And the heads of the people dwell in Jerusalem, and the rest
of the people have caused to fall lots to bring in one out of ten to dwell in
Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the cities,
and the people give a blessing to all the men who are
offering themselves willingly to dwell in Jerusalem.
And these are heads of the province who have dwelt in
Jerusalem, and in cities of Judah, they have dwelt each in his possession in
their cities; Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the Nethinim, and the
sons of the servants of Solomon.
And in Jerusalem have dwelt of the sons of Judah, and of the
sons of Benjamin. Of the sons of Judah: Athaiah son of Uzziah, son of
Zechariah, son of Amariah, son of Shephatiah, son of Mahalaleel, of the sons of
and Masseiah son of Baruch, son of Col-Hozeh, son of
Hazaiah, son of Adaiah, son of Joiarib, son of Zechariah, son of Shiloni;
all the sons of Perez who are dwelling in Jerusalem are
four hundred sixty and eight, men of valour.
And these are sons of Benjamin: Sallu son of
Meshullam, son of Joed, son of Pedaiah, son of Kolaiah, son of Maaseiah, son of
Ithiel, son of Jesaiah;
and after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty and eight.
And Joel son of Zichri is inspector over them, and
Judah son of Senuah is over the city -- second.
Of the priests: Jedaiah son of Joiarib, Jachin,
Seraiah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son
of Meraioth, son of Ahitub, leader of the house of God,
and their brethren doing the work of the house are
eight hundred twenty and two; and Adaiah son of Jeroham, son of Pelaliah, son
of Amzi, son of Zechariah, son of Pashhur, son of Malchiah,
and his brethren, heads of fathers, two hundred forty and
two; and Amashsai son of Azareel, son of Ahazai, son of Meshillemoth, son of
and their brethren, mighty of valour, a hundred twenty and
eight; and an inspector over them is Zabdiel, son of one of the
And of the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hashub, son of Azrikam,
son of Hashabiah, son of Bunni,
and Shabbethai, and Jozabad, are over the outward
work of the house of God, of the heads of the Levites,
and Mattaniah son of Micha, son of Zabdi, son of Asaph, is
head -- at the commencement he giveth thanks in prayer; and Bakbukiah is
second among his brethren, and Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, son of
All the Levites, in the holy city, are two hundred
eighty and four.
And the gatekeepers, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren,
those watching at the gates, are a hundred seventy and two.
And the rest of Israel, of the priests, of the Levites, are
in all cities of Judah, each in his inheritance;
and the Nethinim are dwelling in Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa are
over the Nethinim.
And the overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem is Uzzi
son of Bani, son of Hashabiah, son of Mattaniah, son of Micha: of the sons of
Asaph, the singers are over-against the work of the house of God,
for the command of the king is upon them, and support
is for the singers, a matter of a day in its day.
And Pethahiah son of Meshezabeel, of the sons of Zerah, son
of Judah, is by the hand of the king, for every matter of the people.
And at the villages with their fields, of the sons of Judah
there have dwelt, in Kirjath-Arba and its small towns, and in Dibon and its
small towns, and in Jekabzeel and its villages,
and in Jeshua, and in Moladah, and in Beth-Phelet,
and in Hazar-Shaul, and in Beer-Sheba and its small towns,
and in Ziklag, and in Mekonah and in its small towns,
and En-Rimmon, and in Zareah, and in Jarmuth,
Zanoah, Adullam, and their villages, Lachish and its fields,
Azekah and its small towns; and they encamp from Beer-Sheba unto the valley of
And sons of Benjamin are at Geba, Michmash, and Aija,
and Beth-El, and its small towns,
Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,
Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,
Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,
Lod, and Ono, the valley of the artificers.
And of the Levites, the courses of Judah are for