Nehemiah 2:8 NIV

8 And may I have a letter to Asaph, keeper of the king's forest, so he will give me timber to make beams for the gates of the citadel1 by the temple and for the city wall and for the residence I will occupy?" And because the gracious hand of my God was upon me,2 the king granted my requests.3

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