The number of the men of the people of Israel: The children of Parosh, two thousand one hundred seventy-two.
The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy-two.
The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy-five.
The children of Pahathmoab◆,
of the children of Jeshua
and Joab◆, two thousand eight hundred twelve.
The children of Elam◆, one thousand two hundred fifty-four.
The children of Zattu◆, nine hundred forty-five.
The children of Zaccai◆◆◆, seven hundred sixty.
The children of Bani◆, six hundred forty-two.
The children of Bebai◆, six hundred twenty-three.
The children of Azgad◆◆, one thousand two hundred twenty-two.
The children of Adonikam◆◆, six hundred sixty-six.
The children of Bigvai◆, two thousand fifty-six.
The children of Adin, four hundred fifty-four.
The children of Ater, of Hezekiah, ninety-eight.
The children of Bezai◆◆◆, three hundred twenty-three.
The children of Jorah◆◆◆, one hundred twelve.
The children of Hashum◆, two hundred twenty-three.
The children of Gibbar, ninety-five.
The children of Bethlehem, one hundred twenty-three.
The men of Netophah, fifty-six.
The men of Anathoth◆◆, one hundred twenty-eight.
The children of Azmaveth◆, forty-two.
The children of Kiriath Arim◆,
and Beeroth◆◆, seven hundred forty-three.
The children of Ramah
and Geba◆◆, six hundred twenty-one.
The men of Michmas◆, one hundred twenty-two.
The men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred twenty-three.
The children of Nebo◆, fifty-two.
The children of Magbish, one hundred fifty-six.
The children of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred fifty-four.
the children of Bakbuk,
the children of Hakupha,
the children of Harhur,
the children of Bazluth,
the children of Mehida,
the children of Harsha,
the children of Barkos◆,
the children of Sisera◆,
the children of Temah,
the children of Neziah◆◆,
the children of Hatipha◆.
The children of Solomon’s ◆ servants:
the children of Sotai,
the children of Hassophereth,
the children of Peruda,
the children of Jaalah◆,
the children of Darkon,
the children of Giddel,
the children of Shephatiah◆,
the children of Hattil,
the children of Pochereth Hazzebaim,
the children of Ami.
All the temple servants, and the children of Solomon’s servants, were three hundred ninety-two.
These were those who went up from Tel Melah, Tel Harsha,
but they could not show their fathers’ houses, and their offspring, whether they were of Israel:
the children of Delaiah,
the children of Tobiah,
the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty-two.
Now these are the children of the province, who went up out of the captivity of those who had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, everyone to his city;
The children of the gatekeepers: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, in all one hundred thirty-nine.
Of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Hakkoz, and the children of Barzillai, who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name.
When the seventh month had come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.
Then Jeshua the son of Jozadak stood up with his brothers the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and his brothers, and built the altar of the God of Israel, to offer burnt offerings on it, as it is written in the law of Moses the man of God.
In spite of their fear because of the peoples of the surrounding lands, they set the altar on its base; and they offered burnt offerings on it to Yahweh, even burnt offerings morning and evening.
They kept the feast of booths, as it is written, and offered the daily burnt offerings by number, according to the ordinance, as the duty of every day required;
and afterward the continual burnt offering, the offerings of the new moons, of all the set feasts of Yahweh that were consecrated, and of everyone who willingly offered a free will offering to Yahweh.
From the first day of the seventh month, they began to offer burnt offerings to Yahweh; but the foundation of Yahweh’s temple was not yet laid.
They also gave money to the masons, and to the carpenters. They also gave food, drink, and oil to the people of Sidon and Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea, to Joppa, according to the grant that they had from Cyrus King of Persia.
Now in the second year of their coming to God’s house at Jerusalem, in the second month, Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and the rest of their brothers the priests and the Levites, and all those who had come out of the captivity to Jerusalem, began the work and appointed the Levites, from twenty years old and upward, to have the oversight of the work of Yahweh’s house.
Then Jeshua stood with his sons and his brothers, Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of Judah, together, to have the oversight of the workmen in God’s house: the sons of Henadad, with their sons and their brothers the Levites.
When the builders laid the foundation of Yahweh’s temple, they set the priests in their clothing with trumpets, with the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise Yahweh, according to the directions of David king of Israel.