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Ezra 8:1-14 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Those Returning with Ezra

These are the family leaders and the genealogical records of those who returned with me from Babylon during the reign of King Artaxerxes:

Gershom, from Phinehas’s descendants;
Daniel, from Ithamar’s descendants;
Hattush, from David’s descendants,
who was of Shecaniah’s descendants;
Zechariah, from Parosh’s descendants,
and 150 men[a] with him who were registered by genealogy;
Eliehoenai son of Zerahiah
from Pahath-moab’s descendants,
and 200 men with him;
Shecaniah[b] son of Jahaziel
from Zattu’s descendants,
and 300 men with him;
Ebed son of Jonathan
from Adin’s descendants,
and 50 men with him;
Jeshaiah son of Athaliah
from Elam’s descendants,
and 70 men with him;
Zebadiah son of Michael
from Shephatiah’s descendants,
and 80 men with him;
Obadiah son of Jehiel
from Joab’s descendants,
and 218 men with him;
10 Shelomith[c] son of Josiphiah
from Bani’s descendants,
and 160 men with him;
11 Zechariah son of Bebai
from Bebai’s descendants,
and 28 men with him;
12 Johanan son of Hakkatan
from Azgad’s descendants,
and 110 men with him;
13 these are the last ones, from Adonikam’s descendants,
and their names are:
Eliphelet, Jeuel, and Shemaiah,
and 60 men with them;
14 Uthai and Zaccur[d]
from Bigvai’s descendants,
and 70 men with them.


  1. Ezra 8:3 Or males; also in vv. 4-14
  2. Ezra 8:5 LXX, 1 Esdras 8:32; MT reads the descendants of Shecaniah
  3. Ezra 8:10 Some LXX mss, 1 Esdras 8:36; MT reads the descendants of Shelomith
  4. Ezra 8:14 Alt Hb tradition, some LXX mss read Zabud

Ezra 8:16 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 Then I summoned the leaders: Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah, and Meshullam, as well as the teachers Joiarib and Elnathan.

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