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Nehemiah 11

The rulers, voluntary men, and the tenth man chosen by lot, dwell at Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 11:1 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. Nehemiah 11:2 And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.

A catalogue of their names.

Nehemiah 11:3 And these are the chiefs of the province that dwelt in Jerusalem; but in the cities of Judah dwelt every one in his possession in their cities, Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the Nethinim, and the children of Solomon's servants. Nehemiah 11:4 And in Jerusalem dwelt some of the children of Judah and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah: Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of Pherez; Nehemiah 11:5 and Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Col-hozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of Shiloni. Nehemiah 11:6 All the children of Pherez that dwelt in Jerusalem were four hundred and sixty-eight valiant men. Nehemiah 11:7 And these are the children of Benjamin: Sallu the 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 Isaiah; Nehemiah 11:8 and after him, Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred and twenty-eight: Nehemiah 11:9 and Joel the son of Zicri was their overseer, and Judah the son of Senuah was second over the city. Nehemiah 11:10 Of the priests: Jedaiah [the son of] Joiarib, Jachin, Nehemiah 11:11 Seraiah the son of Hilkijah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God. Nehemiah 11:12 And their brethren that did the work of the house, eight hundred and twenty-two; and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malchijah; Nehemiah 11:13 and his brethren, chief fathers, two hundred and forty-two; and Amassai the son of Azareel, the son of Ahzai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer; Nehemiah 11:14 and their brethren, mighty men of valour, a hundred and twenty-eight: and their overseer was Zabdiel the son of Gedolim. Nehemiah 11:15 And of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni; Nehemiah 11:16 and Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chiefs of the Levites, [who were] over the outward work of the house of God; Nehemiah 11:17 and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, [who was] the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer; and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun: Nehemiah 11:18 all the Levites in the holy city were two hundred and eighty-four. Nehemiah 11:19 And the doorkeepers, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren, that kept watch at the gates, were a hundred and seventy-two.

The residue dwell in other cities.

Nehemiah 11:20 And the residue of Israel, the priests, [and] the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, every one in his inheritance. Nehemiah 11:21 And the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel; and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinim. Nehemiah 11:22 And the overseer of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica, of the sons of Asaph, the singers, for the work of the house of God. Nehemiah 11:23 For it was the king's commandment concerning them, and there was a settled portion for the singers, due for each day. Nehemiah 11:24 And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people. Nehemiah 11:25 And as to the hamlets in their fields, [some] of the children of Judah dwelt in Kirjath-Arba and its dependent villages, and in Dibon and its dependent villages, and in Jekabzeel and its dependent villages, Nehemiah 11:26 and in Jeshua, and in Moladah, and in Beth-phelet, Nehemiah 11:27 and in Hazar-Shual, and in Beer-sheba and its dependent villages, Nehemiah 11:28 and in Ziklag, and in Meconah and its dependent villages; Nehemiah 11:29 and in En-Rimmon, and in Zorah, and in Jarmuth, Nehemiah 11:30 Zanoah, Adullam, and their hamlets, in Lachish and its fields, in Azekah and its dependent villages: and they encamped from Beer-sheba unto the valley of Hinnom. Nehemiah 11:31 And the children of Benjamin from Geba [dwelt] in Michmash and Aija and Bethel, and their dependent villages, Nehemiah 11:32 in Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah, Nehemiah 11:33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim, Nehemiah 11:34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat, Nehemiah 11:35 Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen. Nehemiah 11:36 And of the Levites there were divisions of Judah [dwelling] in Benjamin.

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