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Nehemiah 5:14 ESV

Nehemiah's Generosity

14 Moreover, from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from 1the twentieth year to 2the thirty-second year of Artaxerxes the king, twelve years, 3neither I nor my brothers ate the food allowance of the governor.

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  • a 5:13 - Hebrew bosom
  • b 5:15 - Compare Vulgate; Hebrew took from them with food and wine afterward
  • c 5:15 - A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams
  • d 5:18 - Or prepared for me