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Nehemiah 11
New Living Translation

The People Occupy Jerusalem

11The leaders of the people were living in Jerusalem, the holy city. A tenth of the people from the other towns of Judah and Benjamin were chosen by sacred lots to live there, too, while the rest stayed where they were.H8269H5971H3427H3389H7605H5971H5307H1486H935H259H6235H3427H3389H6944H5892H8672H3027H5892 2And the people commended everyone who volunteered to resettle in Jerusalem.H5971H1288H582H5068H3427H3389 3Here is a list of the names of the provincial officials who came to live in Jerusalem. (Most of the people, priests, Levites, Temple servants, and descendants of Solomon's servants continued to live in their own homes in the various towns of Judah,H7218H4082H3427H3389H5892H3063H3427H376H272H5892H3478H3548H3881H5411H1121H8010H5650 4but some of the people from Judah and Benjamin resettled in Jerusalem.) From the tribe of Judah: Athaiah son of Uzziah, son of Zechariah, son of Amariah, son of Shephatiah, son of Mahalalel, of the family of Perez.H3389H3427H1121H3063H1121H1144H1121H3063H6265H1121H5818H1121H2148H1121H568H1121H8203H1121H4111H1121H6557 5Also Maaseiah son of Baruch, son of Col-hozeh, son of Hazaiah, son of Adaiah, son of Joiarib, son of Zechariah, of the family of Shelah.H4641H1121H1263H1121H3626H1121H2382H1121H5718H1121H3114H1121H2148H1121H8023 6There were 468 descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem—all outstanding men.H1121H6557H3427H3389H702H3967H8346H8083H2428H582 7From the tribe of Benjamin: Sallu son of Meshullam, son of Joed, son of Pedaiah, son of Kolaiah, son of Maaseiah, son of Ithiel, son of Jeshaiah.H1121H1144H5543H1121H4918H1121H3133H1121H6305H1121H6964H1121H4641H1121H384H1121H3470 8After him were Gabbai and Sallai and a total of 928 relatives.H310H1373H5543H8672H3967H6242H8083 9Their chief officer was Joel son of Zicri, who was assisted by Judah son of Hassenuah, second-in-command over the city.H3100H1121H2147H6496H3063H1121H5574H4932H5892 10From the priests: Jedaiah son of Joiarib; Jakin;H3548H3048H1121H3114H3199 11and Seraiah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub, the supervisor of the Temple of God.H8304H1121H2518H1121H4918H1121H6659H1121H4812H1121H285H5057H1004H430 12Also 822 of their associates, who worked at the Temple. Also Adaiah son of Jeroham, son of Pelaliah, son of Amzi, son of Zechariah, son of Pashhur, son of Malkijah,H251H6213H4399H1004H8083H3967H6242H8147H5718H1121H3395H1121H6421H1121H557H1121H2148H1121H6583H1121H4441 13along with 242 of his associates, who were heads of their families. Also Amashsai son of Azarel, son of Ahzai, son of Meshillemoth, son of Immer,H251H7218H1H8147H3967H705H8147H6023H1121H5832H1121H273H1121H4919H1121H564 14and 128 of his outstanding associates. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.H251H1368H2428H3967H6242H8083H6496H2068H1121H1419 15From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, son of Azrikam, son of Hashabiah, son of Bunni.H3881H8098H1121H2815H1121H5840H1121H2811H1121H1138 16Also Shabbethai and Jozabad, who were in charge of the work outside the Temple of God.H7678H3107H7218H3881H2435H4399H1004H430 17Also Mattaniah son of Mica, son of Zabdi, a descendant of Asaph, who led in thanksgiving and prayer. Also Bakbukiah, who was Mattaniah's assistant, and Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun.H4983H1121H4316H1121H2067H1121H623H7218H8462H3034H8605H1229H4932H251H5653H1121H8051H1121H1559H1121H3038 18In all, there were 284 Levites in the holy city.H3881H6944H5892H3967H8084H702 19From the gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon, and 172 of their associates, who guarded the gates.H7778H6126H2929H251H8104H8179H3967H7657H8147 20The other priests, Levites, and the rest of the Israelites lived wherever their family inheritance was located in any of the towns of Judah.H7605H3478H3548H3881H5892H3063H376H5159 21The Temple servants, however, whose leaders were Ziha and Gishpa, all lived on the hill of Ophel.H5411H3427H6077H6727H1658H5411 22The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, son of Hashabiah, son of Mattaniah, son of Mica, a descendant of Asaph, whose family served as singers at God's Temple.H6496H3881H3389H5813H1121H1137H1121H2811H1121H4983H1121H4316H1121H623H7891H5048H4399H1004H430 23Their daily responsibilities were carried out according to the terms of a royal command.H4428H4687H548H7891H1697H3117 24Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, a descendant of Zerah son of Judah, was the royal adviser in all matters of public administration.H6611H1121H4898H1121H2226H1121H3063H4428H3027H1697H5971 25As for the surrounding villages with their open fields, some of the people of Judah lived in Kiriath-arba with its settlements, Dibon with its settlements, and Jekabzeel with its villages.H2691H7704H1121H3063H3427H7153H2691H1769H1323H3343H1323 26They also lived in Jeshua, Moladah, Beth-pelet,H3442H4137H1046 27Hazar-shual, Beersheba with its settlements,H2705H884H1323 28Ziklag, and Meconah with its settlements.H6860H4368H1323 29They also lived in En-rimmon, Zorah, Jarmuth,H5884H6881H3412 30Zanoah, and Adullam with their surrounding villages. They also lived in Lachish with its nearby fields and Azekah with its surrounding villages. So the people of Judah were living all the way from Beersheba in the south to the valley of Hinnom.H2182H5725H2691H3923H7704H5825H1323H2583H884H1516H2011 31Some of the people of Benjamin lived at Geba, Micmash, Aija, and Bethel with its settlements.H1121H1144H1387H4363H5857H1008H1323 32They also lived in Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,H6068H5011H6055 33Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,H2674H7414H1664 34Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,H2307H6650H5041 35Lod, Ono, and the Valley of Craftsmen.H3850H207H1516H2791H2798 36Some of the Levites who lived in Judah were sent to live with the tribe of Benjamin.H3881H4256H3063H1144


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