1 These were the people of the province who returned from captivity and exile. After being deported to Baby lon by Ne buchadnezzar, king of Babylon, they returned to Jerusalem and to Judah, each to his own town. 2 They arrived with Zerub babel, Jeshua, Nehe miah, Seraiah, Ree laiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Big vai, Rehum and Baanah.
2 The list of the clans of the people of Is rael: 3 the clan of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two
36 The priests: the clan of Jedaiah, that is to say the House of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three
40 The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the descendants of Hoda viah, seventy-four.
41 The Temple musicians: the clan of Asaph, one hundred and twenty-eight.
42 The gatekeepers: the clan of Shal lum, the clan of Ater, the clan of Talmon, the clan of Akkub, the clan of Hatita, the clan of Shobai: in all, one hundred and thirty-nine.
43 The helpers: the clans of Ziha, Ha supha, Tabbaoth, 44 Keros, Siaha, Pa don, 45 Leba nah, Hagabah, Akkub, 46 Ha gab, Shamlai, Hanan, 47 Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah, 48 Rezin, Nekoda, Gaz zam, 49 Uzza, Pa seah, Besai, 50 Asnah, the Meunites, the Nephisites, 51 Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur, 52 Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha, 53 Barkos, Sisera, Temah, 54 Ne ziah, Hatipha.
55 The clans of Solomons slaves: So tai, Has so phereth, Peruda, 56 Jaalah, Dar kon, Giddel, 57 Shephatiah, Hattil, Poc hereth-hazzebaim, Ami. 58 The total of the helpers and the sons of Solomons slaves: three hundred and ninety-two.
59 The following who came from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan and Immer, could not prove that their families and ancestry were of Israelite origin: 60 the clans of Delaiah, Tobiah, Nekoda: six hundred and fifty-two. 61 And among the priests: the clans of Habaiah, Hak koz, Barzillai, who had married one of the daughters of Bar zillai, the Gileadite, whose name he adopted. 62 These people searched in their ancestral registers but could not be located in them, so they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean 63 and His Excellency fo rbade them to eat the sacred foods until a priest could be found for the Urim and Thummim.
64 The whole assembly numbered forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty people, 65 not counting their slaves and maidservants to the number of seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven. They also had two hundred male and female singers. 66 Their horses numbered seven hundred and thirty-six, their mules two hundred and forty-five, 67 their camels four hun dred and thirty-five and their donkeys six thousand seven hundred and twenty.
68 When they arrived at the Temple of Yahweh in Jerusalem, some of the leaders of the clans made voluntary offerings for the Temple of God, for its rebuilding on its old site. 69 In accordance with their means they gave to the building fund sixty-one thousand darics of gold, five thousand minas of silver, and one hundred priestly robes.
70 The priests, Levites and part of the people settled in Jerusalem