59 The following were those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, zthough they could not prove their fathers’ houses or their descent, whether they belonged to Israel:
62 These sought their registration among those enrolled in the genealogies, but they were not found there, and bso they were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
Lists of Returned Exiles
5 Then my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles and the officials and the people to be enrolled by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of rthose who came up at the first, and I found written in it:
28 Let them be sblotted out of the book of the living;
let them not be tenrolled among the righteous.
6 The Lord records as he vregisters the peoples,
“This one was born there.” Selah