40 Nehemiah the governor told them that they could not eat the food offered to God until there was a High Priest who could use the Revelation and Truth. 1

References for 1 Esdras 5:40

    • 12 5:40 - 5.40 Nu 27.21.
    • b 5:40 - [Probable meaning] the governor; [Greek] and Attharias.
    • c 5:40 - revelation and truth: [This is the Greek translation of Urim and Thummim, two objects used by the priest to determine God's will; it is not known precisely how they were used.]