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 Nehemiah 11:1 - 24
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   Book of Nehemiah
   Chapter 11
11:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now the leaders of the people settled in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of every ten to live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while the remaining nine were to stay in their own towns.
 
11:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The people commended all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
 
11:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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These are the provincial leaders who settled in Jerusalem (now some Israelites, priests, Levites, temple servants and descendants of Solomon's servants lived in the towns of Judah, each on his own property in the various towns,
 
11:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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while other people from both Judah and Benjamin lived in Jerusalem): From the descendants of Judah: Athaiah son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalalel, a descendant of Perez;
 
11:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and Maaseiah son of Baruch, the son of Col-Hozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, a descendant of Shelah.
 
11:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The descendants of Perez who lived in Jerusalem totaled 468 able men.
 
11:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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From the descendants of Benjamin: Sallu 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 Jeshaiah,
 
11:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai - 928 men.
 
11:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Joel son of Zicri was their chief officer, and Judah son of Hassenuah was over the Second District of the city.
 
11:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin;
 
11:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Seraiah son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, supervisor in the house of God,
 
11:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and their associates, who carried on work for the temple - 822 men; Adaiah son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malkijah,
 
11:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and his associates, who were heads of families - 242 men; Amashsai son of Azarel, the son of Ahzai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,
 
11:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and his F27 associates, who were able men - 128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.
 
11:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
 
11:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Shabbethai and Jozabad, two of the heads of the Levites, who had charge of the outside work of the house of God;
 
11:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Mattaniah son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, the director who led in thanksgiving and prayer; Bakbukiah, second among his associates; and Abda son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
 
11:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The Levites in the holy city totaled 284.
 
11:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates - 172 men.
 
11:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, each on his ancestral property.
 
11:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The temple servants lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them.
 
11:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica. Uzzi was one of Asaph's descendants, who were the singers responsible for the service of the house of God.
 
11:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The singers were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.
 
11:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, one of the descendants of Zerah son of Judah, was the king's agent in all affairs relating to the people.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F27 Most Septuagint manuscripts; Hebrew their

 
 

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