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Register of those who

NEHEMIAH. VI. returned froin Babylon. the singers and the Levites were B. C. 445. 19 The children of Bigvai, two ppointed,

thousand threescore and seven. 2 That I gave my brother Hanani,

20 The children of Adin, six hunand Hananiah the ruler of the pa

dred fifty and five.

Ac.6 3,5. lace, charge over Jerusalem: for b

21 The children of Ater of Hezehe was a faithful man, and feared c

kiah, ninety and eight. God above many.

c Ex. 18.21.

22 The children or Hashum, three 3 And I said unto them, Let not

hundred twenty and eight. the gates of Jerusalem be opened

23 The children of Bezai, three until the sun be hot; and while 1 broad in hundred twenty and four. they stand by, let them shut the spaces. 21 The children of 4 Hariph, an doors, and bar them: and appoint

hundred and twelve. watches of the inhabitants of Jeru

25 The children of 6 Gibeon, ninety

d Ezr.7.27. salem, every one in his watch, and

and five. every one to be over against his

26 The men of Beth-lehem and house.

Netophah, an hundred fourscore 4 Now the city was 1 large and great; but the people were few

27 The men of Anathoth, an huntherein, and the houses were not | Ezr.2.1. dred twenty and eight. builded.

28 The men of 6 Beth-azmaveth, 5 And my God put d into mine

forty and two. heart to gather togeiher the nobles. 8 2Ki.24. 14 29 The men of 7 Kirjath-jearim and the rulers, and the people, that

16. Chephirah,and Beeroth, seven hunthey might be reckoned by gene

dred forty and three. alogy. And I found a register e of 1 Hag. 1.1. 30 The men of Ramah and Gaba, the genealogy of them which came

six hundred twenty and one. up at the first, and found written

31 The men of Michmas, an huntherein,

2 or, Seraiah, dred and twenty and two.

Ezr.2.2. 6 These f are the children of the

32 The men of Beth-el and Ai, an province, that went up out of the

hundred twenty and three. captivity, of those that had been 3 or, Bani. 33 The men of the other Nebo, carried away, whom g Nebuchad

fifty and two. nezzar the king of Babylon had car

31 The children of the other Elam, ried away, and came again to Jeru

a thousand two hundred fifty and salem and to Judah, every one unto

four.

35 The children of Harim, three ? Who came with Zerubbabel, h

hundred and twenty. Jeshua, Nehemiah, 2 Azariah, Raa

36 The children of Jericho, three miah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bil

4 or, Jorah.

hundred forty and five. shan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum,

37 The children of Lod, Hadid, and Baanah. The number, I say, of the s or, Gibbar. Ono seven hundred twenty and one. men of the people of Israel, was

38 The children of Senaah, threo this :

thousand nine hundred and thirty. 8 The children of Parosh, two or, Azma 39 T The priests: the children of thousand an hundred seventy and

veth. Jedaiah, k of the house of Jeshua, two.

nine hundred seventy and three. 9 "The children of Shephatiah, - or, Kir.

10 The children of Immer, a thouthree hundred seventy and two.

jath-arim.

sand fifty and two. 10 The children of Arah, six hun

41 The children of Pashur,l a thoudred fifty and two.

sand two hundred forty and seven. 11 The children of Pahath-moab, i ver. 12. 42 The children of Harim, a thou. of the children of Jeshua and Joab,

sand and seventeen. two thousand and eight hundred

43 T The Levites: the children of and eighteen.

k 1Ch.21.7,

Jeshua,of Kadmiel,and of the child

&c. 12 The children of Elam, a thou

ren of 8 Hodevah, seventy and four sand two hundred fifty and four.

41 The singers: the children of 13 The children of Zattu, eight 1 1Ch.9.12. Asaph, an hundred forty and eight hundred forty and five.

45 T The porters: the children of 14 The children of Zaccai, seven

Shallum, the children of Ater, the hundred and threescore.

children of Talmon, the children 15 The children of 3 Binnui, six viah, of Akkub, the children of Hatita, hundred forty and eight.

Ezr. 2.40, the children of Shobai, an hundred 16 The children of Bebai, six hun

or, Judah, thirty and eight.

Ezr.3.9. dred twenty and eight.

46 The Nethinims: the children 17 The children of Azgad, two

of Zäha, the children of Hushupha, fhousand three hundred twenty 9 or, Siaha.

the children of Tabbaoth,

47 The children of Keros, the child 18 The children of Adonikam, six

ren of 9 Sia, the children of Padon, bundred threescore and seven.

48 The children of Jebana, the

his city;

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. came to pass, when San

Stratagem of Sanballat. NEHEMIAH, VI, VII. The wall is finished. 15 But the former governors that| B. C. 445.

8 Then I sent unto him, saying, aad been before me were charge

There are no such things done as able unto the people, and had taken

thou sayest, but thou feignest them of them bread and wine, beside P Pr.16.6. out of thine own heart.

2Co.11.9. forty shekels of silver; yea, even

9 For they all made us afraid, say

12.13. their servants bare rule over the

ing, Their hands shall be weakenpeople: but p so did not I, because

ed from the work, that it be not of the fear q of God.

done. Now, therefore, O God, 9 16 Yea, also I continued in the

r ver. 14, 15.

strengthen my hands. work of this wall, neither bought we

10 Afterward I came unto the any land : and all my servants were . Ps.37.21,26. house of Shemaiah the son of Degathered thither unto the work.

laiah, the son of Mehetabeel, who 17 Moreover there were at my tablet ch.13.22. was shut up; and he said, Let us an hundred and fisty of the Jews Ps.40.17. meet together in the house of God, and rulers, beside those that came

within the temple, and let us shut unto us from amovg the heathen u Mat.25.40. the doors of the temple : for they

Mar.9.41. that are about us.

will come to slay thee; yea, in the 18 Now that which was prepared for me daily was one ox and six (CHAP. 6.) nignt h will they come to slay thee.

ii And I said, Should i such a man choice sheep; also fowls were pre- a ch.2.10, 19. as I flee? and who is there, that, pared for me, and once in ten days 4.1,7. being as I am, would go into the store of all sorts of wine : yet for

temple to save his life? I will not all this required not I the breadrior,

Gashmu, go in. of the governor, because s the bond

ver.6.

12 And, lo, I perceived that God ago was heavy upon this people.

had not sent him; but that he pro

b Pr.26.24, 19 Think t upon me, my God, for

25.

nounced this prophecy against me good, according u to all that I have

for Tobiah and Sanballat had hired done for this people.

c ch.11.35.

him. CHAPTER VI.

ICh.8.12. 13 Thereforek was he hired, that Sanballat practiseth by craft to ter

I should be afraid, and do so, and rify Nehemiah.

d Ps.37.12,32. sin, l and that they might have mat

ter for an evil report,that they might ballat, a and Tobiah, and 1 Ge- e Pr.14.15.

reproach me. shemn the Arabian, and the rest of

14 My God, think m thou upon our enemies, heard that I had builu- f Je.20.10.

Tobiah and Sanballat according te ed the wall, and that there was no 2 or, Geshem, these their works, and on the probreach left therein; (though at that

ver.1.

phetess Noahdiah, and the rest of time I had not set up the doors

the prophets, that would have put upon the gatesi?

me in fear. 2 That Sanballat and Geshemb

15 So the wall was finished in sent unto me, saying, Come, let us & 1Sa.30.6. the twenty and fifth day of the month meet together in some one of the Ps. 71.1. Elul, in fifty and two days. villages in the plain of Ono.c But

16 And it came to pass, that when they d thought to do me mischief.

h Job 24.16.

all our enemies heard thereof, and 3 And I sent messengers untoli Ps.11.1. all the heathen that were about us them, saying, I am doing a great 112.6,8 saw these things, they were much work, so that I cannot come down : Lu. 13.31. cast down in their own eyes: for n why should the work cease, whilst

33,

they perceived that this work was I leave it, and come down to you?

Ac,20.24.

wrought of our God. 4 Yet they sent unto me four times

21.13.

17 | Moreover in those days the after this sort; and e I answered A Eze. 13.17, nobles of Judah 3 sent many letters them after the same manner.

&c. unto Tobiah, and the letters of To5 Then sent Sanballat his servant

I Ja.4.17.

biah came unto them. unto me in like manner the fifth

18 For there were many in Judah time with an open letter in his hand; mch. 13.29. sworn unto him, because he was

6 Wherein was written, It is f re Ps.36.11, 12. the son-in-law of Shechaniah the ported among the heathen, and

n Ps. 126.2.

son of Arah ; and his son Johanan 2 Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel: for which

Ac.5.38,39. lam the son of Berechiah.

had taken the daughter of Mesh ulcause thou buildest the wall, that 3 multiplied 19 Also they reported his good thou mayest be their king, accord their letters deeds before me, and uttered my ing to these words.

passing to 4 words to him. And Tobiah sent 7 And thou hast also appointed

Tobiah. letters to put me in fear. prophets to preach of thee at Jeru

CHAPTER VII.

or, matters. salem, saying, There is a king in

A register of those who returned from Judah : and now shall it be report- (CHAP. 7.)

Babylon, ed to the king according to these

TOW words. Come now therefore, and

ach.6.1.

wall was built, and I had set let us take counsel together.

up the a doors, and the porters and

it ,

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Register of those who

NEHEMIAH, VII. returned froin Babylon. the singers and the Levites were B. C. 445. 19 The children of Bigvai, two appointed,

thousand threescore and seven. 2 That I gave my brother Hanani,

20 The children of Adin, six hunand Hananiah the ruler of the pa

dred fifty and five.

B Ac.6 3,5. lace, charge over Jerusalem: for b

21 The children of Ater of Hezehe roas a faithful man, and feared c

kiah, ninety and eight. God above many.

c Ex. 18.21.

22 The children of Hashum, three 3 And I said unto them, Let not

hundred twenty and eight. the gates of Jerusalem be opened

23 The children of Bezai, three until the sun be hot; and while 1 broad in hundred twenty and four. they stand by, let them shut the spaces. 21 The children of 4 Hariph, an doors, and bar them: and appoint

hundred and twelve. watches of the inhabitants of Jeru

25 The children of 5 Gibeon, ninety

d Ezr.7.27. salem, every one in his watch, and

and five. everyone to be over against his

26 The men of Beth-lehem and house.

Netophah, an hundred fourscore 4 Now the city was a large and great; but the people were few

27 The men of Anathoth, an huntherein, and the houses

re not f Ezr.2.1.

dred twenty and builded.

28 The men of 6 Beth-azmaveth. 5 And my God put d into mine

forty and two. heart to gather together the nobles, 5 2Ki.24. 14. 29 The men of 7 Kirjath-jearim

16. and the rulers, and the people, that

Chephirah,and Beeroth, seven hunthey might be reckoned by gene

dred forty and three. alogy. And I found a register e of n Hag.1.1. 30 The men of Ramah and Gaba, the genealogy of them which came

six hundred twenty and one. up at the first, and found written

31 The men of Michnas, an huntherein,

2 or, Seraiah, dred and twenty and two.

Ezr.2.2. 6 These f are the children of the

32 The men of Beth-el and Ai, an province, that went up out of the

hundred twenty and three. captivity, of those that had been 3 or, Bani. 33 The men of the other Nebo, carried away, whom g Nebuchad

fifty and two. nezzar the king of Babylon had car

31 The children of the other Elam.; ried away, and came again to Jeru

a thousand two hundred fifty and salem and to Judah, every one unto

four. his city;

35 The children of Harim, three 7 Who came with Zerubbabel, h

hundred and twenty. Jeshua, Nehemialı, 2 Azariah, Raa

36 The children of Jericho, three

4 miah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bil

or, Jorah.

hundred forty and five. shan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum,

37 The children of Lod, Hadid, and Baanah. The number, I say, of the sor, Gibbar. Ono,seven hundred twenty and one. men of the people of Israel, was

38 The children of Senaah, threo

thousand nine hundred and thirty. 8 The children of Parosh, two 6 or, Azma 39 ? The priests: the children of thousand an hundred seventy and

veth,

Jedaiah, k of the house of Jeshua, two.

nine hundred seventy and three. 9 'The children of Shephatiah, - or, Kir. 10 The children of Immer, a thouthree hundred seventy and two.

jath-arim.

sand fifty and two. 10 The children of Arah, six hun

41 The children of Pashur,l a thoudred fifty and two.

sand two hundred forty and seven. 11 The children of Pahath-moab, i ver. 12. 42 The children of Harim, a thoue of the children of Jeshua and Joab,

sand and seventeen. two thousand and eight hundred and eighteen.

43 T The Levites : the children of k 1Ch.21.7,

Jeshua, of Kadmiel,and of the child. 12 The children of Elam, a thou

ren of 8 Hodevah, seventy and four sand two hundred fifty and four.

41 T The singers: the children of 13 The children of Zattu, eight i iCh.9.12. Asaph, an hundred forty and eight hundred forty and five.

45 T The porters: the children of 14 The children of Zaccai, seven

Shallum, the children of Ater, the hundred and threescore.

8 or, Hada. children of Talmon, the children 15 The children of 3 Binnui, six

viah, of Akkub, the children of Hatita, hundred forty and eight.

Ezr. 2.40, the children of Shobai, an hundred 16 The children of Bebai, six hun or, Judah, thirty and eight.

Ezr.3.9. dred twenty and eight.

46 The Nethinims: the children 17 The children of Azgad, two

of Ziha, the children of Hushupha, thousand three hundred twenty 9 or, Siaha.

the children of Tabbaoth, and two.

47 The children of Keros, the child 18 The children of Adonikam, six

ren of 9 Sia, the children of Padon, bundlred threescore and seven.

48 The children of Lebana, the

this

&.c.

Of Solomon's servants. NEHEMIAH, VIII. Manner of reading the la children of Hagaba, the children B. C. 445. were seven thousand three hundred of 10 Shalmai,

thirty and seven: and they had 49 The children of Hanan, the

two hundred forty and five singingchildren of Giddel, the children of

10 or, Sham

men and singing-women.

lai. Gahar,

68 Their horses, seven hundred 50. The children of Reaiah, the 11 or, Nephu-'thirty and six : their mules, two children of Rezin, the children of simi. hundred forty and five : Nekoda,

69 Their camels, four hundred 51 The children of Gazzam, the 12 or, Baz thirty and five : six thousand seven

Iusth. children of Uzza, the children of

hundred and twenty asses. Phaseah,

13 or, Peruda, 70 T And 18 some of the chief of 52 The children of Besai, the child

the fathers gave unto the work. Ten of Meunim, the children of " or, Ami.

The Tirshathau gave to the treail Nephishesim,

m Ezr.2.59.

sure a thousand drams of gold, fifty 53 The children of Bakbuk, the

basins, five hundred and thirty children of Hakupha, the children 15 or, Addan. priests' garments. of Harhur,

71 And some of the chief of the 54 The children of 12 Bazlith, the 16 or, pedi fathers gave to the treasure of the children of Mehida, the children gree. work twenty thousand drams of of Harsha.

gold, and two thousand and two 55 The children of Barkos, the n 281.17.27. hundred pound of silver.

19.31-39. children of Sisera, the children of

72 And ihat which the rest of the

1Ki.2.7. Tamah,

people gave was twenty thousand 56 The children of Neziah, the o Mat.22.11- drums of gold, and two thousand children of Hatipha.

13. pound of silver, and threescore and 57 T The children of Solomon's

seven priests' garments. servants: the children of Sotai, the p Mat.25.11, 73 So the priests, and the Levites, children of Sophereth, the children

12. and the porters, and the singers, of 13 Perida,

and some of the people, and the 58 The children of Saala, the child- 9 ch.13.29.

Nethinims, and all Israel, dwelt in

Le.4.3. ren of Darkon, the children of

their cities; and v when the seGiudel,

17 or, gover

venth month came, the children of 59 The children of Shephatiah,

nor,

Israel were in their cities. the children of Hattil, the children ch.8.9.

CHAPTER VIII. of Pochereth of Zebaim, the child

The religious manner of reading and ren of 14 Amon.

r Le.7.19,20.

hearing the law. 60 All the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants, - Ex.28.30. ANDen all the people gathered

themselves together as were three hundred ninety and two. Is. 14.1,2. man into the street that was before 61 And these m were they which

the water-gate; b and they apako went up also from Tel-melah. Tel

unto Ezra the scribe,c to bring the haresha, Cherub, 15 Addon, and

book of the law of Moses, which the Immer: but they could not show

LORD had commanded to Israel. their father's house, nor their 16

part.

2 And Ezra the priest brought the seed, whether they were of Israel.

u ch.8.9. law before the congregation d both 62 The children of Delaiah, the

of men and women, and all that children of Tobiah, the children of v Ezr.3.1. I could hear with understanding, Nekoda, six hundred forty and two.

upon e the first day of the seventh 63 | And of the priests: the child-(CHAP. 8.) month. ren of Habaiah, the children of

3 And he read therein before the Koz, the children of Barzillai, n

a Ezr.3.1,&c.

street that was before the waterwhich took one of the daughters b ch.3.26. gate from the 2 morning until midof Barzillai the Gileadite to wife,

day, before the men and tho woand was called after their name.

c Ezr.7.6. men, and those that could under64 These sought o their register

Is.34.16. stand ; and the ears of all the peoamong those that were reckoned by d Ac. 15.21.

ple were attentive unto the book of genealogy, but it was not p found:

the law. therefore were they, as polluted, 9 - understood 4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon put from the priesthood."

in hearing. a 8 pulpit of wood which they had 65 And the 17 Tirshatha said unto

made for the purpose ; and beside

e Le.23.24. them, that they should not eat r

him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, of the most holy things, till there 2 light. and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilstood up a priest with Urims and

kiah, and Maaseiah, on his right Thummim.

3 tower

hand ; and on his left hand, Pe66 | The whole congregation to

daiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, gether was forty and two thousand | Lu.4.16,&c. and Hashum, and Hastıbadana, three hundred and threescore,

Zechariah, and Meshullam. 67 Beside their man-servants i and

eyes.

5 And Ezra opened f the book in their maid-servants, of whom there

the 4 sight of all the people; (for

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Meast of tabernacles kept. NEHEMIAH, IX. The Levites' confession le was above all the people :) and B. C. 415. of his honse, and in their court when he opened it, all the people

and in the courts of the house of sood g up

3 Ju.3.20. God, and in the street of the water 6 And Ezra blessed h the LORD, IK1.8.14.

gate, and z in the street of the gaia the great God. And all the people h 2Ch.6.4.

of Ephraim. uzswered, Amen, i Ame.., with litt

i 1C3.14.16.

17 And all the congregation of Bigk up their hands : and they

k Ps.63.4.

them that were come again out of

La.3.41. howed i their heads, and worship IT1.2.8.

the captivity made bootlis, and sat ped the LORD with their faces to 1 Ex.12.27.

under the booths : for since the the ground.

2Ch.20.18. days of Jeshua the son of Nun unto * Also Jeshua, and Bani, and She- m De.33.10. that day had not the children of rebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, 2Ch.17.7-9. Israel done so.

And there was Hodijah, Maaseialı, Kelita, Azariah, M.2.7. very a great gladness. Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and then Lu.24.27. 18 Also b day by day from the first Levites, caused m the people to un Ac.8.30, &c. Jay unto the last day, he read in derstand the law : and the people

or, gour the book of the law of God. And good in their place.

they kept the seast seven days; and 8 So they read in the book in the

o Le.23.24.

on the eighth day was a solemn

Nu.29.1. law of God distinctly, and gare the

p De.16.14.

assembly, according unto the manserse, and caused them to under

Ec.3.4.

ner.c stand n the reading.

Is. 61.3.

CHAPTER IX. 9 And Nehemiah, which is the 2Ch.31.19. A solemn fast, and repentance of the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the Ro.7.9.

people. scribe, and the Levites that taught r Ca.5.1. TOW the people, said unto all the people, s Es.9.19,22. day of this month the children This o day is holy unto the LORD Re. 11.10. of Israel were assembled with fastyour God; mourn p not, nor weep.

t Ps. 149.2. ing, and with sackclothes, and For all the people wept, when they

Is. 12.2.3.

earth a upon them. heard q the words of ihe law. Joel 2.23. 2 And the seed of Israel separated 10 Then he said unto them, Go

Phi.3.3.

themselves b from all 1 strangers,

4 Ps.126.1-3. your way, eat r the fat, and drink

v Ro.7.1,8.

and stood and confessed their sins, the sweet, and send s portions anto

w ver.7,8.

and the iniquities of their fathers. them for whom nothing is prepared: 6 or, that 3 And they stood up in their place, for this day is holy unto our Lord : they might and read c in the book of the law neither be ye sorry; for the joy t of instruct in. of the LORD their God one fourth the LORD is your strength.

7 by the part of the day; and another fourth 11 So the Levites stilled all the

part they confessed, and worshippeople, saying, Hold your peace, for « Le.23.34. ped the LORD their God. the day is holy; neither be ye

De.16.13. 4 T Then stood up upon the grieved.

y De. 22.8.

2 stairs, of the Levites, Jeshua, and 12 And all the people went their

z ch.12.37,39.

Bani, Kaimiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, way to eat, and to drink, and to send

2Ki. 14.13.

Sherebiah, Bani, anul Chenani, and portions, and to make great mirth,u a2Ch.30.21. cried d with a loud voice unto the because v they had understood v D De.3). 10 LORD their God. the words that were declared unto

13. 5 Then the Levites, Jeshua, and them.

8 restraint. Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, She13 And on the second day were c Nu.29.35. rebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and gathered together the chief of the (CHAP. 9.) Pethahiah, said, Stand e up, and fathers of all the people, the priests, a 1Sa.4.12. bless the LORD your God for ever and the Levites, unto Ezra the Ezr.9.2.

and ever: and blessed f be thy glo

1 strange scribe, even 6 to understand the

children, words of the law.

rious name, which is exalted

above g all blessing and praise.

Ps. 144.11. 11 And they found written in the

c ch.8.7,8. 6 Thou, h even thou art Lord law which the LORD had com- 2 or, scaffold. alone; thou hast male i heaven, manded 7 by Moses, that the child-d P8.3.4. the heaven of heavens, k with all ren of Israel should dwell in e Ps. 135.1,2. their hosts, the earth, and all things booths x in the feast of the seventh f iCh.29. 13. that are therein, the seas, and all month :

& Ps. 16.2.

that is ther , and thoul preservest 15 And that they should publish Ps. 86.0. them all; and the host m of heaven and proclaim in all their cities, and Is.37.16.

worshippeth thee. in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto i Ge.l.l.

7. Thou art the LORD the God,

Ex.20.11. the mount, and fetch olive-branch

whon didst choose Abram, and es, and pine-branches, and myrtle-k De. 10. 14.

broughtest him forth out of Ur of

I Ps.36.6. branches, and palm-branches, and

m Re.5.11-13.

the Chaldees, and gavest him the brunches of thick trees, to make

n Ge. 12.1.

name o of Abraham; booths, as it is written.

o Ge. 17.5.

8 And foundest his heart faithful 16 T So the people went forth, and p Ge. 15.6,18. before thee, and madest a Cove brought them, and made themselves 9 Ps.105.8. nant q with him, to give the land Louths, every one upon the roof y

of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the

hand of;

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