Ezra Nechemyah / עזרא ונחמיה

Nehemiah Chapter 11

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11:1 And the rulers of the people dwelt at Yerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם) the kadosh city, and nine parts [to dwell] in [other] cities.

11:2 And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם).

11:3 Now these [are] the chief of the province that dwelt in Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם): but in the cities of Yehudah dwelt every one in his possession in their cities, [to wit], Yisrael, the Kohenim, and the Leviim, and the Netinim, and benai Sholomo's eved.

11:4 And at Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם) dwelt [certain] of benai Yehudah, and of benai Benyamin. Of benai Yehudah; Athayah ben Uzzyah, ben Zecharyah, ben Amaryah, ben Shefatyah, ben Mahalaleel, of benai Perez;

11:5 And Maaseyah ben Baruch, ben kolchozeh, ben Hazayah, ben Adayah, ben Yoiarib, ben Zecharyah, ben Shiloni.

11:6 All benai Perez that dwelt at Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם) [were] four hundred threescore and eight valiant men.

11:7 And these [are] benai Benyamin; Sallu ben Meshullam, ben Yoed, ben Pedayah, ben Kolayah, ben Maaseyah, ben Ithiel, ben Yesayah.

11:8 And after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty and eight.

11:9 And YoEl ben Zichri [was] their overseer: and Yehudah ben Senuah [was] second over the city.

11:10 Of the Kohenim: Yedayah ben Yoiariv, Yachin.

11:11 Serayah ben Hilkyah, ben Meshullam, ben Zadok, ben Meraioth, ben Ahituv, [was] the ruler of the beit Elohim (אלהים).

11:12 And their brethren that did the work of the bayit [were] eight hundred twenty and two: and Adayah ben Yeroham, ben Pelalyah, ben Amzi, ben Zecharyah, ben Pashur, ben Malkyah,

11:13 And his brethren, chief of the fathers, two hundred forty and two: and Amashai ben Azareel, ben Ahasai, ben Meshillemoth, ben Immer,

11:14 And their brethren, mighty men of valour, an hundred twenty and eight: and their overseer [was] Zabdiel, ben [one of] the great men.

11:15 Also of the Leviim: Shemayah ben Hashuv, ben Azrikam, ben Hashavyah, ben Bunni;

11:16 And Shabbethai and Yozavad, of the chief of the Leviim, [had] the oversight of the outward business of the beit Elohim (אלהים).

11:17 And Mattanyah ben MiKa, ben Zabdi, ben Asaph, [was] the principal to begin Yadah tefillah: and Bakbukyah the second among his brethren, and Avda ben Shammua, ben Galal, ben Yeduthun.

11:18 All the Leviim in the kadosh city [were] two hundred fourscore and four.

11:19 Moreover the shoer (porter), Akkuv, Talmon, and their brethren that kept the sha'ar (שׁע), [were] an hundred seventy and two.

11:20 And the residue of Yisrael, of the Kohenim, [and] the Leviim, [were] in all the cities of Yehudah, every one in his inheritance.

11:21 But the Netinim dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gispa [were] over the Netinim.

11:22 The overseer also of the Leviim at Yerushalayim (ירושׁלם) [was] Uzzi ben Bani, ben Hashabyah, ben Mattanyah, ben Micha. Of benai Asaph, the singers [were] over the business of the beit Elohim (אלהים).

11:23 For [it was] the melekh's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.

11:24 And Pethahyah ben Meshezaveel, of benai Zerah ben Yehudah, [was] at the melekh's hand in all matters concerning the people.

11:25 And for the villages, with their fields, [some] of benai Yehudah dwelt at Kirjat-Arba, and [in] the villages thereof, and at Divon, and [in] the villages thereof, and at Yekavtzeel, and [in] the villages thereof,

11:26 And at Yehoshua, and at Moladah, and at Beith-Felet,

11:27 And at Hazar-Shual, and at Beer-Sheva, and [in] the villages thereof,

11:28 And at Ziklag, and at Mekonah, and in the villages thereof,

11:29 And at Enrimmon, and at Zareah, and at Yarmut,

11:30 Zanoah, Adullam, and [in] their villages, at Lakhish, and the fields thereof, at Azekah, and [in] the villages thereof. And they dwelt from Beersheva unto the valley of Hinnom.

11:31 The children also of Benyamin from Geva [dwelt] at Michmash, and Aiva, and Bethel, and [in] their villages,

11:32 [And] at Anathoth, Nov, Ananyah,

11:33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,

11:34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,

11:35 Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen.

11:36 And of the Leviim [were] divisions [in] Yehudah, [and] in Benyamin.


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