Nehemiah 11

    Population of the City Increased

  1. "Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem; and the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem the holy city, while nine tenths remained in the other towns. "
  2. And the people blessed all the men who willingly offered to live in Jerusalem.
  3. "These are the chiefs of the province who lived in Jerusalem; but in the towns of Judah every one lived on his property in their towns: Israel, the priests, the Levites, the temple servants, and the descendants of Solomon's servants. "
  4. Villages outside Jerusalem