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Date: 7/29/2017


NEHEMIAH 11
1: And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts to dwell in other cities.
2: And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.
3: Now these are the chief of the province that dwelt in Jerusalem: but in the cities of Judah dwelt every one in his possession in their cities, to wit, Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the Nethinims, and the children of Solomon's servants.
4: And at Jerusalem dwelt certain of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah; Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of Perez;
5: And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Colhozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of Shiloni.
6: All the sons of Perez that dwelt at Jerusalem were four hundred threescore and eight valiant men.
7: And these are the sons of Benjamin; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jesaiah.
8: And after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred twenty and eight.
9: And Joel the son of Zichri was their overseer: and Judah the son of Senuah was second over the city.
10: Of the priests: Jedaiah the son of Joiarib, Jachin.
11: Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, was the ruler of the house of God.
12: And their brethren that did the work of the house were eight hundred twenty and two: and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashur, the son of Malchiah.
13: And his brethren, chief of the fathers, two hundred forty and two: and Amashai the son of Azareel, the son of Ahasai, the son of Meshillemoth, the son of Immer,
14: And their brethren, mighty men of valour, an hundred twenty and eight: and their overseer was Zabdiel, the son of one of the great men.
15: Also of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
16: And Shabbethai and Jozabad, of the chief of the Levites, had the oversight of the outward business of the house of God.
17: And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
18: All the Levites in the holy city were two hundred fourscore and four.
19: Moreover the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren that kept the gates, were an hundred seventy and two.
20: And the residue of Israel, of the priests, and the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, every one in his inheritance.
21: But the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel: and Ziha and Gispa were over the Nethinims.
22: The overseer also of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph, the singers were over the business of the house of God.
23: For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.
24: And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
25: And for the villages, with their fields, some of the children of Judah dwelt at Kirjatharba, and in the villages thereof, and at Dibon, and in the villages thereof, and at Jekabzeel, and in the villages thereof,
26: And at Jeshua, and at Moladah, and at Bethphelet,
27: And at Hazarshual, and at Beersheba, and in the villages thereof,
28: And at Ziklag, and at Mekonah, and in the villages thereof,
29: And at Enrimmon, and at Zareah, and at Jarmuth,
30: Zanoah, Adullam, and in their villages, at Lachish, and the fields thereof, at Azekah, and in the villages thereof. And they dwelt from Beersheba unto the valley of Hinnom.
31: The children also of Benjamin from Geba dwelt at Michmash, and Aija, and Bethel, and in their villages.
32: And at Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah,
33: Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,
34: Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,
35: Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen.
36: And of the Levites were divisions in Judah, and in Benjamin.


NEHEMIAH 12
1: Now these are the priests and the Levites that went up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra,
2: Amariah, Malluch, Hattush,
3: Shechaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,
4: Iddo, Ginnetho, Abijah,
5: Miamin, Maadiah, Bilgah,
6: Shemaiah, and Joiarib, Jedaiah,
7: Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah. These were the chief of the priests and of their brethren in the days of Jeshua.
8: Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, which was over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren.
9: Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, were over against them in the watches.
10: And Jeshua begat Joiakim, Joiakim also begat Eliashib, and Eliashib begat Joiada,
11: And Joiada begat Jonathan, and Jonathan begat Jaddua.
12: And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah;
13: Of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan;
14: Of Melicu, Jonathan; of Shebaniah, Joseph;
15: Of Harim, Adna; of Meraioth, Helkai;
16: Of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, Meshullam;
17: Of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai:
18: Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan;
19: And of Joiarib, Mattenai; of Jedaiah, Uzzi;
20: Of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber;
21: Of Hilkiah, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah, Nethaneel.
22: The Levites in the days of Eliashib, Joiada, and Johanan, and Jaddua, were recorded chief of the fathers: also the priests, to the reign of Darius the Persian.
23: The sons of Levi, the chief of the fathers, were written in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.
24: And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.
25: Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.
26: These were in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor, and of Ezra the priest, the scribe.
27: And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.
28: And the sons of the singers gathered themselves together, both out of the plain country round about Jerusalem, and from the villages of Netophathi;
29: Also from the house of Gilgal, and out of the fields of Geba and Azmaveth: for the singers had builded them villages round about Jerusalem.
30: And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.
31: Then I brought up the princes of Judah upon the wall, and appointed two great companies of them that gave thanks, whereof one went on the right hand upon the wall toward the dung gate:
32: And after them went Hoshaiah, and half of the princes of Judah,
33: And Azariah, Ezra, and Meshullam,
34: Judah, and Benjamin, and Shemaiah, and Jeremiah,
35: And certain of the priests' sons with trumpets; namely, Zechariah the son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Michaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph:
36: And his brethren, Shemaiah, and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with the musical instruments of David the man of God, and Ezra the scribe before them.
37: And at the fountain gate, which was over against them, they went up by the stairs of the city of David, at the going up of the wall, above the house of David, even unto the water gate eastward.
38: And the other company of them that gave thanks went over against them, and I after them, and the half of the people upon the wall, from beyond the tower of the furnaces even unto the broad wall;
39: And from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the old gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even unto the sheep gate: and they stood still in the prison gate.
40: So stood the two companies of them that gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me:
41: And the priests; Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Michaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah, with trumpets;
42: And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their overseer.
43: Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.
44: And at that time were some appointed over the chambers for the treasures, for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and for the tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah rejoiced for the priests and for the Levites that waited.
45: And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.
46: For in the days of David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.
47: And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, every day his portion: and they sanctified holy things unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them unto the children of Aaron.


PSALM 66
1: Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands:
2: Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.
3: Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.
4: All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy name. Selah.
5: Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men.
6: He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in him.
7: He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.
8: O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard:
9: Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
10: For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.
11: Thou broughtest us into the net; thou laidst affliction upon our loins.
12: Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.
13: I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: I will pay thee my vows,
14: Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.
15: I will offer unto thee burnt sacrifices of fatlings, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.
16: Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.
17: I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.
18: If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:
19: But verily God hath heard me; he hath attended to the voice of my prayer.
20: Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.


PSALM 67
1: God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
2: That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
3: Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
4: O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.
5: Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
6: Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
7: God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.


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