The Bible in Its Traditions

Ezra 2:1–70

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Now these are the children of the province, that went up out of the captivity of those that had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away unto Babylon, and that returned unto Jerusalem and Judah, every one unto his city;

And these are the people of the land that went up, of the number of prisoners who were removed, whom Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon carried away to Babylon, and they returned to Juda and Jerusalem, every man to his city;

Now these are the sons of the province, who ascended from the captivity, whom Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, had transferred to Babylon, and who were returned to Jerusalem and to Judah, each one to his own city.

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who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel

Those who came with Zerubbabel: Joshua, Nehemiah, Seriah, Arelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Minianah, Bigvai, Arhom, and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel

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The children of Parosh, two thousand a hundred seventy and two.

The sons of Parosh, two thousand one hundred seventy-two.

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The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and two.

The sons of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy-two.

The descendants of Shephatiah, three hundred and seventy-two.

The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy and five.

The sons of Arah, seven hundred seventy-five.

The descendants of Arah, seven hundred and seventy-five.

The children of Pahath-moab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve.

The sons of Pahath-moab, of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred twelve.

The descendants of Sholtan-moab, of the descendants of Joshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve.

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The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.

The sons of Elam, one thousand two hundred fifty-four.

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The children of Zattu, nine hundred forty and five.

The sons of Zattu, nine hundred forty-five.

The descendants of Zatiah, nine hundred and forty-five.

The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and threescore.

The sons of Zaccai, seven hundred sixty.

The descendants of Zaccai, seven hundred and sixty.

10  The children of Bani, six hundred forty and two.

10  The sons of Bani, six hundred forty-two.

10  The descendants of Bani, six hundred and forty-two.

11  The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty and three.

11  The sons of Bebai, six hundred twenty-three.

11  The descendants of Bebai, six hundred and twenty-three.

12  The children of Azgad, a thousand two hundred twenty and two.

12  The sons of Azgad, one thousand two hundred twenty-two.

12  The descendants of Gadar, a thousand two hundred and twenty-two.

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13  The children of Adonikam, six hundred sixty and six.

13  The sons of Adonikam, six hundred sixty-six.

14  The children of Bigvai, two thousand fifty and six.

14  The sons of Bigvai, two thousand fifty-six.

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15  The children of Adin, four hundred fifty and four.

15  The sons of Adin, four hundred fifty-four.

15  The descendants of Adin, four hundred and sixty-four.

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16  The children of Ater, of Hezekiah, ninety and eight.

16  The sons of Ater, who were of Hezekiah, ninety-eight.

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17  The children of Bezai, three hundred twenty and three.

17  The sons of Bezai, three hundred twenty-three.

17  The descendants of Bezai, three hundred and twenty-three.

18  The children of Jorah, a hundred and twelve.

18  The sons of Jorah, one hundred twelve.

18  The descendants of Judah, a hundred and twelve.

19  The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty and three.

19  The sons of Hashum, two hundred twenty-three.

19  The descendants of Hashum, two hundred and twenty-three.

20  The children of Gibbar, ninety and five.

20  The sons of Gibbar, ninety-five.

20  The descendants of Gad, ninety-five.

21  The children of Beth-lehem, a hundred twenty and three.

21  The sons of Bethlehem, one hundred twenty-three.

21  The people of Bethlehem, one hundred and twenty-three.

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22  The men of Netophah, fifty and six.

22  The children of Netopha, fifty-six.

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23  The men of Anathoth, a hundred twenty and eight.

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24  The children of Azmaveth, forty and two.

24  The sons of Azmaveth, forty-two.

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25  The children of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty and three.

25  The sons of Kiriatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three.

25  The people of Koriath-narin, and Capirah, Beeroth, and Tashba, seven hundred and forty-three.

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26  The children of Ramah and Geba, six hundred twenty and one.

26  The sons of Ramah and Geba, six hundred twenty-one.

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27  The men of Michmas, a hundred twenty and two.

28  The men of Beth-el and Ai, two hundred twenty and three.

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29  The children of Nebo, fifty and two.

29  The sons of Nebo, fifty-two.

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30  The children of Magbish, a hundred fifty and six.

30  The sons of Magbish, one hundred fifty-six.

30  The descendants of Magdash, one hundred and fifty-six.

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31  The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.

31  The sons of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred fifty-five.

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32  The children of Harim, three hundred and twenty.

32  The sons of Harim, three hundred twenty.

32  The descendants of Haram, three hundred and twenty.

33  The children of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred twenty and five.

33  The sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred twenty-five.

33  The descendants of Lod, and Hadar, and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-five.

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34  The children of Jericho, three hundred forty and five.

34  The sons of Jericho, three hundred forty-five.

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35  The children of Senaah, three thousand and six hundred and thirty.

35  The sons of Senaah, three thousand six hundred thirty.

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36  The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three.

36  And the priests, the sons of Jedua, belonging to the house of Jesus, were nine hundred and seventy-three.

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37  The children of Immer, a thousand fifty and two.

37  The sons of Immer, one thousand fifty-two.

37  The descendants of Immer, one thousand two hundred and fifty-two.

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38  The children of Pashhur, a thousand two hundred forty and seven.

38  The descendants of Pashur, one thousand two hundred and seventy-four.

39  The children of Harim, a thousand and seventeen.

39  The descendants of Haram, one thousand and seventeen.

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40  The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, seventy and four.

40  And the Levites, the sons of Jesus and Cadmiel, belonging to the sons of Oduia, seventy-four.

41  The singers: the children of Asaph, a hundred twenty and eight.

41  The sons of Asaph, singers, a hundred and twenty-eight.

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42  The children of the porters: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, in all a hundred thirty and nine.

42  The sons of the gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, the sons of Shobai: altogether one hundred thirty-nine.

42  The descendants of Tarael: the descendants of Shallum, the descendants of Atar, the children of Altman, the descendants of Jacob, the descendants of Hattota, the descendants of Shobai, in all one hundred and thirty-nine.

43  The Nethinim: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth;

43  The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,

43  The Nethinites: the descendants of Seniah, the descendants of Hoshba, the descendants of Tabbaoth,

44  the children of Keros, the children of Siaha, the children of Padon;

44  the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon,

44  The descendants of Keros, the descendants of Shilah, the children of Paron,

45  the children of Lebanah, the children of Hagabah, the children of Akkub;

45  the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub,

45  The descendants of Lebanah, the descendants of Hagabah, the descendants of Akkub,

46  the children of Hagab, the children of Salmai, the children of Hanan;

46  the sons of Hagab, the sons of Shamlai, the sons of Hanan,

46  The descendants of Hagab, the descendants of Shalmai, the descendants of Hanan,

47  the children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, the children of Reaiah;

47  the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah,

47  The descendants of Gazal the descendants of Hagar, the children of Daiah,

48  the children of Rezin, the children of Nekoda, the children of Gazzam;

48  the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam,

48  The descendants of Dizon the descendants of Deborah, the descendants of Gazam,

49  the children of Uzza, the children of Paseah, the children of Besai;

49  the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai,

49  The descendants of Uzza, the descendants of Patah, the children of Basaz,

50  the children of Asnah, the children of Meunim, the children of Nephusim;

50  the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephusim,

50  The descendants of Asnah the descendants of Mathnin, the children of Nephusin,

51  the children of Bakbuk, the children of Hakupha, the children of Harhur;

51  the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,

51  The descendants of Bakbuk, the descendants of Hakupha, the descendants of Harhur,

52  the children of Bazluth, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha;

52  the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,

52  The descendants of Bazluth, the descendants of Mehida, the children of Harsha,

53  the children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Temah;

53  the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,

53  The descendants of Karkos, the descendants of Sisera, the descendants of Tamnah,

54  the children of Neziah, the children of Hatipha.

54  the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha;

54  The descendants of Neziah, the descendants of Hatipha.

55  The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, the children of Hassophereth, the children of Peruda;

55  the sons of the servants of Solomon, the sons of Sotai, the sons of Sophereth, the sons of Peruda,

55  The descendants of Ebar, the descendants of Shalim, the descendants of Satim, the descendants of Aspherot, the descendants of Peruda,

56  the children of Jaalah, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel;

56  the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,

56  The descendants of Jaalah, the children of Tarkon, the descendants of Giddel,

57  the children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the children of Ami.

57  the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth, who were of Hazzebaim, the sons of Ami

57  The descendants of Shephatiah, the descendants of Hattiel, the descendants of Kabroth, the descendants of Hiltha, the descendants of Amar,

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58  All the Nethinim, and the children of Solomon's servants, were three hundred ninety and two.

58  all the temple servants and the sons of the servants of Solomon, three hundred ninety-two.

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59  And these were they that went up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer; but they could not tell their fathers' houses, and their seed, whether they were of Israel

59  And these were the ones who ascended from Telmelah, Telharsha, Cherub, and Addan, and Immer. And they were not able to indicate the house of their fathers and their offspring, whether they were of Israel

59  And these were those who went up from Tel-milkha, Tel-ava, Churbi; then it was said, they who could not show their fathers' families and their descent, whether they were of Israel

60  the children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.

60  The sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, six hundred fifty-two.

60  The descendants of Delaiah, the descendants of Tobiah, the children of Nekariah, six hundred and fifty-two.

61  And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Hakkoz, the children of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.

61  And from the sons of the priests: the sons of Hobaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai, the Gileadite, and who were called by their name.

61  And of the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Habaiah, the descendants of Khoz, the descendants of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called after their name.

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62  These sought their register, that is, the genealogy, but it was not found; therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

62  These sought the writing of their genealogy, and they did not find it, and so they were cast out of the priesthood.

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63  And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and with Thummim.

63  And the cupbearer said to them that they should not eat from the Holy of Holies, until there would arise a priest, learned and perfect.

63  And the leaders of Israel said to them that they should not eat of the most holy things until there should rise up a high priest who would make an inquiry and see about the matter.

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64  The whole congregation together was forty and two thousand three hundred and threescore,

64  And all the congregation together were about forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty;

64  The entire multitude joined together was forty-two thousand three hundred sixty,

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65  beside their men-servants and their maid-servants, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred thirty and seven; and they had two hundred singing men and singing women.

65  not including their men and women servants, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred thirty-seven. And among these were singing men and singing women, two hundred.

65  Besides their servants and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and those who ministered to them were two hundred.

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66  Their horses were seven hundred thirty and six; their mules, two hundred forty and five;

67  their camels, four hundred thirty and five; their asses, six thousand seven hundred and twenty.

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68  And some of the heads of fathers' houses, when they came to the house of YHWH which is in Jerusalem, offered willingly for the house of God to set it up in its place;

68  And some of the leaders among the fathers, when they entered into the temple of the Lord, which is in Jerusalem, freely offered some of these to the house of God, in order to construct it in its location.

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69  they gave after their ability into the treasury of the work threescore and one thousand darics of gold, and five thousand pounds of silver, and one hundred priests' tunics.

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70  So the priests, and the Levites, and some of the people, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinim, dwelt in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.

70  Therefore, the priests and the Levites, and some of the people, and the singing men, and the gatekeepers, and the temple servants lived in their cities, and all of Israel lived in their cities.