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Ezra Chapter 2 - New International Version

1. Now these are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken captive to Babylon (they returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town,

2. in company with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum and Baanah): The list of the men of the people of Israel:

3. the descendants of Parosh 2,172

4. of Shephatiah 372

5. of Arah 775

6. of Pahath-Moab (through the line of Jeshua and Joab) 2,812

7. of Elam 1,254

8. of Zattu 945

9. of Zaccai 760

10. of Bani 642

11. of Bebai 623

12. of Azgad 1,222

13. of Adonikam 666

14. of Bigvai 2,056

15. of Adin 454

16. of Ater (through Hezekiah) 98

17. of Bezai 323

18. of Jorah 112

19. of Hashum 223

20. of Gibbar 95

21. the men of Bethlehem 123

22. of Netophah 56

23. of Anathoth 128

24. of Azmaveth 42

25. of Kiriath Jearim, [1] Kephirah and Beeroth 743

26. of Ramah and Geba 621

27. of Micmash 122

28. of Bethel and Ai 223

29. of Nebo 52

30. of Magbish 156

31. of the other Elam 1,254

32. of Harim 320

33. of Lod, Hadid and Ono 725

34. of Jericho 345

35. of Senaah 3,630

36. The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah (through the family of Jeshua) 973

37. of Immer 1,052

38. of Pashhur 1,247

39. of Harim 1,017

40. The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel (through the line of Hodaviah) 74

41. The singers: the descendants of Asaph 128

42. The gatekeepers of the temple: the descendants of Shallum, Ater, Talmon, Akkub, Hatita and Shobai 139

43. The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, Hasupha, Tabbaoth,

44. Keros, Siaha, Padon,

45. Lebanah, Hagabah, Akkub,

46. Hagab, Shalmai, Hanan,

47. Giddel, Gahar, Reaiah,

48. Rezin, Nekoda, Gazzam,

49. Uzza, Paseah, Besai,

50. Asnah, Meunim, Nephussim,

51. Bakbuk, Hakupha, Harhur,

52. Bazluth, Mehida, Harsha,

53. Barkos, Sisera, Temah,

54. Neziah and Hatipha

55. The descendants of the servants of Solomon: the descendants of Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda,

56. Jaala, Darkon, Giddel,

57. Shephatiah, Hattil, Pokereth-Hazzebaim and Ami

58. The temple servants and the descendants of the servants of Solomon 392

59. The following came up from the towns of Tel Melah, Tel Harsha, Kerub, Addon and Immer, but they could not show that their families were descended from Israel:

60. The descendants of Delaiah, Tobiah and Nekoda 652

61. And from among the priests: The descendants of Hobaiah, Hakkoz and Barzillai (a man who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name).

62. These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.

63. The governor ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there was a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.

64. The whole company numbered 42,360,

65. besides their 7,337 menservants and maidservants; and they also had 200 men and women singers.

66. They had 736 horses, 245 mules,

67. 435 camels and 6,720 donkeys.

68. When they arrived at the house of the LORD in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families gave freewill offerings toward the rebuilding of the house of God on its site.

69. According to their ability they gave to the treasury for this work 61,000 drachmas [3] of gold, 5,000 minas [2] of silver and 100 priestly garments.

70. The priests, the Levites, the singers, the gatekeepers and the temple servants settled in their own towns, along with some of the other people, and the rest of the Israelites settled in their towns.

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Footnotes
  • 1: See Septuagint (see also Neh. 7:29); Hebrew Kiriath Arim.
  • 2: That is, about 1,100 pounds (about 500 kilograms)
  • 3: That is, about 3 tons (about 2.9 metric tons)

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