Nehemiah

Nehemiah 10 ©

1The names of those that sealed the covenant, 28which the rest of the people bound themselves to observe according to the several particulars enumerated.

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NOW those 1that sealed were, aNehemiah, 2the Tirshatha, bthe son of Hachaliah, and Zidkijah,

a ch. 1.2.
b ch. 1.1.
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cSeraiah, dAzariah, Jeremiah,

d ch. 3.23.
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Pashur, Amariah, Malchijah,

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Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch,

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Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,

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Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,

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Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,

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Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah: these were the priests.

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And the Levites: both Jeshua the son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel;

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And their brethren, Shebaniah, Hodijah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,

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Micha, Rehob, eHashabiah,

e ch. 11.15,22.
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Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,

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Hodijah, Bani, Beninu.

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The chief of the people; fParosh, Pahath-moab, Elam, Zatthu, Bani,

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Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,

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Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,

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Ater, Hizkijah, Azzur,

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Hodijah, gHashum, Bezai,

g ch. 7.22.
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Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,

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Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir,

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Meshezabeel, Zadok, Jaddua,

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Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah,

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Hoshea, Hananiah, Hashub,

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Hallohesh, Pileha, Shobek,

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Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,

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And Ahijah, Hanan, Anan,

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Malluch, Harim, Baanah.

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hAnd the rest of the people, ithe priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinims, and jall they that had separated themselves from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one khaving knowledge, and having understanding;

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lThey 3*clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given 4by Moses mthe servant of God, and to nobserve and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes;

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And that we would not give oour daughters unto the people of the land, nor take their daughters for our sons:

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And pif the people of the land bring *ware or any *victuals on the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of them on the sabbath, or on the holy day: and that we would leave the qseventh year, and the rexaction of 5every debt.

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Also we made sordinances for us, to charge ourselves yearly with the third part of a shekel for the service of the house of our God;

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For the tshewbread, and for the continual meat offering, and for the continual burnt offering, of the sabbaths, of the new moons, for the set feasts, and for the holy things, and for the sin offerings uto make an atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.

u Le. 1.4.
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And we vcast the lots among the priests, the Levites, and the people, for the wwood offering, to bring it into the house of our God, after the houses of our fathers, xat times appointed year by year, to burn upon the altar of the LORD our God, as it is written in the law:

v Pr. 18.18; 16.33. 1Ch. 24-26. ch. 11.1.
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And yto bring the firstfruits of our ground, and the firstfruits of all fruit of all trees, year by year, unto the house of the LORD:

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Also the zfirstborn of our sons, and of our cattle, as it is written in the law, and the *firstlings of our herds and of our flocks, to bring to the house of our God, aunto the priests that minister in the house of our God:

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And bthat we should bring the firstfruits of our dough, and our offerings, and the fruit of all *manner of trees, of wine and of oil, unto the priests, cto the chambers of the house of our God; and the tithes of our ground unto the Levites, that the same Levites might have the dtithes in all the cities of our *tillage.

c 1Ch. 9.26. 2Ch. 31.11. v.38,39.
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And the priest the son of Aaron shall be with the Levites, ewhen the Levites take tithes: and the Levites shall bring up the tithe of the tithes unto the house of our God, to the chambers, into the ftreasure house.

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For the children of Israel and the children of Levi gshall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we hwill not forsake the house of our God.