In this chapter are preserved upon record, I. The names of the chief of the priests and the Levites that came up with Zerubbabel, Neh. 12:1-9. II. The succession of the high priests, Neh. 12:10, 11. III. The names of the next generation of the other chief priests, Neh. 12:12-21. IV. The eminent Levites that were in Nehemiah’s time, Neh. 12:22-26. V. The solemnity of dedicating the wall of Jerusalem, Neh. 12:27-43. VI. The settling of the offices of the priests and Levites in the temple, Neh. 12:44-47.