Nehemiah, Chapter 11

11:1 And the princes of the people dwelt in Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the [other] cities.
11:2 And the people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
11:3 Now these are the chiefs of the province who dwelt in Jerusalem: but in the cities of Judah dwelt every one in his possession in their cities, [to wit,] Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and those given [to temple service], and the sons of Solomon's slaves.
11:4 And in Jerusalem dwelt certain of the sons of Judah, and of the sons of Benjamin. Of the sons of Judah: Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalalel, of the sons of Perez;
11:5 and Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Colhozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of the Shilonite.
11:6 All the sons of Perez who dwelt in Jerusalem were four hundred threescore and eight valiant men.
11:7 And these are the sons 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 Jeshaiah.
11:8 And after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty and eight.
11:9 And Joel the son of Zichri was their overseer; and Judah the son of Hassenuah was second over the city.
11:10 Of the priests: Jedaiah the son of Joiarib, Jachin,
11:11 Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the leader of the house of God,
11:12 and their brothers who did the work of the house, eight hundred twenty and 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,
11:13 and his brothers, chiefs of fathers' [houses], two hundred forty and two; and Amashsai the son of Azarel, the son of Ahzai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,
11:14 and their brothers, mighty men of valor, a hundred twenty and eight; and their overseer was Zabdiel, the son of Haggedolim.
11:15 And of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
11:16 and Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chiefs of the Levites, who had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God;
11:17 and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the chief of praise, he led in prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brothers; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
11:18 All the Levites in the holy city were 284.
11:19 Moreover the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and their brothers, that kept watch at the gates, were a hundred seventy and two.
11:20 And the remnant of Israel, of the Levitical priests, were in all the cities of Judah, every one in his inheritance.
11:21 But those given [to temple service] dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gishpa were over those given [to temple service].
11:22 The overseer also 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, over the business of the house of God.
11:23 For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.
11:24 And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabel, of the sons of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
11:25 And as for the villages, with their fields, some of the sons of Judah dwelt in Kiriath-arba and its towns, and in Dibon and its towns, and in Jekabzeel and its villages,
11:26 and in Jeshua, and in Moladah, and Beth-pelet,
11:27 and in Hazar-shual, and in Beer-sheba and its towns,
11:28 and in Ziklag, and in Meconah and in its towns,
11:29 and in En-rimmon, and in Zorah, and in Jarmuth,
11:30 Zanoah, Adullam, and their villages, Lachish and its fields, Azekah and its towns. So they encamped from Beer-sheba to the valley of Hinnom.
11:31 The sons of Benjamin also [dwelt] from Geba [onward], at Michmash and Aija, and at Beth-el and its towns,
11:32 at Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,
11:33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,
11:34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,
11:35 Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen.
11:36 And of the Levites, certain courses in Judah [were joined] to Benjamin.

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