Nehemiah 5:12; Nehemiah 6:7; Nehemiah 7:63; Nehemiah 8:3; Nehemiah 8:8; Nehemiah 8:18; Nehemiah 9:3; Nehemiah 13:1
Then said they, We will restore them, and will require nothing of them; so will we do as thou sayest . Then I called the priests, and took an oath of them, that they should do according to this promise.
And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying , There is a king in Judah: and now shall it be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.
And of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai, which took one of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite to wife, and was called after their name.
And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate from the morning until midday , before the men and the women, and those that could understand ; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.
So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly , and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according unto the manner.
And they stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God one fourth part of the day; and another fourth part they confessed , and worshipped the LORD their God.
On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and therein was found written , that the Ammonite and the Moabite should not come into the congregation of God for ever;