Nehemiah 12:47

Overview - Nehemiah 12
The priests and the Levites which came up with Zerubbabel.
10 The succession of high priests.
22 Certain chief Levites.
27 The solemnity of the dedication of the walls.
44 The offices of priests and Levites appointed in the temple.
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Nehemiah 12:47  (King James Version)
And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, every day his portion: and they sanctified holy things unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them unto the children of Aaron.

Nehemiah 12:1 Nehemiah 12:12 Nehemiah 12:26

10:35-39 13:10-12 2 Chronicles 31:5 2 Chronicles 31:6 ; Malachi 3:8-10 ; Galatians 6:6

and they
That is, the people separated, or set apart, the tenth of the produce of their lands for the use of the Levites; and the Levites separated the tenth of their tithes for the priests.
Numbers 18:21-29

that is, set apart.