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 was enrolled by genealogies; and these are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel. And Judah was taken into exile in Babylon because of their unfaithfulness.
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 to dwell again in their possessions in their cities were Israel, the priests, the Levites, and the temple servants.
3 Those from Judah, from Benjamin, and from Ephraim and Manasseh who lived in Jerusalem were:
3 And some of the people of Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, and Manasseh dwelt in Jerusalem:
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, son of Omri, son of Imri, son of Bani, from the sons 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 Of the sons of Zerah: Jeuel and their kinsmen, six hundred and ninety.
7 Of the Benjamites: Sallu son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah;
7 Of the Benjaminites: Sallu the son of Meshullam, son of Hodaviah, 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 Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, Elah the son of Uzzi, son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephatiah, son of Reuel, 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 kinsmen according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty-six. All these were heads of fathers houses according to their fathers houses.
10 Of the priests: Jedaiah; Jehoiarib; Jakin;
10 Of the priests: Jedaiah, 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, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub, the chief officer 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, son of Pashhur, son of Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adi-el, son of Jahzerah, son of Meshullam, son of Meshillemith, 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 besides their kinsmen, heads of their fathers houses, one thousand seven hundred and sixty, 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 Of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, son of Azrikam, 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, Galal, and Mattaniah the son of Mica, son of Zichri, 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, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, son of Elkanah, who dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.
17 The gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their brothers, Shallum their chief
17 The gatekeepers were: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their kinsmen (Shallum being 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 stationed hitherto in the kings gate on the east side. These were the gatekeepers of the camp of the Levites.
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 Shallum the son of Kore, son of Ebiasaph, son of Korah, and his kinsmen of his fathers house, the Korahites, were in charge of the work of the service, keepers of the thresholds of the tent, as their fathers had been in charge of the camp of the LORD, keepers of the entrance.
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 the ruler over them in time past; the LORD 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 gatekeeper at the entrance 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, who were chosen as gatekeepers at the thresholds, were two hundred and twelve. They were enrolled by genealogies in their villages. David and Samuel the seer established them 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 sons were in charge of the gates of the house of the LORD, that is, the house of the tent, as guards.
24 The gatekeepers were on the four sides: east, west, north and south.
24 The gatekeepers were on the four sides, 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 kinsmen who were in their villages were obliged to come in every seven days, from time to time, to be with these;
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 gatekeepers, who were Levites, were in charge of the chambers and the treasures of 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; for upon them lay the duty of watching, and they had charge of opening it every 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 Some of them had charge of the utensils of service, for they were required to count them when they were brought in and 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 Others of them were appointed over the furniture, and over all the holy utensils, also over the fine flour, the wine, the oil, the incense, and the spices.
30 But some of the priests took care of mixing the spices.
30 Others, of the sons of the priests, prepared the mixing 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, the first-born of Shallum the Korahite, was in charge of making the flat cakes.
32 Some of their Kohathite brothers were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.
32 Also some of their kinsmen of the Kohathites had charge of 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 Now these are the singers, the heads of fathers houses of the Levites, dwelling in the chambers of the temple free from other service, for they were on duty 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, according to their generations, leaders, who lived in Jerusalem.
35 Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon. His wifes name was Maacah,
35 In Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, Je-iel, and the name of his wife was Maacah,
36 and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
36 and his first-born son Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
37 Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah and Mikloth.
37 Gedor, Ahio, Zech-ariah and Mikloth;
38 Mikloth was the father of Shimeam. They too lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.
38 and Mikloth was the father of Shime-am; and these also dwelt opposite their kinsmen in Jerusalem, with their kinsmen.
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 Ner was the father of Kish, Kish of Saul, Saul of Jonathan, Malchishua, 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 was the father of Micah.
41 The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tahrea and Ahaz.
41 The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tahre-a, 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 was the father of Jarah, and Jarah of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri was the father of Moza.
43 Moza was the father of Binea; Rephaiah was his son, Eleasah his son and Azel his son.
43 Moza was the father of Bine-a; and Rephaiah was his son, Ele-asah 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 Azel had six sons and these are their names: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, She-ariah, Obadiah, and Hanan; these were the sons of Azel.