1:1 Now in the with beasts, first year of beside the Cyrus king of freewill offering Persia, that the for the house of word of the LORD God that [is] in by the mouth of Jerusalem. Jeremiah might be 1:5 Then rose up fulfilled, the the chief of the LORD stirred up fathers of Judah the spirit of and Benjamin, and Cyrus king of the priests, and Persia, that he the Levites, with made a all [them] whose proclamation spirit God had throughout all raised, to go up his kingdom, and to build the [put it] also in house of the LORD writing, saying, which [is] in 1:2 Thus saith Jerusalem. Cyrus king of 1:6 And all they Persia, The LORD that [were] about God of heaven them strengthened hath given me all their hands with the kingdoms of vessels of the earth; and he silver, with hath charged me gold, with goods, to build him an and with beasts, house at and with precious Jerusalem, which things, beside [is] in Judah. all [that] was 1:3 Who [is willingly there] among you offered. of all his 1:7 Also Cyrus people? his God the king brought be with him, and forth the vessels let him go up to of the house of Jerusalem, which the LORD, which [is] in Judah, Nebuchadnezzar and build the had brought forth house of the LORD out of Jerusalem, God of Israel, and had put them (he [is] the in the house of God,) which [is] his gods; in Jerusalem. 1:8 Even those 1:4 And did Cyrus king of whosoever Persia bring remaineth in any forth by the hand place where he of Mithredath the sojourneth, let treasurer, and the men of his numbered them place help him unto Sheshbazzar, with silver, and the prince of with gold, and Judah. with goods, and 1:9 And this [is] the number Baanah. The of them: thirty number of the men chargers of gold, of the people of a thousand Israel: chargers of 2:3 The children silver, nine and of Parosh, two twenty knives, thousand an 1:10 Thirty hundred seventy basins of gold, and two. silver basins of 2:4 The children a second [sort] of Shephatiah, four hundred and three hundred ten, [and] other seventy and two. vessels a 2:5 The children thousand. of Arah, seven 1:11 All the hundred seventy vessels of gold and five. and of silver 2:6 The children [were] five of Pahathmoab, of thousand and four the children of hundred. All Jeshua [and] [these] did Joab, two Sheshbazzar bring thousand eight up with [them of] hundred and the captivity twelve. that were brought 2:7 The children up from Babylon of Elam, a unto Jerusalem. thousand two 2:1 Now these hundred fifty and [are] the four. children of the 2:8 The children province that of Zattu, nine went up out of hundred forty and the captivity, of five. those which had 2:9 The children been carried of Zaccai, seven away, whom hundred and Nebuchadnezzar threescore. the king of 2:10 The Babylon had children of Bani, carried away unto six hundred forty Babylon, and came and two. again unto 2:11 The Jerusalem and children of Judah, every one Bebai, six unto his city; hundred twenty 2:2 Which came and three. with Zerubbabel: 2:12 The Jeshua, Nehemiah, children of Seraiah, Azgad, a thousand Reelaiah, two hundred Mordecai, twenty and two. Bilshan, Mizpar, 2:13 The Bigvai, Rehum, children of Adonikam, six Chephirah, and hundred sixty and Beeroth, seven six. hundred and forty 2:14 The and three. children of 2:26 The Bigvai, two children of Ramah thousand fifty and Gaba, six and six. hundred twenty 2:15 The and one. children of Adin, 2:27 The men of four hundred Michmas, an fifty and four. hundred twenty 2:16 The and two. children of Ater 2:28 The men of of Hezekiah, Bethel and Ai, ninety and eight. two hundred twenty and three. 2:17 The children of 2:29 The Bezai, three children of Nebo, hundred twenty fifty and two. and three. 2:30 The 2:18 The children of children of Magbish, an Jorah, an hundred hundred fifty and and twelve. six. 2:19 The 2:31 The children of children of the Hashum, two other Elam, a hundred twenty thousand two and three. hundred fifty and 2:20 The four. children of 2:32 The Gibbar, ninety children of and five. Harim, three 2:21 The hundred and children of twenty. Bethlehem, an 2:33 The hundred twenty children of Lod, and three. Hadid, and Ono, 2:22 The men of seven hundred Netophah, fifty twenty and five. and six. 2:34 The 2:23 The men of children of Anathoth, an Jericho, three hundred twenty hundred forty and and eight. five. 2:24 The 2:35 The children of children of Azmaveth, forty Senaah, three and two. thousand and six 2:25 The hundred and children of thirty. Kirjatharim, 2:36 The priests: the the children of children of Hasupha, the Jedaiah, of the children of house of Jeshua, Tabbaoth, nine hundred 2:44 The seventy and children of three. Keros, the 2:37 The children of children of Siaha, the Immer, a thousand children of fifty and two. Padon, 2:38 The 2:45 The children of children of Pashur, a Lebanah, the thousand two children of hundred forty and Hagabah, the seven. children of 2:39 The Akkub, children of 2:46 The Harim, a thousand children of and seventeen. Hagab, the 2:40 The children of Levites: the Shalmai, the children of children of Jeshua and Hanan, Kadmiel, of the 2:47 The children of children of Hodaviah, seventy Giddel, the and four. children of 2:41 The Gahar, the singers: the children of children of Reaiah, Asaph, an hundred 2:48 The twenty and eight. children of Rezin, the 2:42 The children of children of the Nekoda, the porters: the children of children of Gazzam, Shallum, the 2:49 The children of Ater, children of Uzza, the children of the children of Talmon, the Paseah, the children of children of Akkub, the Besai, children of 2:50 The Hatita, the children of children of Asnah, the Shobai, [in] all children of an hundred thirty Mehunim, the and nine. children of 2:43 The Nephusim, Nethinims: the 2:51 The children of Ziha, children of Bakbuk, the servants, [were] children of three hundred Hakupha, the ninety and two. children of 2:59 And these Harhur, [were] they which 2:52 The went up from children of Telmelah, Bazluth, the Telharsa, Cherub, children of Addan, [and] Mehida, the Immer: but they children of could not show Harsha, their father's 2:53 The house, and their children of seed, whether Barkos, the they [were] of children of Israel: Sisera, the 2:60 The children of children of Thamah, Delaiah, the 2:54 The children of children of Tobiah, the Neziah, the children of children of Nekoda, six Hatipha. hundred fifty and 2:55 The two. children of 2:61 And of the Solomon's children of the servants: the priests: the children of children of Sotai, the Habaiah, the children of children of Koz, Sophereth, the the children of children of Barzillai; which Peruda, took a wife of 2:56 The the daughters of children of Barzillai the Jaalah, the Gileadite, and children of was called after Darkon, the their name: children of 2:62 These Giddel, sought their 2:57 The register [among] children of those that were Shephatiah, the reckoned by children of genealogy, but Hattil, the they were not children of found: therefore Pochereth of were they, as Zebaim, the polluted, put children of Ami. from the 2:58 All the priesthood. Nethinims, and 2:63 And the the children of Tirshatha said Solomon's unto them, that they should not after their eat of the most ability unto the holy things, till treasure of the there stood up a work threescore priest with Urim and one thousand and with Thummim. drams of gold, and five thousand 2:64 The whole pound of silver, congregation and one hundred together [was] priests' forty and two garments. thousand three 2:70 So the hundred [and] priests, and the threescore, Levites, and 2:65 Beside [some] of the their servants people, and the and their maids, singers, and the of whom [there porters, and the were] seven Nethinims, dwelt thousand three in their cities, hundred thirty and all Israel in and seven: and their cities. [there were] 3:1 And when the among them two seventh month was hundred singing come, and the men and singing children of women. Israel [were] in 2:66 Their the cities, the horses [were] people gathered seven hundred themselves thirty and six; together as one their mules, two man to Jerusalem. hundred forty and five; 3:2 Then stood 2:67 Their up Jeshua the son camels, four of Jozadak, and hundred thirty his brethren the and five; [their] priests, and asses, six Zerubbabel the thousand seven son of Shealtiel, hundred and and his brethren, twenty. and builded the 2:68 And [some] altar of the God of the chief of of Israel, to the fathers, when offer burnt they came to the offerings house of the LORD thereon, as [it which [is] at is] written in Jerusalem, the law of Moses offered freely the man of God. for the house of 3:3 And they set God to set it up the altar upon in his place: his bases; for 2:69 They gave fear [was] upon them because of them of Zidon, the people of and to them of those countries: Tyre, to bring and they offered cedar trees from burnt offerings Lebanon to the thereon unto the sea of Joppa, LORD, [even] according to the burnt offerings grant that they morning and had of Cyrus king evening. of Persia. 3:4 They kept 3:8 Now in the also the feast of second year of tabernacles, as their coming unto [it is] written, the house of God and [offered] the at Jerusalem, in daily burnt the second month, offerings by began Zerubbabel number, according the son of to the custom, as Shealtiel, and the duty of every Jeshua the son of day required; Jozadak, and the 3:5 And remnant of their afterward brethren the [offered] the priests and the continual burnt Levites, and all offering, both of they that were the new moons, come out of the and of all the captivity unto set feasts of the Jerusalem; and LORD that were appointed the consecrated, and Levites, from of every one that twenty years old willingly offered and upward, to a freewill set forward the offering unto the work of the house LORD. of the LORD. 3:6 From the 3:9 Then stood first day of the Jeshua [with] his seventh month sons and his began they to brethren, Kadmiel offer burnt and his sons, the offerings unto sons of Judah, the LORD. But the together, to set foundation of the forward the temple of the workmen in the LORD was not house of God: the [yet] laid. sons of Henadad, 3:7 They gave [with] their sons money also unto and their the masons, and brethren the to the Levites. carpenters; and 3:10 And when meat, and drink, the builders laid and oil, unto the foundation of the temple of the people: for the LORD, they set people shouted the priests in with a loud their apparel shout, and the with trumpets, noise was heard and the Levites afar off. the sons of Asaph 4:1 Now when the with cymbals, to adversaries of praise the LORD, Judah and after the Benjamin heard ordinance of that the children David king of of the captivity Israel. builded the 3:11 And they temple unto the sang together by LORD God of course in Israel; praising and 4:2 Then they giving thanks came to unto the LORD; Zerubbabel, and because [he is] to the chief of good, for his the fathers, and mercy [endureth] said unto them, for ever toward Let us build with Israel. And all you: for we seek the people your God, as ye shouted with a [do]; and we do great shout, when sacrifice unto they praised the him since the LORD, because the days of foundation of the Esarhaddon king house of the LORD of Assur, which was laid. brought us up 3:12 But many of hither. the priests and 4:3 But Levites and chief Zerubbabel, and of the fathers, Jeshua, and the [who were] rest of the chief ancient men, that of the fathers of had seen the Israel, said unto first house, when them, Ye have the foundation of nothing to do this house was with us to build laid before their an house unto our eyes, wept with a God; but we loud voice; and ourselves many shouted together will aloud for joy: build unto the 3:13 So that the LORD God of people could not Israel, as king discern the noise Cyrus the king of of the shout of Persia hath joy from the commanded us. noise of the 4:4 Then the weeping of the people of the land weakened the chancellor, and hands of the Shimshai the people of Judah, scribe, and the and troubled them rest of their in building, companions; the 4:5 And hired Dinaites, the counsellors Apharsathchites, against them, to the Tarpelites, frustrate their the Apharsites, purpose, all the the Archevites, days of Cyrus the Babylonians, king of Persia, the Susanchites, even until the the Dehavites, reign of Darius [and] the king of Persia. Elamites, 4:6 And in the 4:10 And the reign of rest of the Ahasuerus, in the nations whom the beginning of his great and noble reign, wrote they Asnapper brought [unto him] an over, and set in accusation the cities of against the Samaria, and the inhabitants of rest [that are] Judah and on this side the Jerusalem. river, and at 4:7 And in the such a time. days of 4:11 This [is] Artaxerxes wrote the copy of the Bishlam, letter that they Mithredath, sent unto him, Tabeel, and the [even] unto rest of their Artaxerxes the companions, unto king; Thy Artaxerxes king servants the men of Persia; and on this side the the writing of river, and at the letter [was] such a time. written in the 4:12 Be it known Syrian tongue, unto the king, and interpreted that the Jews in the Syrian which came up tongue. from thee to us 4:8 Rehum the are come unto chancellor and Jerusalem, Shimshai the building the scribe wrote a rebellious and letter against the bad city, and Jerusalem to have set up the Artaxerxes the walls [thereof], king in this and joined the sort: foundations. 4:9 Then [wrote] 4:13 Be it known Rehum the now unto the king, that, if river. this city be 4:17 [Then] sent builded, and the the king an walls set up answer unto Rehum [again, then] the chancellor, will they not pay and [to] Shimshai toll, tribute, the scribe, and and custom, and [to] the rest of [so] thou shalt their companions endamage the that dwell in revenue of the Samaria, and kings. [unto] the rest 4:14 Now because beyond the river, we have Peace, and at maintenance from such a time. [the king's] 4:18 The letter palace, and it which ye sent was not meet for unto us hath been us to see the plainly read king's dishonour, before me. therefore have we 4:19 And I sent and commanded, and certified the search hath been king; made, and it is 4:15 That search found that this may be made in city of old time the book of the hath made records of thy insurrection fathers: so shalt against kings, thou find in the and [that] book of the rebellion and records, and know sedition have that this city been made [is] a rebellious therein. city, and hurtful 4:20 There have unto kings and been mighty kings provinces, and also over that they have Jerusalem, which moved sedition have ruled over within the same all [countries] of old time: for beyond the river; which cause was and toll, this city tribute, and destroyed. custom, was paid 4:16 We certify unto them. the king that, if 4:21 Give ye now this city be commandment to builded [again], cause these men and the walls to cease, and thereof set up, that this city be by this means not builded, thou shalt have until [another] no portion on commandment shall this side the be given from me. the prophets of 4:22 Take heed God helping them. now that ye fail not to do this: 5:3 At the same why should damage time came to them grow to the hurt Tatnai, governor of the kings? on this side the 4:23 Now when river, and the copy of king Shetharboznai, Artaxerxes' and their letter [was] read companions, and before Rehum, and said thus unto Shimshai the them, Who hath scribe, and their commanded you to companions, they build this house, went up in haste and to make up to Jerusalem unto this wall? the Jews, and 5:4 Then said we made them to unto them after cease by force this manner, What and power. are the names of 4:24 Then ceased the men that make the work of the this building? house of God 5:5 But the eye which [is] at of their God was Jerusalem. So it upon the elders ceased unto the of the Jews, that second year of they could not the reign of cause them to Darius king of cease, till the Persia. matter came to 5:1 Then the Darius: and then prophets, Haggai they returned the prophet, and answer by letter Zechariah the son concerning this of Iddo, [matter]. prophesied unto 5:6 The copy of the Jews that the letter that [were] in Judah Tatnai, governor and Jerusalem in on this side the the name of the river, and God of Israel, Shetharboznai, [even] unto them. and his companions the 5:2 Then rose up Apharsachites, Zerubbabel the which [were] on son of Shealtiel, this side the and Jeshua the river, sent unto son of Jozadak, Darius the king: and began to 5:7 They sent a build the house letter unto him, of God which [is] wherein was at Jerusalem: and written thus; with them [were] Unto Darius the king, all peace. the king of 5:8 Be it known Babylon, the unto the king, Chaldean, who that we went into destroyed this the province of house, and Judea, to the carried the house of the people away into great God, which Babylon. is builded with 5:13 But in the great stones, and first year of timber is laid in Cyrus the king of the walls, and Babylon [the this work goeth same] king Cyrus fast on, and made a decree to prospereth in build this house their hands. of God. 5:9 Then asked 5:14 And the we those elders, vessels also of [and] said unto gold and silver them thus, Who of the house of commanded you to God, which build this house, Nebuchadnezzar and to make up took out of the these walls? temple that [was] 5:10 We asked in Jerusalem, and their names also, brought them into to certify thee, the temple of that we might Babylon, those write the names did Cyrus the of the men that king take out of [were] the chief the temple of of them. Babylon, and they 5:11 And thus were delivered they returned us unto [one], whose answer, saying, name [was] We are the Sheshbazzar, whom servants of the he had made God of heaven and governor; earth, and build 5:15 And said the house that unto him, Take was builded these these vessels, many years ago, go, carry them which a great into the temple king of Israel that [is] in builded and set Jerusalem, and up. let the house of 5:12 But after God be builded in that our fathers his place. had provoked the 5:16 Then came God of heaven the same unto wrath, he Sheshbazzar, gave them into [and] laid the the hand of foundation of the Nebuchadnezzar house of God which [is] in the house be Jerusalem: and builded, the since that time place where they even until now offered hath it been in sacrifices, and building, and let the [yet] it is not foundations finished. thereof be 5:17 Now strongly laid; therefore, if [it the height seem] good to the thereof king, let there threescore be search made in cubits, [and] the the king's breadth thereof treasure house, threescore which [is] there cubits; at Babylon, 6:4 [With] three whether it be rows of great [so], that a stones, and a row decree was made of new timber: of Cyrus the king and let the to build this expenses be given house of God at out of the king's Jerusalem, and house: let the king send 6:5 And also let his pleasure to the golden and us concerning silver vessels of this matter. the house of God, 6:1 Then Darius which the king made a Nebuchadnezzar decree, and took forth out of search was made the temple which in the house of [is] at the rolls, where Jerusalem, and the treasures brought unto were laid up in Babylon, be Babylon. restored, and 6:2 And there brought again was found at unto the temple Achmetha, in the which [is] at palace that [is] Jerusalem, [every in the province one] to his of the Medes, a place, and place roll, and therein [them] in the [was] a record house of God. thus written: 6:6 Now 6:3 In the first [therefore], year of Cyrus the Tatnai, governor king [the same] beyond the river, Cyrus the king Shetharboznai, made a decree and your [concerning] the companions the house of God at Apharsachites, Jerusalem, Let which [are] beyond the river, the king, and of be ye far from his sons. thence: 6:11 Also I have 6:7 Let the work made a decree, of this house of that whosoever God alone; let shall alter this the governor of word, let timber the Jews and the be pulled down elders of the from his house, Jews build this and being set up, house of God in let him be hanged his place. thereon; and let 6:8 Moreover I his house be made make a decree a dunghill for what ye shall do this. to the elders of 6:12 And the God these Jews for that hath caused the building of his name to dwell this house of there destroy all God: that of the kings and people, king's goods, that shall put to [even] of the their hand to tribute beyond alter [and] to the river, destroy this forthwith house of God expenses be given which [is] at unto these men, Jerusalem. I that they be not Darius have made hindered. a decree; let it 6:9 And that be done with which they have speed. need of, both 6:13 Then young bullocks, Tatnai, governor and rams, and on this side the lambs, for the river, burnt offerings Shetharboznai, of the God of and their heaven, wheat, companions, salt, wine, and according to that oil, according to which Darius the the appointment king had sent, so of the priests they did which [are] at speedily. Jerusalem, let it 6:14 And the be given them day elders of the by day without Jews builded, and fail: they prospered 6:10 That they through the may offer prophesying of sacrifices of Haggai the sweet savours prophet and unto the God of Zechariah the son heaven, and pray of Iddo. And they for the life of builded, and finished [it], [is] at according to the Jerusalem; as it commandment of is written in the the God of book of Moses. Israel, and 6:19 And the according to the children of the commandment of captivity kept Cyrus, and the passover upon Darius, and the fourteenth Artaxerxes king [day] of the of Persia. first month. 6:15 And this 6:20 For the house was priests and the finished on the Levites were third day of the purified month Adar, which together, all of was in the sixth them [were] pure, year of the reign and killed the of Darius the passover for all king. the children of 6:16 And the the captivity, children of and for their Israel, the brethren the priests, and the priests, and for Levites, and the themselves. rest of the 6:21 And the children of the children of captivity, kept Israel, which the dedication of were come again this house of God out of captivity, with joy, and all such as 6:17 And offered had separated at the dedication themselves unto of this house of them from the God an hundred filthiness of the bullocks, two heathen of the hundred rams, land, to seek the four hundred LORD God of lambs; and for a Israel, did eat, sin offering for 6:22 And kept all Israel, the feast of twelve he goats, unleavened bread according to the seven days with number of the joy: for the LORD tribes of Israel. had made them joyful, and 6:18 And they turned the heart set the priests of the king of in their Assyria unto divisions, and them, to the Levites in strengthen their their courses, hands in the work for the service of the house of of God, which God, the God of Israel. in the seventh 7:1 Now after year of these things, in Artaxerxes the the reign of king. Artaxerxes king 7:8 And he came of Persia, Ezra to Jerusalem in the son of the fifth month, Seraiah, the son which [was] in of Azariah, the the seventh year son of Hilkiah, of the king. 7:2 The son of 7:9 For upon the Shallum, the son first [day] of of Zadok, the son the first month of Ahitub, began he to go up 7:3 The son of from Babylon, and Amariah, the son on the first of Azariah, the [day] of the son of Meraioth, fifth month came 7:4 The son of he to Jerusalem, Zerahiah, the son according to the of Uzzi, the son good hand of his of Bukki, God upon him. 7:5 The son of 7:10 For Ezra Abishua, the son had prepared his of Phinehas, the heart to seek the son of Eleazar, law of the LORD, the son of Aaron and to do [it], the chief priest: and to teach in Israel statutes 7:6 This Ezra and judgments. went up from 7:11 Now this Babylon; and he [is] the copy of [was] a ready the letter that scribe in the law the king of Moses, which Artaxerxes gave the LORD God of unto Ezra the Israel had given: priest, the and the king scribe, [even] a granted him all scribe of the his request, words of the according to the commandments of hand of the LORD the LORD, and of his God upon him. his statutes to Israel. 7:7 And there 7:12 Artaxerxes, went up [some] of king of kings, the children of unto Ezra the Israel, and of priest, a scribe the priests, and of the law of the the Levites, and God of heaven, the singers, and perfect [peace], the porters, and and at such a the Nethinims, time. unto Jerusalem, 7:13 I make a decree, that all meat offerings they of the and their drink people of Israel, offerings, and and [of] his offer them upon priests and the altar of the Levites, in my house of your God realm, which are which [is] in minded of their Jerusalem. own freewill to 7:18 And go up to whatsoever shall Jerusalem, go seem good to with thee. thee, and to thy 7:14 Forasmuch brethren, to do as thou art sent with the rest of of the king, and the silver and of his seven the gold, that do counsellors, to after the will of inquire your God. concerning Judah 7:19 The vessels and Jerusalem, also that are according to the given thee for law of thy God the service of which [is] in the house of thy thine hand; God, [those] 7:15 And to deliver thou carry the silver before the God of and gold, which Jerusalem. the king and his 7:20 And counsellors have whatsoever more freely offered shall be needful unto the God of for the house of Israel, whose thy God, which habitation [is] thou shalt have in Jerusalem, occasion to 7:16 And all the bestow, bestow silver and gold [it] out of the that thou canst king's treasure find in all the house. province of 7:21 And I, Babylon, with the [even] I freewill offering Artaxerxes the of the people, king, do make a and of the decree to all the priests, offering treasurers which willingly for the [are] beyond the house of their river, that God which [is] in whatsoever Ezra Jerusalem: the priest, the 7:17 That thou scribe of the law mayest buy of the God of speedily with heaven, shall this money require of you, bullocks, rams, it be done lambs, with their speedily, 7:22 Unto an 7:26 And hundred talents whosoever will of silver, and to not do the law of an hundred thy God, and the measures of law of the king, wheat, and to an let judgment be hundred baths of executed speedily wine, and to an upon him, whether hundred baths of [it be] unto oil, and salt death, or to without banishment, or to prescribing [how confiscation of much]. goods, or to 7:23 Whatsoever imprisonment. is commanded by 7:27 Blessed the God of [be] the LORD God heaven, let it be of our fathers, diligently done which hath put for the house of [such a thing] as the God of this in the heaven: for why king's heart, to should there be beautify the wrath against the house of the LORD realm of the king which [is] in and his sons? Jerusalem: 7:24 Also we 7:28 And hath certify you, that extended mercy touching any of unto me before the priests and the king, and his Levites, singers, counsellors, and porters, before all the Nethinims, or king's mighty ministers of this princes. And I house of God, it was strengthened shall not be as the hand of lawful to impose the LORD my God toll, tribute, or [was] upon me, custom, upon and I gathered them. together out of 7:25 And thou, Israel chief men Ezra, after the to go up with me. wisdom of thy God, that [is] in 8:1 These [are] thine hand, set now the chief of magistrates and their fathers, judges, which may and [this is] the judge all the genealogy of them people that [are] that went up with beyond the river, me from Babylon, all such as know in the reign of the laws of thy Artaxerxes the God; and teach ye king. them that know 8:2 Of the sons [them] not. of Phinehas; Gershom: of the sons of sons of Ithamar; Shelomith; the Daniel: of the son of Josiphiah, sons of David; and with him an Hattush. hundred and 8:3 Of the sons threescore males. of Shechaniah, of the sons of 8:11 And of the Pharosh; sons of Bebai; Zechariah: and Zechariah the son with him were of Bebai, and reckoned by with him twenty genealogy of the and eight males. males an hundred 8:12 And of the and fifty. sons of Azgad; 8:4 Of the sons Johanan the son of Pahathmoab; of Hakkatan, and Elihoenai the son with him an of Zerahiah, and hundred and ten with him two males. hundred males. 8:13 And of the 8:5 Of the sons last sons of of Shechaniah; Adonikam, whose the son of names [are] Jahaziel, and these, Eliphelet, with him three Jeiel, and hundred males. Shemaiah, and 8:6 Of the sons with them also of Adin; threescore males. Ebed the son of Jonathan, and 8:14 Of the sons with him fifty also of Bigvai; males. Uthai, and 8:7 And of the Zabbud, and with sons of Elam; them seventy Jeshaiah the son males. of Athaliah, and 8:15 And I with him seventy gathered them males. together to the 8:8 And of the river that sons of runneth to Ahava; Shephatiah; and there abode Zebadiah the son we in tents three of Michael, and days: and I with him viewed the fourscore males. people, and the 8:9 Of the sons priests, and of Joab; Obadiah found there none the son of of the sons of Jehiel, and with Levi. him two hundred 8:16 Then sent I and eighteen for Eliezer, for males. Ariel, for 8:10 And of the Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for service of the Jarib, and for Levites, two Elnathan, and for hundred and Nathan, and for twenty Nethinims: Zechariah, and all of them were for Meshullam, expressed by chief men; also name. for Joiarib, and 8:21 Then I for Elnathan, men proclaimed a fast of understanding. there, at the river of Ahava, 8:17 And I sent that we might them with afflict ourselves commandment unto before our God, Iddo the chief at to seek of him a the place right way for us, Casiphia, and I and for our told them what little ones, and they should say for all our unto Iddo, [and] substance. to his brethren 8:22 For I was the Nethinims, at ashamed to the place require of the Casiphia, that king a band of they should bring soldiers and unto us ministers horsemen to help for the house of us against the our God. enemy in the way: 8:18 And by the because we had good hand of our spoken unto the God upon us they king, saying, The brought us a man hand of our God of understanding, [is] upon all of the sons of them for good Mahli, the son of that seek him; Levi, the son of but his power and Israel; and his wrath [is] Sherebiah, with against all them his sons and his that forsake him. brethren, eighteen; 8:23 So we 8:19 And fasted and Hashabiah, and besought our God with him Jeshaiah for this: and he of the sons of was entreated of Merari, his us. brethren and 8:24 Then I their sons, separated twelve twenty; of the chief of 8:20 Also of the the priests, Nethinims, whom Sherebiah, David and the Hashabiah, and princes had ten of their appointed for the brethren with them, chambers of the 8:25 And weighed house of the unto them the LORD. silver, and the 8:30 So took the gold, and the priests and the vessels, [even] Levites the the offering of weight of the the house of our silver, and the God, which the gold, and the king, and his vessels, to bring counsellors, and [them] to his lords, and Jerusalem unto all Israel the house of our [there] present, God. had offered: 8:31 Then we 8:26 I even departed from the weighed unto river of Ahava on their hand six the twelfth [day] hundred and fifty of the first talents of month, to go unto silver, and Jerusalem: and silver vessels an the hand of our hundred talents, God was upon us, [and] of gold an and he delivered hundred talents; us from the hand 8:27 Also twenty of the enemy, and basins of gold, of such as lay in of a thousand wait by the way. drams; and two 8:32 And we came vessels of fine to Jerusalem, and copper, precious abode there three as gold. days. 8:28 And I said 8:33 Now on the unto them, Ye fourth day was [are] holy unto the silver and the LORD; the the gold and the vessels [are] vessels weighed holy also; and in the house of the silver and our God by the the gold [are] a hand of Meremoth freewill offering the son of Uriah unto the LORD God the priest; and of your fathers. with him [was] 8:29 Watch ye, Eleazar the son and keep [them], of Phinehas; and until ye weigh with them [was] [them] before the Jozabad the son chief of the of Jeshua, and priests and the Noadiah the son Levites, and of Binnui, chief of the Levites; fathers of 8:34 By number Israel, at [and] by weight Jerusalem, in the of every one: and all the weight Hittites, the was written at Perizzites, the that time. Jebusites, the 8:35 [Also] the Ammonites, the children of those Moabites, the that had been Egyptians, and carried away, the Amorites. which were come 9:2 For they out of the have taken of captivity, their daughters offered burnt for themselves, offerings unto and for their the God of sons: so that the Israel, twelve holy seed have bullocks for all mingled Israel, ninety themselves with and six rams, the people of seventy and seven [those] lands: lambs, twelve he yea, the hand of goats [for] a sin the princes and offering: all rulers hath been [this was] a chief in this burnt offering trespass. unto the LORD. 9:3 And when I 8:36 And they heard this thing, delivered the I rent my garment king's and my mantle, commissions unto and plucked off the king's the hair of my lieutenants, and head and of my to the governors beard, and sat on this side the down astonied. river: and they 9:4 Then were furthered the assembled unto me people, and the every one that house of God. trembled at the 9:1 Now when words of the God these things were of Israel, done, the princes because of the came to me, transgression of saying, The those that had people of Israel, been carried and the priests, away; and I sat and the Levites, astonied until have not the evening separated sacrifice. themselves from 9:5 And at the the people of the evening sacrifice lands, [doing] I arose up from according to my heaviness; and their having rent my abominations, garment and my [even] of the mantle, I fell Canaanites, the upon my knees, and spread out my in our bondage, hands unto the but hath extended LORD my God, mercy unto us in 9:6 And said, O the sight of the my God, I am kings of Persia, ashamed and blush to give us a to lift up my reviving, to set face to thee, my up the house of God: for our our God, and to iniquities are repair the increased over desolations [our] head, and thereof, and to our trespass is give us a wall in grown up unto the Judah and in heavens. Jerusalem. 9:7 Since the 9:10 And now, O days of our our God, what fathers [have] we shall we say [been] in a great after this? for trespass unto we have forsaken this day; and for thy commandments, our iniquities have we, our 9:11 Which thou kings, [and] our hast commanded by priests, been thy servants the delivered into prophets, saying, the hand of the The land, unto kings of the which ye go to lands, to the possess it, is an sword, to unclean land with captivity, and to the filthiness of a spoil, and to the people of the confusion of lands, with their face, as [it is] abominations, this day. which have filled 9:8 And now for it from one end a little space to another with grace hath been their [showed] from the uncleanness. LORD our God, to 9:12 Now leave us a therefore give remnant to not your escape, and to daughters unto give us a nail in their sons, his holy place, neither take that our God may their daughters lighten our eyes, unto your sons, and give us a nor seek their little reviving peace or their in our bondage. wealth for ever: 9:9 For we that ye may be [were] bondmen; strong, and eat yet our God hath the good of the not forsaken us land, and leave [it] for an there assembled inheritance to unto him out of your children for Israel a very ever. great 9:13 And after congregation of all that is come men and women and upon us for our children: for the evil deeds, and people wept very for our great sore. trespass, seeing 10:2 And that thou our God Shechaniah the hast punished us son of Jehiel, less than our [one] of the sons iniquities of Elam, answered [deserve], and and said unto hast given us Ezra, We have [such] trespassed deliverance as against our God, this; and have taken 9:14 Should we strange wives of again break thy the people of the commandments, and land: yet now join in affinity there is hope in with the people Israel concerning of these this thing. abominations? 10:3 Now wouldest not thou therefore let us be angry with us make a covenant till thou hadst with our God to consumed [us], so put away all the that [there wives, and such should be] no as are born of remnant nor them, according escaping? to the counsel of 9:15 O LORD God my lord, and of of Israel, thou those that [art] righteous: tremble at the for we remain yet commandment of escaped, as [it our God; and let is] this day: it be done behold, we [are] according to the before thee in law. our trespasses: 10:4 Arise; for for we cannot [this] matter stand before thee [belongeth] unto because of this. thee: we also 10:1 Now when [will be] with Ezra had prayed, thee: be of good and when he had courage, and do confessed, [it]. weeping and 10:5 Then arose casting himself Ezra, and made down before the the chief house of God, priests, the Levites, and all themselves Israel, to swear together unto that they should Jerusalem within do according to three days. It this word. And [was] the ninth they sware. month, on the 10:6 Then Ezra twentieth [day] rose up from of the month; and before the house all the people of God, and went sat in the street into the chamber of the house of of Johanan the God, trembling son of Eliashib: because of [this] and [when] he matter, and for came thither, he the great rain. did eat no bread, 10:10 And Ezra nor drink water: the priest stood for he mourned up, and said unto because of the them, Ye have transgression of transgressed, and them that had have taken been carried strange wives, to away. increase the 10:7 And they trespass of made proclamation Israel. throughout Judah 10:11 Now and Jerusalem therefore make unto all the confession unto children of the the LORD God of captivity, that your fathers, and they should do his pleasure: gather themselves and separate together unto yourselves from Jerusalem; the people of the 10:8 And that land, and from whosoever would the strange not come within wives. three days, 10:12 Then all according to the the congregation counsel of the answered and said princes and the with a loud elders, all his voice, As thou substance should hast said, so be forfeited, and must we do. himself separated 10:13 But the from the people [are] congregation of many, and [it is] those that had a time of much been carried rain, and we are away. not able to stand 10:9 Then all without, neither the men of Judah [is this] a work and Benjamin of one day or gathered two: for we are many that have first day of the transgressed in first month. this thing. 10:18 And among 10:14 Let now the sons of the our rulers of all priests there the congregation were found that stand, and let had taken strange all them which wives: [namely], have taken of the sons of strange wives in Jeshua the son of our cities come Jozadak, and his at appointed brethren; times, and with Maaseiah, and them the elders Eliezer, and of every city, Jarib, and and the judges Gedaliah. thereof, until 10:19 And they the fierce wrath gave their hands of our God for that they would this matter be put away their turned from us. wives; and 10:15 Only [being] guilty, Jonathan the son [they offered] a of Asahel and ram of the flock Jahaziah the son for their of Tikvah were trespass. employed about 10:20 And of the this [matter]: sons of Immer; and Meshullam and Hanani, and Shabbethai the Zebadiah. Levite helped 10:21 And of the them. sons of Harim; 10:16 And the Maaseiah, and children of the Elijah, and captivity did so. Shemaiah, and And Ezra the Jehiel, and priest, [with] Uzziah. certain chief of 10:22 And of the the fathers, sons of Pashur; after the house Elioenai, of their fathers, Maaseiah, and all of them Ishmael, by [their] names, Nethaneel, were separated, Jozabad, and and sat down in Elasah. the first day of 10:23 Also of the tenth month the Levites; to examine the Jozabad, and matter. Shimei, and 10:17 And they Kelaiah, (the made an end with same [is] all the men that Kelita,) had taken strange Pethahiah, Judah, wives by the and Eliezer. 10:24 Of the the sons of singers also; Harim; Eliezer, Eliashib: and of Ishijah, the porters; Malchiah, Shallum, and Shemaiah, Telem, and Uri. Shimeon, 10:25 Moreover 10:32 Benjamin, of Israel: of the Malluch, [and] sons of Parosh; Shemariah. Ramiah, and 10:33 Of the Jeziah, and sons of Hashum; Malchiah, and Mattenai, Miamin, and Mattathah, Zabad, Eleazar, and Eliphelet, Malchijah, and Jeremai, Benaiah. Manasseh, [and] 10:26 And of the Shimei. sons of Elam; 10:34 Of the Mattaniah, sons of Bani; Zechariah, and Maadai, Amram, Jehiel, and Abdi, and Uel, and Jeremoth, and 10:35 Benaiah, Eliah. Bedeiah, Chelluh, 10:27 And of the sons of Zattu; 10:36 Vaniah, Elioenai, Meremoth, Eliashib, Eliashib, Mattaniah, and 10:37 Mattaniah, Jeremoth, and Mattenai, and Zabad, and Aziza. Jaasau, 10:38 And Bani, 10:28 Of the and Binnui, sons also of Shimei, Bebai; Jehohanan, 10:39 And Hananiah, Zabbai, Shelemiah, and [and] Athlai. Nathan, and 10:29 And of the Adaiah, sons of Bani; 10:40 Meshullam, Machnadebai, Malluch, and Shashai, Sharai, Adaiah, Jashub, 10:41 Azareel, and Sheal, and and Shelemiah, Ramoth. Shemariah, 10:30 And of the 10:42 Shallum, sons of Amariah, [and] Pahathmoab; Adna, Joseph. and Chelal, 10:43 Of the Benaiah, sons of Nebo; Maaseiah, Jeiel, Mattaniah, Mattithiah, Bezaleel, and Zabad, Zebina, Binnui, and Jadau, and Joel, Manasseh. Benaiah. 10:31 And [of] 10:44 All these had taken strange wives: and [some] of them had wives by whom they had children. ^Z^Z ~~~~~~