekabseel, and in her courtyards, 26and in Jeshua, and in Moladah, and in Beth-phelet, 27and in Hazar-shual and in Beer-sheba, and her daughter towns, 28and in Ziklag, and in Mabne, and in her daughter towns, 29and in Rimmon, and in Zereah, and in Jarmuth, 30and in Zanoah, and Adullam, and her properties, and in Lachish, and her fields, and in Azekah, and in her daughter towns. And they camped in Beer-sheba unto the ravine of Hinnom. 31And the sons of Benjamin dwelt from Geba and unto Michmash, and Aija, and Beth-el, and her daughter towns; 32and in Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah, 33Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim, 34Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat, 35Lod, and Ono-kareseim. 36And of the Levites there were portions in Judah and Benjamin.
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