1 (A)Now these are the (a)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.
1 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;
1 These(A) now are the people of the province who came from those captive exiles King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon(a) had deported to Babylon.(B) They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town.
1 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,
1 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.
2 Which came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:
2 along with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. Here is the enumeration of: The Men of Israel:
2 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:
6 The children of Pahathmoab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve.
6 Pahath-moab’s descendants: Jeshua’s and Joab’s descendants 2,812
6 Descendants of Pahath-moab; that is, through Jeshua and Joab: 2,812
6 The sons of Pahath-moab, namely of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812.
25 The children of Kirjatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty and three.
25 Kiriatharim’s, Chephirah’s, and Beeroth’s people743
25 Descendants of exiles from Kiriath-arim; that is, Chephirah and Beeroth: 743
25 The sons of Kiriath-arim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, 743.
36 The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three.
36 The priests included: Jedaiah’s descendants of the house of Jeshua 973
36 The Priests: Descendants of Jedaiah from the household of Jeshua: 973
36 The priests: the sons of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, 973.
40 The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, seventy and four.
40 The Levites included: Jeshua’s and Kadmiel’s descendants from Hodaviah’s descendants 74
40 The Descendants of Levi: Descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel; that is, descendants of Hodaviah: 74
40 The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the house of Hodaviah, 74.
42 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.
42 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.
42 The Descendants of the Gatekeepers: Descendants of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai, totaling: 139
42 The sons of the gatekeepers: of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita, and Shobai, in all 139.
43 The Nethinims: the children of Ziha, the children of Hasupha, the children of Tabbaoth,
43 The Temple Servants: Descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, and Tabbaoth.
43 The Nethinim [the temple servants]: the sons of Ziba, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,
50 The children of Asnah, the children of Mehunim, the children of Nephusim,
50 Descendants of Asnah, Meunim, and Nephusim.
50 The sons of Asnah, Meunim, Nephisim,
52 The children of Bazluth, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha,
52 52 Bazluth’s descendants,Mehida’s descendants, Harsha’s descendants,
52 Descendants of Bazluth, Mehida, and Harsha.
52 The sons of Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,
55 The children of Solomon's servants: the children of Sotai, the children of Sophereth, the children of Peruda,
55 The Descendants of Solomon's Servants: Descendants of Sotai, Hassophereth, and Peruda.
55 The sons of [King] Solomon's servants: the sons of Sotai, Sophereth (Hassophereth), Peruda,
57 The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of Ami.
57 Shephatiah’s descendants, Hattil’s descendants,Pochereth-hazzebaim’s descendants, and Ami’s descendants.
57 Descendants of Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth-hazzebaim, and Ami.
57 The sons of Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth-hazzebaim, Ami.
58 All the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants, were three hundred ninety and two.
58 All the temple servants and the descendants of Solomon’s servants 392.
58 All of the Temple Servants and descendants of Solomon's servants numbered 392.
58 All the Nethinim [the temple servants] and the sons of Solomon's servants were 392.
59 Now these are those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, (u)Addan and Immer, but they were not able to (v)give evidence of their fathers’ households and their (w)descendants, whether they were of Israel:
59 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:
59 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:
59 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:
59 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:
60 the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 652.
60 The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.
60 Delaiah’s descendants,Tobiah’s descendants, Nekoda’s descendants 652
60 Descendants of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda: 652
60 The sons of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda, 652.
61 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:
61 and from the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Hobaiah, 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.
61 Descendants of the Priests: Descendants of Habaiah, Hakkoz, and Barzillai, who married one of the daughters of Barzillai from Gilead and took that name.
61 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.
62 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.
62 These searched for their entries in the genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified from the priesthood.
62 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.
62 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.
63 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.
63 Governor Zerubbabel also ruled that they shouldn't eat anything holy until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim.
63 [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].
65 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.
65 not including 7,337 male and female servants, along with 200 singing men and women.
65 Besides their menservants and maidservants, 7,337; and among them they had 200 men and women singers.
68 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:
68 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.
68 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.
69 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.
69 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.
69 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.
70 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.
70 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.
70 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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