Here is how many people returned whose ancestors had come from the following towns: 188 from Bethlehem and Netophah; 128 from Anathoth; 42 from Beth-Azmaveth; 743 from Kiriath-Jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth; 621 from Ramah and Geba; 122 from Michmas; 123 from Bethel and Ai; 52 from Nebo; 1,254 from Elam; 320 from Harim; 345 from Jericho; 721 from Lod, Hadid, and Ono; and 3,930 from Senaah.
People whose ancestors had lived in the following towns also returned: Bethlehem and Netophah - 188Anathoth - 128Beth Azmaveth - 42Kiriath Jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth - 743Ramah and Geba - 621Michmash - 122Bethel and Ai - 123The other Nebo - 52The other Elam - 1,254Harim - 320Jericho - 345Lod, Hadid, and Ono - 721Senaah - 3,930
From the subclan of Parosh, 2,172; From the subclan of Shephatiah, 372; From the subclan of Arah, 652; From the families of Jeshua and Joab of the subclan of Pahath-moab, 2,818; From the subclan of Elam, 1,254; From the subclan of Zattu, 845; From the subclan of Zaccai, 760; From the subclan of Binnui, 648; From the subclan of Bebai, 628; From the subclan of Azgad, 2,322; From the subclan of Adonikam, 667; From the subclan of Bigvai, 2,067; From the subclan of Adin, 655; From the family of Hezekiah of the subclan of Ater, 98; From the subclan of Hashum, 328; From the subclan of Bezai, 324; From the subclan of Hariph, 112; From the subclan of Gibeon, 95; From the subclans of Bethlehem and Netophah, 188; From the subclan of Anathoth, 128; From the subclan of Beth-azmaveth, 42; From the subclans of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743; From the subclans of Ramah and Geba, 621; From the subclan of Michmas, 122; From the subclans of Bethel and Ai, 123; From the subclan of Nebo, 52; From the subclan of Elam, 1,254; From the subclan of Harim, 320; From the subclan of Jericho, 345; From the subclans of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 721; From the subclan of Senaah, 3,930.
These are the people of the province who returned from the captivity of the Exile, the ones Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had carried off captive; they came back to Jerusalem and Judah, each going to his own town. They came back in the company of Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, and Baanah. The numbers of the men of the People of Israel by families of origin: Parosh, 2,172 Shephatiah, 372 Arah, 652 Pahath-Moab (sons of Jeshua and Joab), 2,818 Elam, 1,254 Zattu, 845 Zaccai, 760 Binnui, 648 Bebai, 628 Azgad, 2,322 Adonikam, 667 Bigvai, 2,067 Adin, 655 Ater (sons of Hezekiah), 98 Hashum, 328 Bezai, 324 Hariph, 112 Gibeon, 95. Israelites identified by place of origin: Bethlehem and Netophah, 188 Anathoth, 128 Beth Azmaveth, 42 Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah, and Beeroth, 743 Ramah and Geba, 621 Micmash, 122 Bethel and Ai, 123 Nebo (the other one), 52 Elam (the other one), 1,254 Harim, 320 Jericho, 345 Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 721 Senaah, 3,930. Priestly families: Jedaiah (sons of Jeshua), 973 Immer, 1,052 Pashhur, 1,247 Harim, 1,017. Levitical families: Jeshua (sons of Kadmiel and of Hodaviah), 74. Singers: Asaph’s family line, 148. Security guard families: Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai, 138. Families of support staff: Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth, Keros, Sia, Padon, Lebana, Hagaba, Shalmai, Hanan, Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah, Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam, Uzza, Paseah, Besai, Meunim, Nephussim, Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur, Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha, Barkos, Sisera, Temah, Neziah, and Hatipha. Families of Solomon’s servants: Sotai, Sophereth, Perida, Jaala, Darkon, Giddel, Shephatiah, Hattil, Pokereth-Hazzebaim, and Amon. The Temple support staff and Solomon’s servants added up to 392.
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