Nehemiah 11 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)
11 1 Who dwelled in Jerusalem after it was built, 20 and who in the cities of Judah.
1 And the rulers of the people dwelt in Jerusalem: the other people also cast lots, [a]to bring one out of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts to be in the cities.
2 And the people thanked all the men that were willing to dwell in Jerusalem.
3 These now are the chief of the province, that dwelt in Jerusalem, but in the cities of Judah, everyone dwelt in his own possession in their cities of Israel, the Priests and the Levites, and the Nethinim, and the sons of Solomon’s servants.
4 And in Jerusalem dwelt certain of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin: Of the sons of Judah, Athaiah, the son of Uziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalalel, of the sons of [b]Perez,
5 And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Col-Hozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of [c]Shiloni.
6 All the sons of Perez that dwelt at Jerusalem, were four hundred threescore and eight valiant men.
7 These also 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 Jeshaiah.
8 And after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred and twenty and eight.
9 And Joel the son of Zichri was governor over them: and Judah the son of Senuah was the 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, [d]was chief of the house of God.
12 And their brethren [e]that did the work in the Temple, were eight hundred, twenty and 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 Malchijah:
13 And his brethren, chief of the fathers, two hundred and two and forty: and Amashsai the son of Azarel, the son of Ahazai, the son of Meshilemoth, the son of Immer:
14 And their brethren valiant men, an hundred and eight and twenty: and their overseer was Zabdiel the son [f]of Haggedolim.
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 chief of the Levites were over the works of the house of God without.
17 And Mattaniah, the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph was the chief to [g]begin the thanksgiving and prayer: and Bakbukiah the second of 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 fourscore and four.
19 And the porters Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren that kept the [h]gates, were an hundred twenty and two.
20 And the [i]residue of Israel, of the Priests, and of the Levites dwelt in all the cities of Judah, everyone in his inheritance.
21 And the Nethinim dwelt in the [j]fortress, and Ziha, and Gispa was over the Nethinim.
22 And the overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha: of the sons of Asaph singers were over the work of the house of God.
23 For it was the king’s commandment concerning them, that faithful provision should be for the singers every day.
24 And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabel, of the sons of Zerah, the son of Judah [k]was at the king’s hand in all matters concerning the people.
25 And in the villages in their lands, some of the children of Judah dwelt in Kirjath Arba, and in the villages thereof, and in Dibon, and in the villages thereof, and in Jekabzeel, and in the villages thereof,
26 And in Jeshua, and in Moladah, and in Beth Pelet,
27 And in Hazar Shual, and in Beersheba, and in the villages thereof,
28 And in Ziklag, and in Mekonah, and in the villages thereof,
29 And in En Rimmon, and in Zorah, and in Jarmuth,
30 Zanoah, Adullam, and in their villages, in Lachish, and in the fields thereof, at Azekah, and in the villages thereof: and they dwelt from Beersheba, unto the valley of Hinnom.
31 And the sons of Benjamin from Geba, in Michmash, and Aija, and Bethel, and in the villages thereof,
32 And Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,
33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,
34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,
35 Lod and Ono, in the carpenters valley.
36 And of the Levites were divisions in Judah and in Benjamin.
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