And I said to them, "The gates of Jerusalem are not to be opened until the sun is hot; while the gatekeepers are still standing guard, let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, some at their watch posts, and others before their own houses."
Ezra 2.66 and the margins of some Hebrew Mss: MT lacks [They had . . . forty-five mules]
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