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Nehemiah 10 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now those who put down their names were Nehemiah the Tirshatha, the son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah, 1 Those who sealed it were: Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah. Zedekiah,
2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah, 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah,
3 Pashhur, Amariah, Malchijah, 3 Pashhur, Amariah, Malkijah,
4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch, 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch,
5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah, 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,
6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch, 6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,
7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin, 7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,
8 Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah; these were the priests. 8 Maaziah, Bilgai and Shemaiah. These were the priests.
9 And the Levites: by name, Jeshua, the son of Azaniah, Binnui, of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel, 9 The Levites: Jeshua son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel,
10 And their brothers, Shebaniah, Hodiah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan, 10 and their associates: Shebaniah, Hodiah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,
11 Mica, Rehob, Hashabiah, 11 Mica, Rehob, Hashabiah,
12 Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah, 12 Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,
13 Hodiah, Bani, Beninu. 13 Hodiah, Bani and Beninu.
14 The chiefs of the people: Parosh, Pahath-moab, Elam, Zattu, Bani, 14 The leaders of the people: Parosh, Pahath-Moab, Elam, Zattu, Bani,
15 Bunni, Azgad, Bebai, 15 Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,
16 Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin, 16 Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,
17 Ater, Hezekiah, Azzur, 17 Ater, Hezekiah, Azzur,
18 Hodiah, Hashum, Bezai, 18 Hodiah, Hashum, Bezai,
19 Hariph, Anathoth, Nobai, 19 Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,
20 Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir, 20 Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir,
21 Meshezabel, Zadok, Jaddua, 21 Meshezabel, Zadok, Jaddua,
22 Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah, 22 Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah,
23 Hoshea, Hananiah, Hasshub, 23 Hoshea, Hananiah, Hasshub,
24 Hallohesh, Pilha, Shobek, 24 Hallohesh, Pilha, Shobek,
25 Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah, 25 Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,
26 And Ahiah, Hanan, Anan, 26 Ahiah, Hanan, Anan,
27 Malluch, Harim, Baanah. 27 Malluch, Harim and Baanah.
28 And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the door-keepers, the music-makers, the Nethinim, and all those who had made themselves separate from the peoples of the lands, to keep the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, everyone who had knowledge and wisdom; 28 "The rest of the people--priests, Levites, gatekeepers, singers, temple servants and all who separated themselves from the neighboring peoples for the sake of the Law of God, together with their wives and all their sons and daughters who are able to understand--
29 They were united with their brothers, their rulers, and put themselves under a curse and an oath, to keep their steps in the way of God's law, which was given by Moses, the servant of God, and to keep and do all the orders of the Lord, our Lord, and his decisions and his rules; 29 all these now join their brothers the nobles, and bind themselves with a curse and an oath to follow the Law of God given through Moses the servant of God and to obey carefully all the commands, regulations and decrees of the LORD our Lord.
30 And that we would not give our daughters to the peoples of the lands, or take their daughters for our sons; 30 "We promise not to give our daughters in marriage to the peoples around us or take their daughters for our sons.
31 And if the peoples of the lands come to do trade in goods or food on the Sabbath day, that we would do no trade with them on the Sabbath or on a holy day: and that in the seventh year we would take no payment from any debtor. 31 "When the neighboring peoples bring merchandise or grain to sell on the Sabbath, we will not buy from them on the Sabbath or on any holy day. Every seventh year we will forgo working the land and will cancel all debts.
32 And we made rules for ourselves, taxing ourselves a third of a shekel every year for the upkeep of the house of our God; 32 "We assume the responsibility for carrying out the commands to give a third of a shekel each year for the service of the house of our God:
33 For the holy bread, and for the regular meal offering and the regular burned offering on the Sabbaths and at the new moon and the fixed feasts, and for the sin-offerings to take away the sin of Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God. 33 for the bread set out on the table; for the regular grain offerings and burnt offerings; for the offerings on the Sabbaths, New Moon festivals and appointed feasts; for the holy offerings; for sin offerings to make atonement for Israel; and for all the duties of the house of our God.
34 And we, the priests and the Levites and the people, made selection, by the decision of the Lord, of those who were to take the wood offering into the house of God, by families at the regular times, year by year, to be burned on the altar of the Lord our God, as it is recorded in the law; 34 "We--the priests, the Levites and the people--have cast lots to determine when each of our families is to bring to the house of our God at set times each year a contribution of wood to burn on the altar of the LORD our God, as it is written in the Law.
35 And to take the first-fruits of our land, and the first-fruits of every sort of tree, year by year, into the house of the Lord; 35 "We also assume responsibility for bringing to the house of the LORD each year the firstfruits of our crops and of every fruit tree.
36 As well as the first of our sons and of our cattle, as it is recorded in the law, and the first lambs of our herds and of our flocks, which are to be taken to the house of our God, to the priests who are servants in the house of our God: 36 "As it is also written in the Law, we will bring the firstborn of our sons and of our cattle, of our herds and of our flocks to the house of our God, to the priests ministering there.
37 And that we would take the first of our rough meal, and our lifted offerings, and the fruit of every sort of tree, and wine and oil, to the priests, to the rooms of the house of our God; and the tenth of the produce of our land to the Levites; for they, the Levites, take a tenth in all the towns of our ploughed land. 37 "Moreover, we will bring to the storerooms of the house of our God, to the priests, the first of our ground meal, of our [ grain] offerings, of the fruit of all our trees and of our new wine and oil. And we will bring a tithe of our crops to the Levites, for it is the Levites who collect the tithes in all the towns where we work.
38 And the priest, the son of Aaron, is to be with the Levites, when the Levites take the tenths: and the Levites are to take a tenth of the tenths into the house of our God, to the rooms, into the store-house; 38 A priest descended from Aaron is to accompany the Levites when they receive the tithes, and the Levites are to bring a tenth of the tithes up to the house of our God, to the storerooms of the treasury.
39 For the children of Israel and the children of Levi are to take the lifted offering of the grain and wine and oil into the rooms where the vessels of the holy place are, together with the priests and the door-keepers and the makers of music: and we will not give up caring for the house of our God. 39 The people of Israel, including the Levites, are to bring their contributions of grain, new wine and oil to the storerooms where the articles for the sanctuary are kept and where the ministering priests, the gatekeepers and the singers stay. "We will not neglect the house of our God."