Jokim, the men of Cozeba, and Joash and Saraph, both of whom ruled in Moab and Jashubi Lehem. (This information is from ancient records.) 1
so that he may initiate a search of the records 1 of his predecessors 2 and discover in those records 3 that this city is rebellious 4 and injurious to both kings and provinces, producing internal revolts 5 from long ago. 6 It is for this very reason that this city was destroyed.
King David’s accomplishments, from start to finish, are recorded in the Annals of Samuel the prophet, the Annals of Nathan the prophet, and the Annals of Gad the prophet. 1
They searched for their records in the genealogical materials, but none were found. They were therefore excluded 1 from the priesthood.
All of them were listed in the genealogical records in the time of King Jotham of Judah and in the time of King Jeroboam of Israel.
They made disbursements to the priests listed in the genealogical records by their families, and to the Levites twenty years old and up, according to their duties as assigned to their divisions,
So Darius the king issued orders, and they searched in the archives 1 of the treasury which were deposited there in Babylon.
The events of Rehoboam’s reign, from start to finish, are recorded 1 in the Annals of Shemaiah the prophet and of Iddo the seer that include genealogical records.
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. These were the clans of Levi, according to their records.
His brothers by their clans, as listed in their genealogical records: The leader Jeiel, Zechariah,
Joab son of Zeruiah was commanding general of 1 the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was secretary;
Esther’s command established these matters of Purim, and the matter was officially recorded. 1
As for the Hebronites: Jeriah was the leader of the Hebronites according to the genealogical records. In the fortieth year of David’s reign, they examined the records and discovered 1 there were highly respected men in Jazer in Gilead.
They made disbursements to all the males three years old and up who were listed in the genealogical records – to all who would enter the Lord’s temple to serve on a daily basis and fulfill their duties as assigned to their divisions. 1
and to all the infants, wives, sons, and daughters of the entire assembly listed in the genealogical records, for they faithfully consecrated themselves.
They also lived in all the settlements that surrounded these towns as far as Baal. 1 These were their settlements; they kept genealogical records.