Nehemiah 5:1-3 NIV

Nehemiah Helps the Poor

1 Now the men and their wives raised a great outcry against their Jewish brothers.

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      2 Some were saying, "We and our sons and daughters are numerous; in order for us to eat and stay alive, we must get grain."
      3 Others were saying, "We are mortgaging our fields,1 our vineyards and our homes to get grain during the famine."2

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