Neemias 11

1 And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem; but the rest of the people cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city and nine parts [to dwell] in the [other] cities.

2 And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.

3 Now these [are] the heads of the province that dwelt in Jerusalem; but in the cities of Judah each one dwelt in his possession in their cities, of Israel, of the priests, the Levites, and the Nethinims, and of the sons of Solomon's servants.

4 And at 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 Mahalaleel, of the sons of Perez;

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 Shiloni.

6 All the sons of Perez that dwelt at Jerusalem [were] four hundred and sixty-eight valiant men.

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 Jesaiah.

8 And after him Gabbai [and] Sallai, nine hundred and twenty-eight.

9 And Joel, the son of Zichri, [was] their overseer; and Judah, the son of Senuah, [was] second over the city.

10 Of the priests: Jedaiah the son of Joiarib, Jachin.

11 Seraiah, the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, prince of the house of God,

12 and their brethren that did the work of the house [were] 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 Pashur, the son of Malchiah,

13 and his brethren, princes of families, two hundred and forty-two; and Amashai, the son of Azareel, the son of Ahasai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,

14 and their brethren, mighty men of valour, one hundred and twenty-eight; and their captain [was] Zabdiel, the son of Gedolim.

15 And of the Levites: Shemaiah, the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;

16 and Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the principals of the Levites, overseers of the exterior work of the house of God.

17 And Mattaniah, the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, [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.

18 All the Levites in the holy city [were] two hundred and eighty-four.

19 Moreover, the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren, guards at the gates, [were] one hundred and seventy-two.

20 And the residue of Israel, of the priests [and] the Levites, [were] in all the cities of Judah, each one in his inheritance.

21 And the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, and Ziha and Gispa [were] over the Nethinims.

22 The overseer of the Levites at Jerusalem [was] Uzzi, the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha of singers, the sons of Asaph, over the work of the house of God.

23 For [there was] a commandment of the king concerning them and a determination of the singers for each day.

24 And Pethahiah, the son of Meshezabeel, of the sons of Zerah, the son of Judah, [was] at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.

25 And [regarding] the villages with their lands, [some] of the sons of Judah dwelt in Kirjatharba and [in] its villages and in Dibon and [in] its villages and in Jekabzeel and [in] its villages,

26 and in Jeshua and in Moladah and in Bethphelet

27 and in Hazarshual and in Beersheba and [in] its villages

28 and in Ziklag and in Mekonah and in its villages,

29 and in Enrimmon and in Zareah and in Jarmuth,

30 Zanoah, Adullam, and [in] their villages, in Lachish and its lands, in Azekah and [in] its villages. And they dwelt from Beersheba unto the valley of Hinnom.

31 The sons of Benjamin from Geba [dwelt] in Michmash and Aija and Bethel and [in] their villages

32 [and] in Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,

33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,

34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,

35 Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen.

36 And of the Levites [there were] divisions [in] Judah, [and] in Benjamin.: