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Ezra Chapter 2 | Parsha:

1These are the people of the province who came up from among the captive exiles whom King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had carried into exile to Babylon, who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own city, 2who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah:
The list of the men of the people of Israel:
3the sons of Parosh—2,172; 4the sons of Shephatiah—372; 5the sons of Arah—775; 6the sons of Pahath-moab: the sons of Jeshua and Joab—2,812; 7the sons of Elam—1,254; 8the sons of Zattu—945; 9the sons of Zaccai—760; 10the sons of Bani—642; 11the sons of Bebai—623; 12the sons of Azgad—1,222; 13the sons of Adonikam—666; 14the sons of Bigvai—2,056; 15the sons of Adin—454; 16the sons of Ater: Hezekiah—98; 17the sons of Bezai—323; 18the sons of Jorah—112; 19the sons of Hashum—223; 20the sons of Gibbar—95; 21the sons of Bethlehem—123; 22the sons of Netophah—56; 23the sons of Anathoth—128; 24the sons of Azmaveth—42; 25the sons of Kiriath-arim: Chephirah and Beeroth—743; 26the sons of Ramah and Geba—621; 27the men of Michmas—122; 28the men of Beth-el and Ai—223; 29the men of Nebo—52; 30the sons of Magbish—156; 31the sons of the other Elam—1,254; 32the sons of Harim—320; 33the sons of Lod, Hadid, and Ono—725; 34the sons of Jericho—345; 35the sons of Senaah—3,630.

36The priests: the sons of Jedaiah: the house of Jeshua—973; 37the sons of Immer—1,052; 38the sons of Pashhur—1,247; 39the sons of Harim—1,017.

40The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel: the sons of Hodaviah—74.

41The singers: the sons of Asaph—128.

42The gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, the sons of Shobai, all told—139.

43The temple servants: the sons of Ziha, the sons of Hasupha, the sons of Tabbaoth, 44the sons of Keros, the sons of Siaha, the sons of Padon, 45the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub, 46the sons of Hagab, the sons of Salmai, the sons of Hanan, 47the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah, 48the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam, 49the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai, 50the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of Nephusim, 51the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur, 52the sons of Bazluth, the sons of Mehida, the sons of Harsha, 53the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah, 54the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha.

55The sons of Solomon’s servants: the sons of Sotai, the sons of Hassophereth, the sons of Peruda, 56the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel, 57the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the sons of Ami.

58The total of temple servants and the sons of Solomon’s servants—392.

59The following were those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer—they were unable to tell whether their father’s house and descent were Israelite: 60the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda—652.

61Of the sons of the priests, the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Hakkoz, the sons of Barzillai who had married a daughter of Barzillai and had taken his name— 62these searched for their genealogical records, but they could not be found, so they were disqualified for the priesthood. 63The Tirshatha ordered them not to eat of the most holy things until a priest with Urim and Thummim should appear.

64The sum of the entire community was 42,360, 65not counting their male and female servants, those being 7,337; they also had 200 male and female singers. 66Their horses—736; their mules—245; 67their camels—435; their asses—6,720.

68Some of the chiefs of the clans, on arriving at the House of the Lord in Jerusalem, gave a freewill offering to erect the House of God on its site. 69In accord with their means, they donated to the treasury of the work: gold—6,100 drachmas, silver—5,000 minas, and priestly robes—100.

70The priests, the Levites and some of the people, and the singers, gatekeepers, and the temple servants took up residence in their towns and all Israel in their towns.

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