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Nehemiah 5:15

Overview - Nehemiah 5
The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage.
Nehemiah rebukes the usurers, and causes them to make a covenant of restitution.
14 He forbears his own allowance, and keeps hospitality.
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Nehemiah 5:15  (King James Version)
But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.
 


even their
1 Samuel 2:15-17 ; 8:15 Proverbs 29:12

so did
Matthew 5:47 ; 2 Corinthians 11:9 ; 12:13

because
9 ; Job 31:23 ; Psalms 112:1 ; 147:11 Proverbs 16:6 ; Ecclesiastes 12:13 Ecclesiastes 12:14 ; Isaiah 50:10
Luke 18:2-4
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