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+ Heb. ibey gave
protract over them.
1 Pet. 1. 31.
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wno jeared the convenania: Before
them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of covenant, and write it ; and our princes, Le Before Christ their enemies. vites,, ana priests seal unto it.
Chrift 445 + Heb. 28 But after they had reft, † they did evil
445. C H A P. X.
+Heb. again before thee: therefore leftest thou them in erred to the hand of enemies, so that they had the • The names of them that sealed the covenant. Sealing, dominion over them : yet when they returned
29 The points of the covenant.
or, fealed. and cried unto thee, thou heardest ihem from Ow + those that sealed were a Nehemiah
+ Heb. heaven, and many times didkt thou deliver them, || the Tirshatha, the son of Hachaliah, Sealings. according to thy mercies :
a Chap. 29 And testifiedst againft them, that thou 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah,
107, the mightest bring them again unto thy law: yet 3 Pashur, Amariah, Malchijah,
6 Chap Levit. they dealt proudly, and hearkned not unto thy 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch, commandments, but sinned against thy Judga 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,
Chap 12 ments, (P which if a man do, he shall live in 6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,
them) and + withdrew the shoulder, and 7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijaming strading Pressider. hardned their neck, and would not hear.
Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah : these were 30 Yet many years didst thou + forbear them, the priests. + Heb.
and testifiedft 4 against them by thy spirit + ' in 9 And the Levites: both Jeshua the son of
thy prophets : yet would they not give ear: Arzaniah, Binnui: of the fons of Henadad, 9 2 King. therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the Kadmiel; 17:13 people of the lands.
10 And their brethren, Shebaniah, Hodijah,, 31 Nevertheless, for thy great mercies fake, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,
* thou didst not utterly consume them, nor 11 Micha, Rehob, Hashabiah, tand of forsake them ; for thou art a gracious and 12 Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,.
merciful God. phers.
13 Hodijah, Bani, Beninu. 32 Now therefore our God, the
14 The chief of the people ; d Parosh, Pahath-d See AEK 751.7 mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest moab, Elam, Zarthu; Bani, covenant and mercy; let not all the + trou 15 Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,
Chap175. s jer. 4. ble seem little before thee, t that hath co 16 Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin;
me upon us, on our kings, on our princes, 17 Ater, Hizkijah, Azzur, 4:6,7 and on our priests, and on our prophets, 18 Hodijah, Hafhum, Bezai, sweariness. and ou our fathers, and on all thy people, 19 Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai, * Heb.
since the time of the kings of Allyriaunto 20 Magpiash, Melhullam, Hezirg. fprnd . this day.
21 Melhezabeel, Zadok, Jaddua,, 33 Howbeit, thou art just in all that is 22 Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah, brought upon us ; for thou hast done right, 23 Hofhea, Hananiah, Halbub, but we have done wickedly :
24 Hallohesh, Pileha, Shobek, • 34. Neither have our kings, our princes, 25 Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah, our priests, nor our fathers kept thy law, nop 26 And Ahijah, Hanan, Anan, hearkned unto thy commandments, and thy 27 Malluch, Harim, Baanah. testimonies wherewith thou didst testifie against 28 çe And the rest of the people, the priests... Ezra, si them
the Levites, the porters, the fingers, the Ne- 9.-7. 35 For they have not served thee in their thinims, f and all they that had separated them- Chap kingdom, and in thy great goodness that thou selves from the people of the lands, unto the law..*3. 3:. gavest them, and in the large and far land which of God, their wives, their fons, and their thou gavest before them, neither turned they daughters, every one having knowledge, and from their wicked works.
having understanding: 36. Behold * we are servants this day, and 29 They clave to their brethren, their *5.3.&. for the land that thou gaveft unto our fathers nobles, & and entred into a curse and into an . 12,134
to eat the fruit thereof, and the good thereof, oath, to walk in Gods law, which was given
+ by Moses the servant of God, and to ob- + Heb.. 37 And it yieldeth much increase unto the serve and do all the commandments of the by the
hand of.. kings whom thou haft fet over us, because of our LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his fins : also they have dominion over our bodies, statutes : and over out cattle, at their pleasure, and we 30 And that we would not give hour daughters b Exod. are in great distress.
unto the people of the land, nor take their 3u1.6. 3 And because of all this, we mle a fiue dau :hters forour fons. :.
27 i And
t every debt.
4. 5. & 27.
6 Ezra 2: 43. d Ezra 20 55.
The points of the covenant.
Dwellings by lot. 31 And if the people of the land bring Christ
logue of their names. 20 The refidue dwell in. Before other cities.
Christ 445 rell, that we would not buy it of them on the A rufalem : the rest of the people allo caft ware or any victuals on the fabbath-day, to
Nd the rulers of the people dwelt at Je- 445. fabbath, or on the holy-day : and that we would Lev:27:3• leave the k seventh year, and the 'exaction of lots, to bring one of ten, to dwell in Jeru
salem a the holy city, and nine parts to dwell Mren
. 18 32 Allo we made ordinances for as, to in other cities. * Exod. charge our felves yearly with the third
2 And the people blessed all the men, that 53. 22:12;: of a Thekel, for the service of the house of our willingly offered themselves to dwell at JeruGod.
falem. 33 Form the shew-bread, and for the con 3
b Now these are the chief of the province 9.2. tinual meat-offering, and for the continual that dwelt in Jerusalem : but in the cities of burnt-offering, of the fabbaths, of the new- Judah dwelt every one in his possession in their
moons, for the set-feasts, and for the holy things, cities, to wit, Israel, the priests, and the Le24.c. and for the lin-offerings, to make an atonement vites, and the Nethinims, and the children of
for Ifrael, and for all the work of the house Solomons servants.
4. And eat Jerusalem dwelt certain of the ri cha 28.& 29.
34. And we cast the lots among the priests, children of Judah, and of the children of Ben-9. 3, 4.
the Levites, and the people • for the wood- jamin : of the children of Judah ; Athaiah the
offering, to bring it into the house of our son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of
f Gen. 38.
of Col-hožeh, the fon of Hazaiah, the son of
6 All the sons of Perez that dwelt at Jeru-
falem, were four hundred threescore and eight
8 Andafter him Gabbai, Sallai, nine hundred
, to the chambers of feer: and Judah the son of Senuah, was second
vites might have the tithes, in all the cities of Jachin.
11 Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the fon of
tithes : and the Levites shall bring up the tithe of God.
12 And their brethren that did the work of
the house, were eight hundred twenty and two: 39 For the children of Israel, and the chil- and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of dren of Levi, * shall bring the offering of the Pelaliah, she son of Amzi
, the son of Zechariah, 12.6,11. corn, of the new wine, and the oyl, unto the the son of Pashur, the son of Malchiah,
chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, 13 And his brethren chief of the fathers, two
and the priests that minister, and the porters, hundred forty and two: and Amalhai, the son ỳ Chap. and the fingers : 9 and we will not forsake the of Azareel, the son of Ahasai, the son of Melhil13.1011. house of our God.
lemoth, the son of Immer, C H A P. XI.
14 And their brethren mighty men of valour, i The rulers, voluntary men, and the tenth man an hundred twenty and eight: and their overleer hoe om
chosen by lot, dwell' at Jerusalem. 3 A cala- was Labdiel, ll the son of one of the great men.
> i Chron.
2 --- 8. W Or, Melics,
Meraioth, verf. 1 s.
The residue dwell in other cities. Nehemiah. The
succession of the high priests. 15 Allo of the Levites : Shemiah the son of 33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim, Christ Hafhub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hasha 34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat,
Chrift 445. biah, the son of Bunni.
35 Lod and Ono, m the valley of craftsmen. 44516 And Shabbethai, and Jozabad of the 36 And of the Levites, were divisions in Ju-4.17 Heb.
chief of the Levites, t had the oversight of dah, and in Benjamin. wereover, h the outward business of the house of God.
CHAP. XII. 26.29. 17 And Mattaniah' the son of Micha, the
1 The priests, 8 and the Levites which came up
Ow these are the priests and the Levi- 536. bundred fourscore and four.
tes that went up with Zerubbabel the son a Ezra 19 Moreover the porters, Akkub, Talmon, of Shealtiel, and Jeshua : • Seraiah, Jeremiah, isto + Heb. and their brethren that kept + the gates, were Ezra,
Chap 10 as the gates. an hundred seventy and two.
2 Amariah, | Malluch, Hattush,
y Or, every one in his inheritance.
5 | Miamin, || Maadiah; Bilgah,
Shebaniak, i But the Nethinims dwelt in O 6 Shemaiah, and Joiarib, Jedaiah, Chap. 3. phel : and Ziha, and Gispa were over the Ne 7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah : these Harim, | Or, thinims.
were the chief of the priests, and of their brethren
llor, 22 The overseer also of the Levites at Jeru- in the days of d Jeshua. falem, was Uzza the son of Bani, the son of 8 Moreover the Levites : Jeshua, Binnui, , Or, Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Kadmiel, Sherebiel, Judah, and Mattaniah, Ginnerbons Micha: of the sons of Afaph, the singers were which was over | the thanksgiving, he and his yellikle over the bufiness of the house of God.
brethren. 23 For k it was the kings commandment 9 Allo Bakbukiah, and Unni, their brethren, Miniamin • Ezra 6.8, concerning them, that || a certain portion (hould were over against them in the watches. be for the lingers due for every day.
10 And Jeshua begat Joiakim, Joiakim al-Hoodi 24 And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel so begat Eliashib, and Eliashib begat Joiada,
vers. 17 2 frete ordi
of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was 11 And Joiada begat Jonathan, and Jonathan's alicia Gen. 38. at the kings hand in all matters concerning the begat Jaddua. people.
12 And in the days of Joiakim, were priests, z. 25 And for the villages, with their fields, the chief of the fathers : of Seraiah, Meraiah : Hag. 1. T.
Zech. 3. 1 fome of the children of Judah dwelt at Kirjath- of Jeremiah, Hananiah: arba, and in the villages thereof, and at Dibon, 13 Of Ezra, Melhullam: of Amariah, Je- the psalms and in the villages thereof, and at Jekabzeel, and hohanan :
giving in the villages thereof,
14 Of Melicu, Jonathan : of Shebaniah,
15 OF Harim, Adna: of Meraioth, Helkai:
Moadiah, Piltai :
19 And of Joiarib, Mattenai: of
22 The Levites in the days of Eliashib,
ba, dwelt | at Michmalh, and Aija, and Beth- chief of the fathers : also the priests, to the reign Gebian el, and in their villages,
of Darius the Persian.
23 The fons of Levig the chief of the faa
Luke li S. ll Or,
9.& 7. 20, &c. # Or,
. i Chron.
24. & 25.
made their voice to be
The dedication of the walls. Chap. xij. xiij. The office of the priests and Levites.
Clurit 445. Eliashib.
and the half of the people upon the wall, from 445. 9. 14, &c.
24. And the chief of the Levites : Hashabiah, beyond the tower of the furnaces, even unto Chap. Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with
s the broad wall.
s Chap their brethren over against them, to praise and 39. And from above the gate of Ephraim, 3. 8.
i 2 King. F : Chron. to give thanks f according to the commandment and above v the old gate, and above the fish
of David the man of God, & ward over against gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower Chap. 8. & Ezra 3. ward.
of Meah, even unto the sheep-gate; and they • Chap. 25 Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Me- stood ftill in the prison-gate. shullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters keeping
40 So stood the two companies of them that Or, the ward, at the thresholds of the gates. gave thanks in the house of God, and I, and the Chap. ireafuries,
26 These were in the days of Joiakim the son half of the rulers with me: or, aftem
Hananiah with trumpets:
Jerusalem, they fought the Levites out of all azar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchi-
and rejoyced; for God had made them rejoyce
44.5 . And at that time were some appointed a Chap, 29. Also from the house of Gilgal, and out of over the chambers for the treasures, for the offer-13.5, 12. the fields of Geba, and Azmaveth: for the singers ings, for the first-fruits, and for the tithes, to had builded them villages round about Jerusalem. gather into them out of the fields of the cities the
30 And the priests and the Levites purified portions of the law for the priests and Levites : I That is, themselves, and purified the people, and the for Judah rejoyced for the priests and for the mysteriet
, gates, and the wall.
Levites + that waited. 3i Then I brought up the princes of Judah 45 And both the singers and the porters kept of Indian upon the wall, and appointed two great compa- the ward of their God, and the ward of the puri- * Heb.
nies-of them that gave thanks, wbereof k one went fication, according to the commandment of Da- that based on Yechaze. on the right hand upon the wall 'toward the vid, and of Solomon his son. 1.13% dung-gate:
46 For in the days of David and Asaph, of 1 Chron. 32 And after them went Hoshaiah, and half old there were chief of the singers, and songs of 2 Chron. of the princes of Judah,
praise and thanksgiving unto God.
34 Judah, and Benjamin, and Shemaiah, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions
of the fingers, and the porters, every day his 35 And certain of the priests fons m with portion, and they | fanctified holy things unto the | That is, trumpets: namely, Zechariah the son of Jona- Levites, d and the Levites sanctified them unto fet apart: than, the son of Shemaiah, the fon of Mattaniah, the children of Aaron. the son of Michaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son
CHAP. XIII. of Alaph:
1 Upon the reading of the law, feparation is made 36 And his brethren, Shemaiah, and Aza from the mixed multitude. 4 Nehemiah at his return
rael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Ju caufeth-the chambers to be cleansed: 10 He refor* 1 Chron, dah, Hanani, with n the musical instruments of meth the offices in the house of God. 15 The viola23.5. David the man of God, and Ezra the scribe be tion of the Sabbath, '23 and the marriages will fore them.
strange wives. • Chap:
37 • And at the fountain-gate, which was over againft them, they went up by Petites having a ON that day I they read in the book of Mo- + Heba
ses in the + audience of the people ; and
above the house of David, even unto 9 the water and the Moabite should not come into the con-
gregation of God for ever ;
Numb. 22. 5.
6 Deur. 23. 5.
9.2. & 1o. 28. + Heb. being set over.
† Heb. at the end of days, u Or,
Divers abuses reformed
by Nehemiah. 2 Because they met not the children of Israel and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they Before Christ with bread and with water, but b hired Balaam brought into Jerusalem on the fabbath-day : and Chrift 445. nomi against them, that he should curse them: "how- I testified against them in the day wherein they 434
beit our God'turned the curse into a blessing. fold victuals. Josh 24.9.
3 Now it came to pass when they had heard 16 There dwelt men of Tyre also therein,
the law, that they separated from Ísrael all the which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and á Chap. mixed multitude.
fold on the fabbath unto the children of Judah, 4 And before this, Eliashib the priest, and in Jerusalem. + having the oversight of the chamber of the 17 ñ Then I contended with the nobles of Ju- - Verl. 1 For house of our God, was allied unto Tobiah: dah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this
5 And he had prepared for him a great cham- that ye do, and profane the sabbath-day?
ings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the our God bring all this evil upon us, and upon
(+ which was commanded to be given to the Le- by profaning the fabbath.
of Jerusalem began to be dark before the fab- Lev. 23 6 But in all this time was not I at Jerusalem : bath, I commanded that the gates should be shut, 32. 434. ffor in the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes and charged that they should not be opened till 1.Ch.p.s. king of Babylon, came I unto the king, and after the fabbath : Pand some of my servants set Ip Jer.17.
+ after certain days l'obtained I leave of the king at the gates, that there should no burden be 21, 22.
7. And I came to Jerusalem, and understood brought in on the fabbath-day:
of the evil that Eliashib did for Tobiah, in pre 20 So the merchants, and sellers of all kind requerido paring him a chamber in the courts of the house of ware, lodged without Jerusalem once or of God.
twice. 8 And it grieved me fore, therefore I cast 21 Then I testified against them, and said forth all the houshold-stuff of Tobiah out of the unto them, Why lodge ye + about the wall? if the hotelo chamber.
ye do so again, I will lay hands on you. From wall? 9 Then I commanded, and they cleansed the that time forth came they no more on the fabchambers, and thither brought I again the vessels bath. of the house of God, with the meat-offering and 22 And I commanded the Levites, that 'they 9 Chapa the frankincense.
should cleanse themselves, and that they should And I perceived that & the portions of come and keep the gates, to fanctifie the sabbaththe Levites had not been given them: for the day : Remember me, O my God, concerning, Verform Levites and the fingers that did the work, were this also, and spare me according to the l'greatnels 'or
, Numb. fled every one to h his field.
of thy mercy. 11 Then i contended I with the rulers, and 23 J. In those days also faw I Jews that 1 Verf. 17.
434 said, “Why is the house of God forsaken? And + shad married wives of Afhdod, of Ammon + Heb! I gathered them together, and set them in their and of Moab: + place.
24 And their children spake half in the speech them. 12 ' Then brought all Judah the tithe of the of Ashdod, and + could not speak in the Jews Ezra 9. corn, and the new wine, and the oyl, unto the language, but according to the language 7 of 1 Heb. I treasuries.
each people. fore houses.
13 And I made treasurers over the treasu 25 And I contended with them, and I cursed to speak. ries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, them, and smote certain of them, and plucke off Hebie and of the Levites Pedaiah : and + next to their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, and people. them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Ye shall not give your daughters unto their fons, Mattaniah : for they were counted faithful, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for them. and + their office was to distribute unto their your selves, brethren.
26 Did not Solomon king of Israel fin by these 14 m Remember me, my God, concerning things? yet among many nations was there no 1 King.
this, and wipe not out my † good deeds that I king like him, who was beloved of his God, and scho chap . so have done for the house of my God, and for the God made him king over all Israel: * nevertheless, 1. 12. || offices thereof.
even him did outlandish women cause to lip. hindnefjes.
15 , In those days saw I in Judah some tread 27 Shall we then hearken unto you to do all ing wine-presies on the fabbath, and bringing in this great evil, to transgress against our God, in
11.1,& theaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, marrying strange wives?
25. de Chap. 10. 39.
be madera dwell with
+ Heb. flanding 7 Chap:
12. 44• N Or,
they dif cerned set.
+ Heb. at their
y Or, reviled