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Nehemiah 10 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) New International Version (NIV)
1 On the sealed document were the names of: Nechemyah the Tirshata the son of Hakhalyah, Tzedekyah, 1 Those who sealed it were: Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah. Zedekiah,
2 S'rayah,'Azaryah, Yirmeyah, 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah,
3 Pash'chur, Amaryah, Malkiyah, 3 Pashhur, Amariah, Malkijah,
4 Hatush, Sh'vanyah, Malukh, 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch,
5 Harim, M'remot, 'Ovadyah, 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,
6 Dani'el, Ginton, Barukh, 6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,
7 Meshulam, Aviyah, Miyamin, 7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,
8 Ma'azyah, Bilgai and Sh'ma'yah. These were the cohanim. 8 Maaziah, Bilgai and Shemaiah. These were the priests.
9 The L'vi'im were: Yeshua the son of Azanyah, Binui a descendant of Henadad, Kadmi'el, 9 The Levites: Jeshua son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel,
10 and their kinsmen Sh'vanyah, Hodiyah, K'lita, P'layah, Hanan, 10 and their associates: Shebaniah, Hodiah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,
11 Mikha, Rechov, Hashavyah, 11 Mica, Rehob, Hashabiah,
12 Zakur, Sherevyah, Sh'vanyah, 12 Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,
13 Hodiyah, Bani and B'ninu. 13 Hodiah, Bani and Beninu.
14 The leaders of the people: Par'osh, Pachat-Mo'av, 'Eilam, Zatu, Bani, 14 The leaders of the people: Parosh, Pahath-Moab, Elam, Zattu, Bani,
15 Buni, 'Azgad, B'vai, 15 Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,
16 Adoniyah, Bigvai, 'Adin, 16 Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,
17 Ater, Hizkiyah, 'Azur, 17 Ater, Hezekiah, Azzur,
18 Hodiyah, Hashum, Betzai, 18 Hodiah, Hashum, Bezai,
19 Harif, 'Anatot, Neivai, 19 Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,
20 Magpi'ash, Meshulam, Hezir, 20 Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir,
21 Mesheizav'el, Tzadok, Yadua, 21 Meshezabel, Zadok, Jaddua,
22 P'latyah, Hanan, 'Anayah, 22 Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah,
23 Hoshea, Hananyah, Hashuv, 23 Hoshea, Hananiah, Hasshub,
24 HaLochesh, Pilcha, Shovek, 24 Hallohesh, Pilha, Shobek,
25 Rechum, Hashavnah, Ma'aseiyah, 25 Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,
26 Achiyah, Hanan, 'Anan, 26 Ahiah, Hanan, Anan,
27 Malukh, Harim and Ba'anah. 27 Malluch, Harim and Baanah.
28 The rest of the people, the cohanim, the L'vi'im, the gatekeepers, the singers, the temple servants and all who had separated themselves from the peoples of the lands to the Torah of God, along with their wives, sons and daughters, everyone capable of knowing and understanding, 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 joined their kinsmen and their leaders in swearing an oath, accompanied by a curse [in case of noncompliance], as follows: "We will live by God's Torah, given by Moshe the servant of God, and will perform and obey all the mitzvot, rulings and laws of ADONAI our Lord. 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 "We will not give our daughters as wives to the peoples of the land or take their daughters as wives 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 "If the peoples of the lands bring merchandise or food to sell on Shabbat, we will not buy from them on Shabbat or on a holy day. "We will forego [planting and harvesting our fields] during the seventh year and collecting debts then. 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 "We will impose on ourselves a yearly tax of one-third of a shekel [one-seventh of an ounce of silver] for the service of the house of our 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 showbread, for the regular grain offering, for the regular burnt offering, for [the offerings] on Shabbat, on Rosh-Hodesh, at the designated times and at other holy times, for the sin offerings to make atonement for Isra'el, and for all the work connected with 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 "We, the cohanim, the L'vi'im and the people, will cast lots in connection with the wood offering, so that it will be brought to the house of our God according to our fathers' clans, at specified times, year by year, and then be burned on the altar of ADONAI our God, as prescribed in the Torah. 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 "Every year we will bring the firstfruits of our land and the firstfruits of all fruit from every kind of tree to the house of ADONAI. 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 "We will also bring the firstborn of our sons and of our livestock, as prescribed in the Torah, and the firstborn of our herds and flocks, to the house of our God, to the cohanim ministering 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 "We will bring the first of our dough, our contributions, the fruit of every kind of tree, wine and olive oil to the cohanim in the storerooms of the house of our God, along with the tenths from our land for the L'vi'im; since they, the L'vi'im, take the tenths in all the cities where we farm. 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 The cohen the descendant of Aharon is to be with the L'vi'im when the L'vi'im take tenths. The L'vi'im will bring the tenth of the tenth to the house of our God, to the storerooms for supplies. 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 people of Isra'el and the descendants of Levi are to bring the contribution of grain, wine and olive oil to the rooms where the equipment for the sanctuary, the ministering cohanim, the gatekeepers and the singers are. We will not abandon 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."