The List Of Returned Exiles

11 Now these are the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city.

11 Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, of those which had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away unto Babylon, and came again unto Jerusalem and Judah, every one unto his city;

11 These now are the people of the province who came from those captive exiles King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had deported to Babylon. Each of them returned to his hometown Jerusalem and Judah.

11 Here is a list of descendants of the province of Judah who returned from the captivity, from those who had been exiled. Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, had taken them to Babylon. They came back to Jerusalem and Judah, each one to his town,

11 Now these are the people of the province [of Judah] who went up out of the captivity of those exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, but who came again to Jerusalem and Judah, everyone to his own city.

22 These came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:

22 Which came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:

22 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the Israelite men [included]:

22 along with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. Here is the enumeration of: The Men of Israel:

22 These came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah [not the author], Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai [not Esther's relative], Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of Israel:

Families Listed By Ancestor

33 the sons of Parosh, 2,172;

33 The children of Parosh, two thousand an hundred seventy and two.

33 Parosh's descendants 2,172

33 Descendants of Parosh: 2,172

33 The sons [meaning male descendants] of Parosh, 2,172.

44 the sons of Shephatiah, 372;

44 The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and two.

44 Shephatiah's descendants 372

44 Descendants of Shephatiah: 372

44 The sons of Shephatiah, 372.

55 the sons of Arah, 775;

55 The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy and five.

55 Arah's descendants 775

55 Descendants of Arah: 775

55 The sons of Arah, 775.

66 the sons of Pahath-moab of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812;

66 The children of Pahathmoab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve.

66 Pahath-moab's descendants: Jeshua's and Joab's descendants 2,812

66 Descendants of Pahath-moab; that is, through Jeshua and Joab: 2,812

66 The sons of Pahath-moab, namely of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812.

77 the sons of Elam, 1,254;

77 The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.

77 Elam's descendants 1,254

77 Descendants of Elam: 1,254

77 The sons of Elam, 1,254.

88 the sons of Zattu, 945;

88 The children of Zattu, nine hundred forty and five.

88 Zattu's descendants 945

88 Descendants of Zattu: 945

88 The sons of Zattu, 945.

99 the sons of Zaccai, 760;

99 The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and threescore.

99 Zaccai's descendants 760

99 Descendants of Zaccai: 760

99 The sons of Zaccai, 760.

1010 the sons of Bani, 642;

1010 The children of Bani, six hundred forty and two.

1010 Bani's descendants 642

1010 Descendants of Bani: 642

1010 The sons of Bani, 642.

1111 the sons of Bebai, 623;

1111 The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty and three.

1111 Bebai's descendants 623

1111 Descendants of Bebai: 623

1111 The sons of Bebai, 623.

1212 the sons of Azgad, 1,222;

1212 The children of Azgad, a thousand two hundred twenty and two.

1212 Azgad's descendants 1,222

1212 Descendants of Azgad: 1,222

1212 The sons of Azgad, 1,222.

1313 the sons of Adonikam, 666;

1313 The children of Adonikam, six hundred sixty and six.

1313 Adonikam's descendants 666

1313 Descendants of Adonikam: 666

1313 The sons of Adonikam, 666.

1414 the sons of Bigvai, 2,056;

1414 The children of Bigvai, two thousand fifty and six.

1414 Bigvai's descendants 2,056

1414 Descendants of Bigvai: 2,056

1414 The sons of Bigvai, 2,056.

1515 the sons of Adin, 454;

1515 The children of Adin, four hundred fifty and four.

1515 Adin's descendants 454

1515 Descendants of Adin: 454

1515 The sons of Adin, 454.

1616 the sons of Ater of Hezekiah, 98;

1616 The children of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety and eight.

1616 Ater's descendants: Hezekiah's 98

1616 Descendants of Ater through Hezekiah: 98

1616 The sons of Ater, namely of Hezekiah, 98.

1717 the sons of Bezai, 323;

1717 The children of Bezai, three hundred twenty and three.

1717 Bezai's descendants 323

1717 Descendants of Bezai: 323

1717 The sons of Bezai, 323.

1818 the sons of Jorah, 112;

1818 The children of Jorah, an hundred and twelve.

1818 Jorah's descendants 112

1818 Descendants of Jorah: 112

1818 The sons of Jorah, 112.

1919 the sons of Hashum, 223;

1919 The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty and three.

1919 Hashum's descendants 223

1919 Descendants of Hashum: 223

1919 The sons of Hashum, 223.

2020 the sons of Gibbar, 95;

2020 The children of Gibbar, ninety and five.

2020 Gibbar's descendants 95

2020 Descendants of Gibbar: 95

2020 The sons of Gibbar, 95.

Families Listed By Cities

2121 the men of Bethlehem, 123;

2121 The children of Bethlehem, an hundred twenty and three.

2121 Bethlehem's people 123

2121 Descendants of exiles from Bethlehem: 123

2121 The sons of Bethlehem, 123.

2222 the men of Netophah, 56;

2222 The men of Netophah, fifty and six.

2222 Netophah's men 56

2222 People from Netophah: 56

2222 The men of Netophah, 56.

2323 the men of Anathoth, 128;

2323 The men of Anathoth, an hundred twenty and eight.

2323 Anathoth's men 128

2323 People from Anathoth: 128

2323 The men of Anathoth, 128.

2424 the sons of Azmaveth, 42;

2424 The children of Azmaveth, forty and two.

2424 Azmaveth's people 42

2424 Descendants of exiles from Azmaveth: 42

2424 The sons of Azmaveth, 42.

2525 the sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah and Beeroth, 743;

2525 The children of Kirjatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty and three.

2525 Kiriatharim's, Chephirah's, and Beeroth's people 743

2525 Descendants of exiles from Kiriath-arim; that is, Chephirah and Beeroth: 743

2525 The sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743.

2626 the sons of Ramah and Geba, 621;

2626 The children of Ramah and Geba, six hundred twenty and one.

2626 Ramah's and Geba's people 621

2626 Descendants of exiles from Ramah and Geba: 621

2626 The sons of Ramah and Geba, 621.

2727 the men of Michmas, 122;

2727 The men of Michmas, an hundred twenty and two.

2727 Michmas's men 122

2727 People from Michmas: 122

2727 The men of Michmas, 122.

2828 the men of Bethel and Ai, 223;

2828 The men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred twenty and three.

2828 Bethel's and Ai's men 223

2828 People from Bethel and Ai: 223

2828 The men of Bethel and Ai, 223.

2929 the sons of Nebo, 52;

2929 The children of Nebo, fifty and two.

2929 Nebo's people 52

2929 Descendants of exiles from Nebo: 52

2929 The sons of Nebo, 52.

3030 the sons of Magbish, 156;

3030 The children of Magbish, an hundred fifty and six.

3030 Magbish's people 156

3030 Descendants of exiles from Magbish: 156

3030 The sons of Magbish, 156.

3131 the sons of the other Elam, 1,254;

3131 The children of the other Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty and four.

3131 the other Elam's people 1,254

3131 Descendants of exiles from the other Elam: 1,254

3131 The sons of the other Elam, 1,254.

3232 the sons of Harim, 320;

3232 The children of Harim, three hundred and twenty.

3232 Harim's people 320

3232 Descendants of exiles from Harim: 320

3232 The sons of Harim, 320.

3333 the sons of Lod, Hadid and Ono, 725;

3333 The children of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred twenty and five.

3333 Lod's, Hadid's, and Ono's people 725

3333 Descendants of exiles from Lod, Hadid, and Ono: 725

3333 The sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, 725.

3434 the men of Jericho, 345;

3434 The children of Jericho, three hundred forty and five.

3434 Jericho's people 345

3434 Descendants of exiles from Jericho: 345

3434 The sons of Jericho, 345.

3535 the sons of Senaah, 3,630.

3535 The children of Senaah, three thousand and six hundred and thirty.

3535 Senaah's people 3,630

3535 Descendants of exiles from Senaah: 3,630

3535 The sons of Senaah, 3,630.

Priests

3636 The priests: the sons of Jedaiah of the house of Jeshua, 973;

3636 The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three.

3636 The priests [included]: Jedaiah's descendants of the house of Jeshua 973

3636 The Priests: Descendants of Jedaiah from the household of Jeshua: 973

3636 The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, 973.

3737 the sons of Immer, 1,052;

3737 The children of Immer, a thousand fifty and two.

3737 Immer's descendants 1,052

3737 Descendants of Immer: 1,052

3737 The sons of Immer, 1,052.

3838 the sons of Pashhur, 1,247;

3838 The children of Pashur, a thousand two hundred forty and seven.

3838 Pashhur's descendants 1,247

3838 Descendants of Pashhur: 1,247

3838 The sons of Pashhur, 1,247.

3939 the sons of Harim, 1,017.

3939 The children of Harim, a thousand and seventeen.

3939 and Harim's descendants 1,017

3939 Descendants of Harim: 1,017

3939 The sons of Harim, 1,017.

Levites

4040 The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the sons of Hodaviah, 74.

4040 The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, seventy and four.

4040 The Levites [included]: Jeshua's and Kadmiel's descendants from Hodaviah's descendants 74

4040 The Descendants of Levi: Descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel; that is, descendants of Hodaviah: 74

4040 The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the house of Hodaviah, 74.

4141 The singers: the sons of Asaph, 128.

4141 The singers: the children of Asaph, an hundred twenty and eight.

4141 The singers [included]: Asaph's descendants 128

4141 The Singers: Descendants of Asaph: 128

4141 The singers: the sons of Asaph, 128.

4242 The sons of the gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, the sons of Shobai, in all 139.

4242 The children of the porters: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, in all an hundred thirty and nine.

4242 The gatekeepers' descendants [included]: Shallum's descendants, Ater's descendants, Talmon's descendants, Akkub's descendants, Hatita's descendants, Shobai's descendants, in all 139

4242 The Descendants of the Gatekeepers: Descendants of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai, totaling: 139

4242 The sons of the gatekeepers: of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai, in all 139.

Temple Servants

4343 The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth,

4343 The Nethinims: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth,

4343 The temple servants [included]: Ziha's descendants, Hasupha's descendants, Tabbaoth's descendants,

4343 The Temple Servants: Descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, and Tabbaoth.

4343 The Nethinim [the temple servants]: the sons of Ziba, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,

4444 the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon,

4444 The children of Keros, the children of Siaha, the children of Padon,

4444 Keros's descendants, Siaha's descendants, Padon's descendants,

4444 Descendants of Keros, Siaha, and Padon.

4444 The sons of Keros, Siaha, Padon,

4545 the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub,

4545 The children of Lebanah, the children of Hagabah, the children of Akkub,

4545 Lebanah's descendants, Hagabah's descendants, Akkub's descendants,

4545 Descendants of Lebanah, Hagabah, and Akkub.

4545 The sons of Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub,

4646 the sons of Hagab, the sons of Shalmai, the sons of Hanan,

4646 The children of Hagab, the children of Shalmai, the children of Hanan,

4646 Hagab's descendants, Shalmai's descendants, Hanan's descendants,

4646 Descendants of Hagab, Shalmai, and Hanan.

4646 The sons of Hagab, Shalmai, Hanan,

4747 the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah,

4747 The children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, the children of Reaiah,

4747 Giddel's descendants, Gahar's descendants, Reaiah's descendants,

4747 Descendants of Giddel, Gahar, and Reaiah.

4747 The sons of Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah,

4848 the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam,

4848 The children of Rezin, the children of Nekoda, the children of Gazzam,

4848 Rezin's descendants, Nekoda's descendants, Gazzam's descendants,

4848 Descendants of Rezin, Nekoda, and Gazzam.

4848 The sons of Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,

4949 the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai,

4949 The children of Uzza, the children of Paseah, the children of Besai,

4949 Uzza's descendants, Paseah's descendants, Besai's descendants,

4949 Descendants of Uzza, Paseah, and Besai.

4949 The sons of Uzza, Paseah, Besai,

5050 the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephisim,

5050 The children of Asnah, the children of Mehunim, the children of Nephusim,

5050 Asnah's descendants, Meunim's descendants, Nephusim's descendants,

5050 Descendants of Asnah, Meunim, and Nephusim.

5050 The sons of Asnah, Meunim, Nephisim,

5151 the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,

5151 The children of Bakbuk, the children of Hakupha, the children of Harhur,

5151 Bakbuk's descendants, Hakupha's descendants, Harhur's descendants,

5151 Descendants of Bakbuk, Hakupha, and Harhur.

5151 The sons of Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,

5252 the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha,

5252 The children of Bazluth, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha,

5252 Bazluth's descendants, Mehida's descendants, Harsha's descendants,

5252 Descendants of Bazluth, Mehida, and Harsha.

5252 The sons of Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,

5353 the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,

5353 The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Thamah,

5353 Barkos's descendants, Sisera's descendants, Temah's descendants,

5353 Descendants of Barkos, Sisera, and Temah.

5353 The sons of Barkos, Sisera, Temah,

5454 the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha.

5454 The children of Neziah, the children of Hatipha.

5454 Neziah's descendants, and Hatipha's descendants.

5454 Descendants of Neziah and Hatipha.

5454 The sons of Neziah [and] of Hatipha.

Descendants Of Solomon's Servants

5555 The sons of Solomon's servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Hassophereth, the sons of Peruda,

5555 The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, the children of Sophereth, the children of Peruda,

5555 The descendants of Solomon's servants [included]: Sotai's descendants, Hassophereth's descendants, Peruda's descendants,

5555 The Descendants of Solomon's Servants: Descendants of Sotai, Hassophereth, and Peruda.

5555 The sons of [King] Solomon's servants: the sons of Sotai, Sophereth (Hassophereth), Peruda,

5656 the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,

5656 The children of Jaalah, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel,

5656 Jaalah's descendants, Darkon's descendants, Giddel's descendants,

5656 Descendants of Jaalah, Darkon, and Giddel.

5656 The sons of Jaalah, Darkon, Giddel,

5757 the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the sons of Ami.

5757 The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of Ami.

5757 Shephatiah's descendants, Hattil's descendants, Pochereth-hazzebaim's descendants, and Ami's descendants.

5757 Descendants of Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth-hazzebaim, and Ami.

5757 The sons of Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth-hazzebaim, Ami.

5858 All the temple servants and the sons of Solomon's servants were 392.

5858 All the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants, were three hundred ninety and two.

5858 All the temple servants and the descendants of Solomon's servants 392

5858 All of the Temple Servants and descendants of Solomon's servants numbered 392.

5858 All the Nethinim [the temple servants] and the sons of Solomon's servants were 392.

Those Of Unknown Origin

5959 Now these are those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan and Immer, but they were not able to give evidence of their fathers' households and their descendants, whether they were of Israel:

5959 And these were they which went up from Telmelah, Telharsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer: but they could not shew their father's house, and their seed, whether they were of Israel:

5959 The following are those who came from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer but were unable to prove that their families and ancestry were Israelite:

5959 Here is a list of returnees from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer who could not prove their ancestry and lineage from Israel:

5959 And these were they who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they could not show a record of their fathers' houses or prove their descent, whether they were of Israel:

6060 the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 652.

6060 The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.

6060 Delaiah's descendants, Tobiah's descendants, Nekoda's descendants 652

6060 Descendants of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda: 652

6060 The sons of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda, 652.

6161 Of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai, who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and he was called by their name.

6161 And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai; which took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name:

6161 and from the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Habaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, the descendants of Barzillai- who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by their name.

6161 Descendants of the Priests: Descendants of Habaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai, who married one of the daughters of Barzillai from Gilead and took that name.

6161 And of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, of Hakkoz, and of Barzillai, who had taken a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the [noted] Gileadite and had assumed their name.

6262 These searched among their ancestral registration, but they could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

6262 These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood.

6262 These searched for their entries in the genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified from the priesthood.

6262 These people searched for their ancestral registrations but they couldn't be located. Accordingly, they were assigned an "unclean" status and couldn't be priests.

6262 These sought their names among those enrolled in the genealogies, but they were not found; so they were excluded from the priesthood as [ceremonially] unclean.

6363 The governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest stood up with Urim and Thummim.

6363 And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and with Thummim.

6363 The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.

6363 Governor Zerubbabel also ruled that they shouldn't eat anything holy until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim.

6363 [Zerubbabel] the governor told them they should not eat of the most holy things [the priests' food] until there should be a priest with Urim and Thummim [who by consulting these articles in his breastplate could know God's will in the matter].

The Total Of The People And Animals Returning From Exile

6464 The whole assembly numbered 42,360,

6464 The whole congregation together was forty and two thousand three hundred and threescore,

6464 The whole combined assembly numbered 42,360

6464 The entire assembly numbered 42,360,

6464 The whole congregation numbered 42,360,

6565 besides their male and female servants who numbered 7,337; and they had 200 singing men and women.

6565 Beside their servants and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred thirty and seven: and there were among them two hundred singing men and singing women.

6565 not including their 7,337 male and female slaves, and their 200 male and female singers.

6565 not including 7,337 male and female servants, along with 200 singing men and women.

6565 Besides their menservants and maidservants, 7,337; and among them they had 200 men and women singers.

6666 Their horses were 736; their mules, 245;

6666 Their horses were seven hundred thirty and six; their mules, two hundred forty and five;

6666 They had 736 horses, 245 mules,

6666 In addition, they had 736 horses, 245 mules,

6666 Their horses were 736; their mules, 245;

6767 their camels, 435; their donkeys, 6,720.

6767 Their camels, four hundred thirty and five; their asses, six thousand seven hundred and twenty.

6767 435 camels, and 6,720 donkeys.

6767 435 camels, and 6,720 donkeys.

6767 Their camels were 435; their donkeys, 6,720.

Gifts Given For Temple Work

6868 Some of the heads of fathers' households, when they arrived at the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem, offered willingly for the house of God to restore it on its foundation.

6868 And some of the chief of the fathers, when they came to the house of the LORD which is at Jerusalem, offered freely for the house of God to set it up in his place:

6868 After they arrived at the Lord's house in Jerusalem, some of the family leaders gave freewill offerings for the house of God in order to have it rebuilt on its [original] site.

6868 When they arrived at the Temple of the LORD in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families contributed toward building the Temple of God on its former site.

6868 Some of the heads of families, when they came to the house of the Lord in Jerusalem, made freewill offerings for the house of God to [re]build it on its site.

6969 According to their ability they gave to the treasury for the work 61,000 gold drachmas and 5,000 silver minas and 100 priestly garments.

6969 They gave after their ability unto the treasure of the work threescore and one thousand drams of gold, and five thousand pound of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.

6969 Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project.

6969 They contributed to the treasury for this work in accordance with their ability: 61,000 golden drachma, 5,000 units of silver, and 100 priestly robes.

6969 They gave as they were able to the treasury for the work 61,000 darics of gold, 5,000 minas of silver, and 100 priests' garments.

7070 Now the priests and the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers and the temple servants lived in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.

7070 So the priests, and the Levites, and some of the people, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinims, dwelt in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.

7070 The priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, temple servants, and some of the people settled in their towns, and [the rest of] Israel [settled] in their towns.

7070 As a result, the priests, descendants of Levi, certain people, the singers, door-keepers, and the Temple Servants were able to settle in their original cities, with the rest of the Israelis in their cities.

7070 So the priests, the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers, and the temple servants lived in their own towns, and all Israel [gradually settled] into their towns.



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