ESV — Ezra 2:59; Ezra 2:62; Nehemiah 7:5; Psalm 69:28; Psalm 87:6

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

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.

The Lord records as he vregisters the peoples,

“This one was born there.” Selah