The Nobles in the Land - Nehemiah 7

Nehemiah 7:1 Now it came to pass, when the wall was built, and I  had set up the doors, and the porters and the singers and the  Levites were appointed.

Nehemiah 7:2 That I gave my brother  Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over  Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God  above many. 

Nehemiah 7:3 And I said unto them, Let not the gates  of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they  stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and  appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one  in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.  

Nehemiah 7:4 Now the city was large and great: but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.   

Nehemiah 7:5 And my God put into mine heart to gather together  the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be  reckoned by genealogy. And I found a register of the  genealogy of them which came up at the first, and found  written therein, 

Nehemiah 7:6 These are the children of the  province, that went up out of the captivity, of those that had  been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of  Babylon had carried away, and came again to Jerusalem and  to Judah, every one unto his city.

Nehemiah 7:7 Who came with  Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah,  Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum,  Baanah. The number, I say, of the men of the people of  Israel was this; 


Nehemiah 7:8 The children of Parosh, two  thousand an hundred seventy and two. 

Nehemiah 7:9 The children  of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and two. 

Nehemiah 7:10 The  children of Arah, six hundred fifty and two. 

Nehemiah 7:11 The  children of Pahath-moab, of the children of Jeshua and  Joab, two thousand and eight hundred and eighteen.  

Nehemiah 7:12 The children of Elam, a thousand two hundred fifty  and four. 

Nehemiah 7:13 The children of Zattu, eight hundred forty  and five. 

Nehemiah 7:14 The children of Zaccai, seven hundred and  threescore. 

Nehemiah 7:15 The children of Binnui, six hundred forty  and eight. 

Nehemiah 7:16 The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty  and eight. 

Nehemiah 7:17 The children of Azgad, two thousand  three hundred twenty and two. 

Nehemiah 7:18 The children of  Adonikam, six hundred threescore and seven. 

Nehemiah 7:19 The  children of Bigvai, two thousand threescore and seven.  

Nehemiah 7:20 The children of Adin, six hundred fifty and five.  

Nehemiah 7:21 The children of Ater of Hezekiah, ninety and eight.  

Nehemiah 7:22 The children of Hashum, three hundred twenty and  eight. 

Nehemiah 7:23 The children of Bezai, three hundred twenty  and four. 

Nehemiah 7:24 The children of Hariph, an hundred and  twelve. 

Nehemiah 7:25 The children of Gibeon, ninety and five.  

Nehemiah 7:26 The men of Bethlehem and Netophah, an hundred  fourscore and eight. 

Nehemiah 7:27 The men of Anathoth, an  hundred twenty and eight. 

Nehemiah 7:28 The men of Bethazmaveth,  forty and two. 

Nehemiah 7:29 The men of Kirjath-jearim,  Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty and three.  

Nehemiah 7:30 The men of Ramah and Gaba, six hundred twenty  and one. 

Nehemiah 7:31 The men of Michmas, an hundred and  twenty and two. 

Nehemiah 7:32 The men of Bethel and Ai, an  hundred twenty and three. 

Nehemiah 7:33 The men of the other  Nebo, fifty and two. 

Nehemiah 7:34 The children of the other Elam,  a thousand two hundred fifty and four. 

Nehemiah 7:35 The children  of Harim, three hundred and twenty. 

Nehemiah 7:36 The children of  Jericho, three hundred forty and five. 

Nehemiah 7:37 The children  of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred twenty and one.  

Nehemiah 7:38 The children of Senaah, three thousand nine hundred  and thirty.  

Nehemiah 7:39 The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house  of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy and three. 

Nehemiah 7:40 The  children of Immer, a thousand fifty and two. 

Nehemiah 7:41 The  children of Pashur, a thousand two hundred forty and seven.  

Nehemiah 7:42 The children of Harim, a thousand and seventeen.  

Nehemiah 7:43 The Levites: the children of Jeshua, of Kadmiel,  and of the children of Hodevah, seventy and four.  

Nehemiah 7:44 The singers: the children of Asaph, an hundred  forty and eight.  

Nehemiah 7:45 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, an hundred thirty  and eight.  

Nehemiah 7:46 The Nethinims: the children of Ziha, the children  of Hashupha, the children of Tabbaoth, 

Nehemiah 7:47 The children  of Keros, the children of Sia, the children of Padon, 

Nehemiah 7:48  The children of Lebana, the children of Hagaba, the  children of Shalmai, 

Nehemiah 7:49 The children of Hanan, the  children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, 

Nehemiah 7:50 The  children of Reaiah, the children of Rezin, the children of  Nekoda, 

Nehemiah 7:51 The children of Gazzam, the children of  Uzza, the children of Phaseah, 

Nehemiah 7:52 The children of  Besai, the children of Meunim, the children of  Nephishesim, 

Nehemiah 7:53 The children of Bakbuk, the children  of Hakupha, the children of Harhur, 

Nehemiah 7:54 The children of  Bazlith, the children of Mehida, the children of Harsha,  

Nehemiah 7:55 The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the  children of Tamah, 

Nehemiah 7:56 The children of Neziah, the  children of Hatipha.  

Nehemiah 7:57 The children of Solomon’s servants: the children  of Sotai, the children of 
Sophereth, the children of Perida,  

Nehemiah 7:58 The children of Jaala, the children of Darkon, the  children of Giddel, 

Nehemiah 7:59 The children of Shephatiah, the  children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the  children of Amon. 

Nehemiah 7:60 All the Nethinims, and the  children of Solomon’s servants, were three hundred ninety  and two. 

Nehemiah 7:61 And these were they which went up also  from Telmelah, Telharesha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer: but  they could not shew their father’s house, nor their seed,  whether they were of Israel. 

Nehemiah 7:62 The children of  Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six  hundred forty and two.  

Nehemiah 7:63 And of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the  children of Koz, the children of Barzillai, which took one  of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite to wife, and was  called after their name. 

Nehemiah 7:64 These sought their register  among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but it was  not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the  priesthood. 

Nehemiah 7:65 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 Thummim.  

Nehemiah 7:66 The whole congregation together was forty and  two thousand three hundred and threescore, 

Nehemiah 7:67 Beside  their manservants and their maidservants, of whom there  were seven thousand three hundred thirty and seven: and  they had two hundred forty and five singing men and  singing women. 

Nehemiah 7:68 Their horses, seven hundred thirty  and six: their mules, two hundred forty and five: 

Nehemiah 7:69  Their camels, four hundred thirty and five: six thousand  seven hundred and twenty asses.  

Nehemiah 7:70 And some of the chief of the fathers gave unto the  work. The Tirshatha gave to the treasure a thousand drams  of gold, fifty basons, five hundred and thirty priests’  garments. 

Nehemiah 7:71 And some of the chief of the fathers  gave to the treasure of the work twenty thousand drams of  gold, and two thousand and two hundred pounds of silver.  

Nehemiah 7:72 And that which the rest of the people gave was  twenty thousand drams of gold, and two thousand pounds of  silver, and threescore and seven priests’ garments. 

Nehemiah 7:73  So the priests, and the Levites, and the porters, and the  singers, and some of the people, and the Nethinims, and  all Israel, dwelt in their cities; and when the seventh month  came, the children of Israel were in their cities.