1 All Israel was listed in the genealogies recorded in the book of the kings of Israel. The people of Judah were taken captive to Babylon because of their unfaithfulness.
1 So all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, behold, they are written in the book of the kings of Israel: and Judah was carried away captive to Babylon for their transgression.
2 Now the first to resettle on their own property in their own towns were some Israelites, priests, Levites and temple servants.
2 Now the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions in their cities were Israel, the priests, the Levites, and the Nethinim.
3 Those from Judah, from Benjamin, and from Ephraim and Manasseh who lived in Jerusalem were:
3 And in Jerusalem dwelt of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin, and of the children of Ephraim and Manasseh:
4 Uthai son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, a descendant of Perez son of Judah.
4 Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, of the children of Perez the son of Judah.
5 Of the Shilonites: Asaiah the firstborn and his sons.
5 And of the Shilonites: Asaiah the first-born, and his sons.
6 Of the Zerahites: Jeuel. The people from Judah numbered 690.
6 And of the sons of Zerah: Jeuel, and their brethren, six hundred and ninety.
7 Of the Benjamites: Sallu son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah;
7 And of the sons of Benjamin: Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah,
8 Ibneiah son of Jeroham; Elah son of Uzzi, the son of Micri; and Meshullam son of Shephatiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah.
8 and Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephatiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;
9 The people from Benjamin, as listed in their genealogy, numbered 956. All these men were heads of their families.
9 and their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were heads of fathers (houses) by their fathers houses.
10 Of the priests: Jedaiah; Jehoiarib; Jakin;
10 And of the priests: Jedaiah, and Jehoiarib, Jachin,
11 Azariah son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the official in charge of the house of God;
11 and Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God;
12 Adaiah son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malkijah; and Maasai son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer.
12 and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;
13 The priests, who were heads of families, numbered 1,760. They were able men, responsible for ministering in the house of God.
13 and their brethren, heads of their fathers houses, a thousand and seven hundred and threescore; very able men for the work of the service of the house of God.
14 Of the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, a Merarite;
14 And of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;
15 Bakbakkar, Heresh, Galal and Mattaniah son of Mica, the son of Zicri, the son of Asaph;
15 and Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph,
16 Obadiah son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun; and Berekiah son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, who lived in the villages of the Netophathites.
16 and Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.
17 The gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their brothers, Shallum their chief
17 And the porters: Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren (Shallum was the chief),
18 being stationed at the Kings Gate on the east, up to the present time. These were the gatekeepers belonging to the camp of the Levites.
18 who hitherto (waited) in the kings gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.
19 Shallum son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his fellow gatekeepers from his family (the Korahites) were responsible for guarding the thresholds of the Tent just as their fathers had been responsible for guarding the entrance to the dwelling of the LORD.
19 And Shallum the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his brethren, of his fathers house, the Korahites, were over the work of the service, keepers of the thresholds of the tent: and their fathers had been over the camp of Jehovah, keepers of the entry.
20 In earlier times Phinehas son of Eleazar was in charge of the gatekeepers, and the LORD was with him.
20 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was ruler over them in time past, (and) Jehovah was with him.
21 Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
21 Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tent of meeting.
22 Altogether, those chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds numbered 212. They were registered by genealogy in their villages. The gatekeepers had been assigned to their positions of trust by David and Samuel the seer.
22 All these that were chosen to be porters in the thresholds were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain in their office of trust.
23 They and their descendants were in charge of guarding the gates of the house of the LORD--the house called the Tent.
23 So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of Jehovah, even the house of the tent, by wards.
24 The gatekeepers were on the four sides: east, west, north and south.
24 On the four sides were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.
25 Their brothers in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.
25 And their brethren, in their villages, were to come in every seven days from time to time to be with them:
26 But the four principal gatekeepers, who were Levites, were entrusted with the responsibility for the rooms and treasuries in the house of God.
26 for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.
27 They would spend the night stationed around the house of God, because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key for opening it each morning.
27 And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge (thereof) was upon them; and to them pertained the opening thereof morning by morning.
28 Some of them were in charge of the articles used in the temple service; they counted them when they were brought in and when they were taken out.
28 And certain of them had charge of the vessels of service; for by count were these brought in and by count were these taken out.
29 Others were assigned to take care of the furnishings and all the other articles of the sanctuary, as well as the flour and wine, and the oil, incense and spices.
29 Some of them also were appointed over the furniture, and over all the vessels of the sanctuary, and over the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.
30 But some of the priests took care of mixing the spices.
30 And some of the sons of the priests prepared the confection of the spices.
31 A Levite named Mattithiah, the firstborn son of Shallum the Korahite, was entrusted with the responsibility for baking the offering bread.
31 And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the first-born of Shallum the Korahite, had the office of trust over the things that were baked in pans.
32 Some of their Kohathite brothers were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.
32 And some of their brethren, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the showbread, to prepare it every sabbath.
33 Those who were musicians, heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night.
33 And these are the singers, heads of fathers (houses) of the Levites, (who dwelt) in the chambers (and were) free (from other service); for they were employed in their work day and night.
34 All these were heads of Levite families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and they lived in Jerusalem.
34 These were heads of fathers (houses) of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these dwelt at Jerusalem.
35 Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon. His wifes name was Maacah,
35 And in Gibeon there dwelt the father of Gibeon, Jeiel, whose wifes name was Maacah:
36 and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
36 and his first-born son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab,
37 Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah and Mikloth.
37 and Gedor, and Ahio, and Zechariah, and Mikloth.
38 Mikloth was the father of Shimeam. They too lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.
38 And Mikloth begat Shimeam. And they also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, over against their brethren.
39 Ner was the father of Kish, Kish the father of Saul, and Saul the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab and Esh-Baal.
39 And Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchi-shua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.
40 The son of Jonathan: Merib-Baal, who was the father of Micah.
40 And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah.
41 The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tahrea and Ahaz.
41 And the sons of Micah: Pithon, and Melech, and Tahrea, (and Ahaz).
42 Ahaz was the father of Jadah, Jadah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri, and Zimri was the father of Moza.
42 And Ahaz begat Jarah; and Jarah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza;
43 Moza was the father of Binea; Rephaiah was his son, Eleasah his son and Azel his son.
43 and Moza begat Binea; and Rephaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.
44 Azel had six sons, and these were their names: Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel.
44 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these: Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan: these were the sons of Azel.