That many returned out of Babylon upon Cyrus’s proclamation we were told in the foregoing chapter; we have here a catalogue of the several families that returned, Ezra 2:1. I. The leaders, Ezra 2:2. II. The people, Ezra 2:3-35. III. The priests, Levites, and retainers to the temple, Ezra 2:35-63. IV. The sum total, with an account of their retinue, Ezra 2:64-67. V. Their offerings to the service of the temple, Ezra 2:68-70.