1The whole community of Israel was listed in their family histories. They were written down in the records of the kings of Israel and Judah. The people of Judah were taken away from their own land. They were taken as prisoners to Babylon. That’s because they weren’t faithful to the Lord.
The People Who Lived in Jerusalem
2The first people who came back from Babylon were some Israelites, priests, Levites and temple servants. They made their homes again in their own towns on their own property.
3Some of them lived in Jerusalem. They included people from Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim and Manasseh.
4They included Uthai. He was the son of Ammihud. Ammihud was the son of Omri. Omri was the son of Imri. Imri was the son of Bani. Bani belonged to the family line of Perez. Perez was the son of Judah.
5The family line of Shelah included
his oldest son Asaiah. It also included the sons of Asaiah.
6The family line of Zerah included
The total number of the people of Judah was 690.
7The family line of Benjamin included
Sallu. He was the son of Meshullam. Meshullam was the son of Hodaviah. Hodaviah was the son of Hassenuah.
8Ibneiah was the son of Jeroham.
Elah was the son of Uzzi. Uzzi was the son of Mikri.
Meshullam was the son of Shephatiah. Shephatiah was the son of Reuel. Reuel was the son of Ibnijah.
9The total number of the people of Benjamin was 956. They were listed in their family history. All these men were the leaders of their families.
10The family line of the priests included
Jedaiah, Jehoiarib and Jakin.
11It also included Azariah. He was the son of Hilkiah. Hilkiah was the son of Meshullam. Meshullam was the son of Zadok. Zadok was the son of Meraioth. Meraioth was the son of Ahitub. Azariah was the official who was in charge of the house of God.
12Adaiah was the son of Jeroham. Jeroham was the son of Pashhur. Pashhur was the son of Malkijah.
Maasai was the son of Adiel. Adiel was the son of Jahzerah. Jahzerah was the son of Meshullam. Meshullam was the son of Meshillemith. Meshillemith was the son of Immer.
13The total number of priests was 1,760. They were the leaders of their families. They were able men. It was their duty to serve in the house of God.
14The family line of the Levites included
Shemaiah. He was the son of Hasshub. Hasshub was the son of Azrikam. Azrikam was the son of Hashabiah. Shemaiah belonged to the family line of Merari.
15The family line of the Levites also included Bakbakkar, Heresh, Galal and Mattaniah. Mattaniah was the son of Mika. Mika was the son of Zikri. Zikri was the son of Asaph.
16Obadiah was the son of Shemaiah. Shemaiah was the son of Galal. Galal was the son of Jeduthun.
Berekiah was the son of Asa. Asa was the son of Elkanah. He lived in the villages of the people of Netophah.
17The men who guarded the gates were
Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and other Levites. Shallum was their chief. 18He was stationed at the King’s Gate on the east side. That duty has continued to this day. These guards belonged to the camp of the Levites.
19Shallum was the son of Kore. Kore was the son of Ebiasaph. Ebiasaph was the son of Korah. Shallum and the other Levites in his family belonged to the family line of Korah. They had the duty of guarding the entrances to the tent. From long ago, their people had the duty of guarding the entrance to the house of the Lord.
20Long ago Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, was in charge of those who guarded the gate. And the Lord was with him.
21Zechariah guarded the entrance to the tent of meeting. He was the son of Meshelemiah.
22The total number of the men who were chosen to guard the entrances was 212. They were listed in their family history in their villages.
David and Samuel the prophet had appointed them to their positions. They appointed them because they trusted them. 23These Levites and their children after them were in charge of guarding the gates of the house of the Lord. The house of the Lord was also called the tent of meeting. 24The men who guarded the gates were on the four sides of the tent. They were on the east, west, north and south sides. 25From time to time, their relatives in their villages had to come to help them. They had to share their duties for a week at a time. 26But the four main men who guarded the gates were Levites. They were trusted with the duty of taking care of the storerooms and the other rooms in the house of God. 27They spent the night in their positions around the house of God. That’s because they had to guard it. They were in charge of the key that opened it each morning.
28Some Levites were in charge of the objects that were used when they served at the temple. They counted the objects when they were brought in. They also counted them when they were taken out. 29Other Levites were appointed to take care of all the other things that belonged to the temple. They also took care of the special flour, wine, olive oil, incense and spices. 30Some of the priests took care of mixing the spices. 31There was a Levite named Mattithiah. He was the oldest son of Shallum. Shallum belonged to the family line of Korah. Mattithiah was trusted with the duty of baking the offering bread. 32The bread was placed on the table every Sabbath day. Some Levites in the family line of Kohath were in charge of preparing the bread.
33Those who led the music lived in rooms in the temple. They were the leaders of their Levite families. Their only duty was to lead the music. They had to do that work day and night.
34All of them were the leaders of their Levite families. They were listed as chiefs in their family history. They lived in Jerusalem.
The Family History of Saul
35Jeiel lived in the city of Gibeon. He was the father of Gibeon.
Jeiel had a wife named Maakah. 36His oldest son was Abdon. His other sons were Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab, 37Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah and Mikloth. 38Mikloth was the father of Shimeam. Mikloth and Shimeam lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.
39Ner was the father of Kish. Kish was the father of Saul. Saul was the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab and Esh-Baal.
40The son of Jonathan was
Merib-Baal. Merib-Baal was the father of Micah.
41The sons of Micah were
Pithon, Melek, Tahrea and Ahaz. 42Ahaz was the father of Jadah. Jadah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri. Zimri was the father of Moza. 43Moza was the father of Binea. Rephaiah was Binea’s son. Eleasah was Rephaiah’s son. And Azel was Eleasah’s son.
44Azel had six sons. Their names were
Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. They were the sons of Azel.
犹大人因为犯罪而被掳到了巴比伦。 2首先从巴比伦回到自己城邑的地业居住的有祭司、利未人、殿役和其他以色列人。 3一些犹大人、便雅悯人、以法莲人和玛拿西人住在耶路撒冷， 4其中有犹大的儿子法勒斯的后代乌太。乌太是亚米忽的儿子，亚米忽是暗利的儿子，暗利是音利的儿子，音利是巴尼的儿子。 5示罗的子孙中包括长子亚帅雅及其众子， 6谢拉的后代耶乌利及其宗族共六百九十人。 7便雅悯人有哈西努的曾孙、何达威雅的孙子、米书兰的儿子撒路， 8耶罗罕的儿子伊比尼雅，米基立的孙子、乌西的儿子以拉，伊比尼雅的曾孙、流珥的孙子、示法提雅的儿子米书兰， 9以及他们的亲族，按家谱的记载共有九百五十六人。以上这些人都是各家的族长。
10回来的祭司有耶大雅、耶何雅立和雅斤， 11还有管理上帝殿的亚萨利雅。亚萨利雅是希勒迦的儿子，希勒迦是米书兰的儿子，米书兰是撒督的儿子，撒督是米拉约的儿子，米拉约是亚希突的儿子。 12回来的祭司还有玛基雅的曾孙、巴施户珥的孙子、耶罗罕的儿子亚大雅，以及亚第业的儿子玛赛。亚第业是雅希细拉的儿子，雅希细拉是米书兰的儿子，米书兰是米实利密的儿子，米实利密是音麦的儿子。 13回来的祭司共一千七百六十人，全是族长，善于办理上帝殿的事务。
14回来的利未人有米拉利的后代哈沙比雅的曾孙、押利甘的孙子、哈述的儿子示玛雅， 15拔巴甲、黑勒施、迦拉和亚萨的曾孙、细基利的孙子、米迦的儿子玛探雅， 16耶杜顿的曾孙、迦拉的孙子、示玛雅的儿子俄巴底，以利加拿的孙子、亚撒的儿子比利迦。他们都住在尼陀法人的村庄里。
17负责守门的是沙龙、亚谷、达们、亚希幔和他们的亲族，沙龙是他们的首领， 18在朝东的王门任职；他们曾是利未营中的守门人。 19可拉的曾孙、以比雅撒的孙子、可利的儿子沙龙和其他可拉族人负责看守会幕的门，他们的祖先曾负责看守耶和华会幕的入口。 20以利亚撒的儿子非尼哈曾做他们的首领，耶和华也与他同在。 21米施利米雅的儿子撒迦利雅是在会幕守门的。 22被选来守门的共有二百一十二人，都按各自所住的村庄载入家谱。大卫和撒母耳先见委派他们担此重任。 23他们及其子孙负责看守耶和华的殿门，也就是会幕的门。 24东西南北四面都有守卫。 25他们村庄的同族弟兄每隔七天就来换班。 26四个殿门守卫长都是利未人，负责看守上帝殿的房间和库房。 27他们住在殿周围负责看殿，每天早晨开门。
28有些利未人负责管理敬拜时用的器皿，每次取出或送回，他们都要统计清楚。 29还有一些人负责管理圣所的其他器具，以及细面粉、酒、油、乳香和香料。 30有些祭司负责配制香料。 31利未人玛他提雅是可拉族沙龙的长子，他负责烤祭饼。 32哥辖宗族中还有些人负责预备每个安息日需用的供饼。 33利未各宗族的族长负责歌乐，他们住在圣殿的房间里，昼夜专职于这项工作，不用做别的事。 34以上都是利未各宗族的族长，他们住在耶路撒冷。
35耶利建立了基遍城，定居在那里，他妻子名叫玛迦。 36他的长子是亚伯顿，其他儿子还有苏珥、基士、巴力、尼珥、拿答、 37基多、亚希约、撒迦利雅和米基罗。 38米基罗是示米暗的父亲。这些人也住在耶路撒冷，与他们的亲族为邻。 39尼珥生基士，基士生扫罗，扫罗生约拿单、麦基舒亚、亚比拿达和伊施·巴力。 40约拿单生米力·巴力，米力·巴力生米迦， 41米迦生毗敦、米勒、他利亚、亚哈斯， 42亚哈斯生雅拉，雅拉生亚拉篾、亚斯玛威和心利，心利生摩撒， 43摩撒生比尼亚，比尼亚生利法雅，利法雅生以利亚萨，以利亚萨生亚悉。 44亚悉有六个儿子，他们是亚斯利干、波基路、以实玛利、示亚利雅、俄巴底雅和哈难。这些都是亚悉的儿子。