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Nehemiah 11

The rulers, voluntary men, and the tenth man chosen by lot, dwell at Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 11:1 And the rulers of the people dwelt at Hierusalem: The other people also cast lottes, that among ten one part should go to Hierusalem into the holy citie to dwell, and nyne partes to be in the cities. Nehemiah 11:2 And the people thanked all the men that were willing to dwel at Hierusale.

A catalogue of their names.

Nehemiah 11:3 These are the heades of the prouince that dwelt in Hierusalem, and in the cities of Iuda, euery one in his possession, and in their cities: they of Israel, the priestes, Leuites, the Nethinims, & the children of Solomons seruauntes. Nehemiah 11:4 And at Hierusalem dwelt certayne of the children of Iuda, and of Beniamin: Of the children of Iuda, Athaiah, the sonne of Uzzia, the sonne of Zacharia, the sonne of Amaria, the sonne of Saphatia, the sonne of Mahalaleel, of the children of Phares. Nehemiah 11:5 And Maasia the sonne of Baruch, the sonne of Chol Hosa, the sonne of Hasaia, the sonne of Adaia, the sonne of Ioiarib, the sonne of Zacharia, the sonne of Siloni. Nehemiah 11:6 All these were the children of Phares that dwelt at Hierusalem, euen foure hundred three score and eyght valiaunt men. Nehemiah 11:7 These are the children of Beniamin: Salu the sonne of Mesullam, the sonne of Ioed, the sonne of Pedaia, the sonne of Colaia, the sonne of Masia, the sonne of Ithiel, the sonne of Isai. Nehemiah 11:8 And after hym Gabai, Sellai, nine hundred and twentie and eyght. Nehemiah 11:9 And Ioel the sonne of Zichri had the ouersight of them: and Iuda the sonne of Senua was the second ouer the citie. Nehemiah 11:10 Of the priestes: Iedatah the sonne of Ioiarib, Iachin, Nehemiah 11:11 Saraiah the sonne of Helkia, the sonne of Mesullam, the sonne of Zador, the sonne of Meraioth, the sonne of Achitob, was chiefe in the house of God, Nehemiah 11:12 And their brethren that dyd the worke in the temple, eyght hundred and twentie and two: And Adaia the sonne of Ieroham, the sonne of Pelaliah, the sonne of Amzi, the sonne of Zachari, the sonne of Phashur, the sonne of Malchia, Nehemiah 11:13 And his brethren chiefe among the fathers, two hundred and fourtie & two: And Amasai the sonne of Azrael, the sonne of Ahasai, the sonne of Moselemoth, the sonne of Immer, Nehemiah 11:14 And their brethren valiaunt men, an hundred and twentie and eyght: And their ouersear was Zabdiel a sonne of one of the great men. Nehemiah 11:15 Of the Leuites: Semeia the sonne of Hasub, the sonne of Azarikam, the sonne of Hasabia, the sonne of Buni, Nehemiah 11:16 And Sabathai, and Iosabad of the chiefe of the Leuites, had the ouersight of the outwarde businesse of the house of God. Nehemiah 11:17 And Mathania, the sonne of Micha, the sonne of Zabdi, the sonne of Asaph, was the principall to begin the thankesgeuing and prayer: and Bacbucia the seconde among his brethren, and Abda the sonne of Sammua, the sonne of Galal, the sonne of Ieduthun. Nehemiah 11:18 All the Leuites in the holy citie, were two hundred foure score and foure. Nehemiah 11:19 And the porters Accub and Talmon, and their brethren that kept the portes, were an hundred and seuentie and two.

The residue dwell in other cities.

Nehemiah 11:20 As for the residue of Israel, of the priestes and Leuites, they were in al the cities of Iuda, euery one in his inheritaunce. Nehemiah 11:21 And the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, and Ziha and Gispa were set ouer the Nethinims. Nehemiah 11:22 The ouersear of the Leuites at Hierusalem was Azzi, the sonne of Bani, the sonne of Hasabia, the sonne of Matthania, the sonne of Micha: Of the children of Asaph, singers were ouer the busines in the house of God: Nehemiah 11:23 For it was the kinges commaundement concerning them, that the singers should deale faythfully euery day, as was according. Nehemiah 11:24 And Pathaia the sonne of Mesebazel of the children of Zerah the sonne of Iuda, was next the king in al matters concerning the people. Nehemiah 11:25 And in the villages in their landes, some of the children of Iuda that were without in the townes of their land dwelt at Kiriath arba, and in the villages therof: and in Dibon and in the villages therof, and at Iecabzeel and in the villages therof: Nehemiah 11:26 At Iesua, Moladath, Bethphalet: Nehemiah 11:27 In the towne of Sual, Beerseba, and in the villages therof: Nehemiah 11:28 At Siklag, and Moconah, and the villages therof: Nehemiah 11:29 And at En rimmon, Zarah, Ierimuth, Nehemiah 11:30 Zonoa, Odollam, & in their villages, at Lachis, and in the fieldes therof: at Aseka, and in the villages therof, and they dwelt from Beerseba vnto the valley of Hinnom. Nehemiah 11:31 The children also of Beniamin from Geba, dwelt at Machmas, Aia, Bethel, and in their villages, Nehemiah 11:32 And at Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah, Nehemiah 11:33 Hazor, Ramah, Gethaim, Nehemiah 11:34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballath, Nehemiah 11:35 Lod, and Ono, in the carpenters valley. Nehemiah 11:36 And the Leuites had possession both in Iuda and in Beniamin.

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