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Nehemiah 7

Nehemiah committeth the charge of Jerusalem to Hanani and Hananiah.

Nehemiah 7:1 Now when the wall was builded, I hanged on the doores also, and the porters, singers, and Leuites, were appoynted: Nehemiah 7:2 And I commaunded my brother Hanani, and Hanania the ruler of the castle at Hierusalem, (for he was a faithfull man, and feared God more then did many other) Nehemiah 7:3 And saide vnto them: Let not the gates of Hierusalem be opened vntil the sunne be whot: and while they stand by, let them shut the doores & barre them. And we appoynted certaine citezins of Hierusalem to be watchmen, euery one to keepe his watch, and euery one to be ouer against his house. Nehemiah 7:4 As for the citie, it was large of roome, and great, but the people were fewe therein, and the houses were not builded.

A register of the genealogy of them which came at the first out of Babylon,

Nehemiah 7:5 And God gaue me in myne heart that I gathered together the principal men, and the officers, & the people, to number them: and I founde a register of the number of them which came vp before, and founde written therein, Nehemiah 7:6 These are the sonnes of the lande that went vp from the captiuitie that was caried away, whom Nabuchodonosor the king of Babylon had brought away, and came againe to Hierusalem and Iuda, euery one vnto his citie. Nehemiah 7:7 They which came with Zorobabel are these: Iesua, Nehemia, Asariah, Raamia, Nahamani, Mardochee, Belsan, Mesperath, Beguai, Nahum, and Baanah. This is the number of the men of the people of Israel:

of the people,

Nehemiah 7:8 The children of Pharaos, were two thousand an hundred seuentie and two. Nehemiah 7:9 The children of Saphatia, three hundred seuentie and two. Nehemiah 7:10 The children of Arah, sixe hundred fiftie and two. Nehemiah 7:11 The children of the captayne of Moab among the children of Iesua & Ioab, two thousand eyght hundred and eighteene. Nehemiah 7:12 The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred fiftie and foure. Nehemiah 7:13 The children of Zathua, eyght hundred fouretie and fiue. Nehemiah 7:14 The children of Zachai, seuen hundred and threescore. Nehemiah 7:15 The children of Bannui, sixe hundred fouretie and eyght. Nehemiah 7:16 The children of Bebai, sixe hundred twentie and eyght. Nehemiah 7:17 The children of Asgad, two thousand three hundred twentie and two. Nehemiah 7:18 The children of Adonicam, sixe hundred threescore and seuen. Nehemiah 7:19 The children of Beguai, two thousand threescore and seuen. Nehemiah 7:20 The children of Adin, sixe hundred fiftie and fiue. Nehemiah 7:21 The children of Ater of Hezekia, ninetie and eyght. Nehemiah 7:22 The children of Hasem, three hundred twentie and eyght. Nehemiah 7:23 The children of Bezai, three hundred twentie and foure. Nehemiah 7:24 The children of Hariph, an hundred and twelue. Nehemiah 7:25 The children of Gibeon, ninetie and fiue. Nehemiah 7:26 The men of Bethlehem and Nethophah, an hundred fourescore and eyght. Nehemiah 7:27 The men of Anathoth, an hundred twentie and eyght. Nehemiah 7:28 The men of Bethasmaueth, fouretie and two. Nehemiah 7:29 The men of Kariathiarim, Cephira, and Beeroth, seuen hundred fouretie and three. Nehemiah 7:30 The men of Ramah and Geba, sixe hundred twentie and one. Nehemiah 7:31 The men of Michmas, an hundred twentie and two. Nehemiah 7:32 The men of Bethel and Ai, an hundred twentie and three. Nehemiah 7:33 The men of the other Nebo, fiftie and two. Nehemiah 7:34 The childre of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fiftie and foure. Nehemiah 7:35 The children of Harim, three hundred and twentie. Nehemiah 7:36 The children of Iericho, three hundred fourtie and fiue. Nehemiah 7:37 The children of Lodhadid and Ono, seuen hundred twentie and one. Nehemiah 7:38 The children of Senaa, three thousand nine hundred and thirtie.

of the priests,

Nehemiah 7:39 The priestes: The children of Iedaia, of the house of Iesua, nine hundred seuentie and three. Nehemiah 7:40 The children of Immer, a thousand fiftie and two. Nehemiah 7:41 The children of Phashur, a thousand two hundred fourtie and seuen. Nehemiah 7:42 The children of Harim, a thousand and seuenteene.

of the Levites,

Nehemiah 7:43 The Leuites: The children of Iesua of Cadmiel and of the children of Hodiiah, seuentie and foure.

Nehemiah 7:44 The singers: The children of Asaph, an hundred fourtie and eyght.

Nehemiah 7:45 The porters: The childre of Sallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Accub, the children of Hatita, the children of Sobai, [altogether] an hundred thirtie & eyght.

of the Nethinims,

Nehemiah 7:46 The Nethinims: The children of Siha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tebbaoth, Nehemiah 7:47 The children of Ceros, the children of Sia, the children of Phadon, Nehemiah 7:48 The children of Lebanah, the children of Hagaba, the children of Salmai, Nehemiah 7:49 The children of Hanan, the children of Giddel, the children of Gaher, Nehemiah 7:50 The children of Reaiah, the children of Resin, the children of Necodah, Nehemiah 7:51 The children of Gazzam, the children of Uzza, the children of Phasea, Nehemiah 7:52 The children of Besai, the children of Meunim, the children of Nephussim, Nehemiah 7:53 The children of Bacbuc, the children of Hacupha, the children of Harhur, Nehemiah 7:54 The children of Baslith, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsa, Nehemiah 7:55 The children of Barcos, the children of Sisera, the children of Thamah, Nehemiah 7:56 The children of Nesiah, the children of Hatipha,

of Solomon's servants,

Nehemiah 7:57 The childre of Solomons seruautes, the children of Sotai, the children of Sophereth, the children of Pharida, Nehemiah 7:58 The children of Iaala, the children of Darcon, the children of Giddel, Nehemiah 7:59 The children of Sephatiath, the childre of Hattil, the children of Phochereth of Sabaim, the children of Amon. Nehemiah 7:60 All these Nethinims and the children of Solomons seruauntes, were three hundred ninetie and two. Nehemiah 7:61 And these went vp also from Thelniela: Thelharsa, Cherub, Addon, and Immer: but they could not shew their fathers house, nor their seede, and that they were of Israel. Nehemiah 7:62 The children of Dalaiah, the children of Tobia, and the children of Necoda, sixe hundred fourtie and two.

and of the priests which could not find their pedigree.

Nehemiah 7:63 And of the priestes: the children of Habaiah, the children of Haccos, the childre of Barzillai, which toke one of ye daughters of Barzillai the Gileadice to wyfe, and was named after their name. Nehemiah 7:64 These sought their writing in the register of their generation, but they were not founde: therfore they were put from the priesthood. Nehemiah 7:65 And Athirsatha saide vnto them that they shoulde not eate of the most holy, tyll there came vp a priest which should were Urim and Thunimim.

The whole number of them, with their substance.

Nehemiah 7:66 And so the whole congregation together, was fourtie and two thousande three hundred and threescore, Nehemiah 7:67 Beside their seruauntes and maydens, of whom there were seuen thousand three hundred thirtie and seuen: And they had two hundred fourtie and fiue singing men and women. Nehemiah 7:68 Their horses seuen hundred thirtie and sixe: and their Mules two hundred fourtie and fiue: Nehemiah 7:69 The Camels foure hundred thirtie and fiue: sixe thousand seuen hundred and twentie Asses.

Their obligations.

Nehemiah 7:70 And certaine of the auncient fathers gaue vnto the worke: Athirsatha gaue to the treasure a thousand peeces of golde, fiftie basons, fiue hundred and thirtie priestes garmentes. Nehemiah 7:71 And some of the chiefe fathers gaue vnto the treasure of the worke, twentie thousand peeces of gold, & two thousand and two hundred pounde of siluer. Nehemiah 7:72 And the other people gaue twentie thousand peeces of golde, and two thousand pound of siluer, and threescore and seuen priestes garmentes. Nehemiah 7:73 And the priestes and Leuites, the porters, and the singers, and the other of the people, and the Nethinims, and all Israel, dwelt in their cities: And whe the seuenth moneth came, the children of Israel were in their cities.

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