1Now when the wall had been built and I had set up the doors, and the gatekeepers, the singers, and the Levites had been appointed, (
Ne 6:1 Now when Sanballat and Tobiah and Geshem the Arab and the rest of our enemies heard that I had built the wall and that there was no breach left in it (although up to that time I had not set up the doors in the gates),
Ne 6:1)2I gave my brother Hanani and Hananiah the governor of the castle charge over Jerusalem, for he was a more faithful and God-fearing man than many. (
Ne 1:2 that Hanani, one of my brothers, came with certain men from Judah. And I asked them concerning the Jews who escaped, who had survived the exile, and concerning Jerusalem.
Ne 2:8 and a letter to Asaph, the keeper of the king’s forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress of the temple, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall occupy.” And the king granted me what I asked, for the good hand of my God was upon me.
Ne 13:13 And I appointed as treasurers over the storehouses Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and Pedaiah of the Levites, and as their assistant Hanan the son of Zaccur, son of Mattaniah, for they were considered reliable, and their duty was to distribute to their brothers.
Ne 13:13)3And I said to them, “Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot. And while they are still standing guard, let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, some at their guard posts and some in front of their own homes.”4The city was wide and large, but the people within it were few, and no houses had been rebuilt.
Lists of Returned Exiles
5Then my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles and the officials and the people to be enrolled by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up at the first, and I found written in it: (
Ezr 1:11 all the vessels of gold and of silver were 5,400. All these did Sheshbazzar bring up, when the exiles were brought up from Babylonia to Jerusalem.
Ezr 1:11)6These were the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of those exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried into exile. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his town. (
Ezr 2:1 Now these were the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of those exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried captive to Babylonia. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town.
Ezr 2:1)7They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel: (
Ezr 2:2 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:
Ezr 2:2)8the sons of Parosh, 2,172.9The sons of Shephatiah, 372.10The sons of Arah, 652. (
Ezr 2:5 The sons of Arah, 775.
Ezr 2:5)11The sons of Pahath-moab, namely the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,818.12The sons of Elam, 1,254. (
Ne 7:34 The sons of the other Elam, 1,254.
Ne 7:34)13The sons of Zattu, 845.14The sons of Zaccai, 760.15The sons of Binnui, 648. (
Ezr 2:10 The sons of Bani, 642.
Ezr 2:10)16The sons of Bebai, 628.17The sons of Azgad, 2,322.18The sons of Adonikam, 667.19The sons of Bigvai, 2,067.20The sons of Adin, 655.21The sons of Ater, namely of Hezekiah, 98.22The sons of Hashum, 328.23The sons of Bezai, 324. (
Ezr 2:17 The sons of Bezai, 323.
Ezr 2:17)24The sons of Hariph, 112.25The sons of Gibeon, 95. (
Ezr 2:20 The sons of Gibbar, 95.
Ezr 2:20)26The men of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188.27The men of Anathoth, 128.28The men of Beth-azmaveth, 42. (
Ezr 2:24 The sons of Azmaveth, 42.
Ezr 2:24)29The men of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743. (
Ezr 2:25 The sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743.
Ezr 2:25)30The men of Ramah and Geba, 621.31The men of Michmas, 122.32The men of Bethel and Ai, 123.33The men of the other Nebo, 52.34The sons of the other Elam, 1,254. (
Ne 7:12 The sons of Elam, 1,254.
Ne 7:12)35The sons of Harim, 320.36The sons of Jericho, 345.37The sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 721.38The sons of Senaah, 3,930.39The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, namely the house of Jeshua, 973. (
1Ch 9:10 Of the priests: Jedaiah, Jehoiarib, Jachin,
Ezr 3:9 And Jeshua with his sons and his brothers, and Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of Judah, together supervised the workmen in the house of God, along with the sons of Henadad and the Levites, their sons and brothers.
Ezr 3:9)44The singers: the sons of Asaph, 148.45The 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, 138.46The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,47the sons of Keros, the sons of Sia, the sons of Padon, (
Ezr 2:44 the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon,
Ezr 2:44)48the sons of Lebana, the sons of Hagaba, the sons of Shalmai, (
Ezr 2:46 the sons of Hagab, the sons of Shamlai, the sons of Hanan,
Ezr 2:46)49the sons of Hanan, the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar,50the sons of Reaiah, the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda,51the sons of Gazzam, the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah,52the sons of Besai, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephushesim, (
Ezr 2:50 the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephisim,
Ezr 2:50)53the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,54the sons of Bazlith, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha, (
Ezr 2:52 the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,
Ezr 2:52)55the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,56the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha.57The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Sophereth, the sons of Perida, (
Ezr 2:55 The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Hassophereth, the sons of Peruda,
Ezr 2:55)58the sons of Jaala, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,59the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the sons of Amon. (
Ezr 2:57 the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, and the sons of Ami.
Ezr 2:57)60All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon’s servants were 392.61The following were those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer, but they could not prove their fathers’ houses nor their descent, whether they belonged to Israel: (
Ezr 2:59 The following were those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, though they could not prove their fathers’ houses or their descent, whether they belonged to Israel:
Ezr 2:59)62the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 642.63Also, of the priests: the sons of Hobaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai (who had taken a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name).64These sought their registration among those enrolled in the genealogies, but it was not found there, so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.65The governor told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food until a priest with Urim and Thummim should arise. (
Ezr 2:63 The governor told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food, until there should be a priest to consult Urim and Thummim.
Ne 8:9 And Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, “This day is holy to the Lord your God; do not mourn or weep.” For all the people wept as they heard the words of the Law.
66The whole assembly together was 42,360,67besides their male and female servants, of whom there were 7,337. And they had 245 singers, male and female.68Their horses were 736, their mules 245,
1. Compare Ezra 2:66 and the margins of some Hebrew manuscripts; Hebrew lacks Their horses… 245
69their camels 435, and their donkeys 6,720.70Now some of the heads of fathers’ houses gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury 1,000 darics
1. A daric was a coin weighing about 1/4 ounce or 8.5 grams
 of gold, 50 basins, 30 priests’ garments and 500 minas
2. A mina was about 1 1/4 pounds or 0.6 kilogram
 of silver.
3. Probable reading; Hebrew lacks minas of silver
Ne 7:65 The governor told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food until a priest with Urim and Thummim should arise.
Ne 7:65)71And some of the heads of fathers’ houses gave into the treasury of the work 20,000 darics of gold and 2,200 minas of silver.72And what the rest of the people gave was 20,000 darics of gold, 2,000 minas of silver, and 67 priests’ garments. (
Ezr 2:69 According to their ability they gave to the treasury of the work 61,000 darics of gold, 5,000 minas of silver, and 100 priests’ garments.
Ezr 2:69)73So the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, some of the people, the temple servants, and all Israel, lived in their towns. And when the seventh month had come, the people of Israel were in their towns. (
Ezr 3:1 When the seventh month came, and the children of Israel were in the towns, the people gathered as one man to Jerusalem.