Nehemiah 5:14

Overview - Nehemiah 5
The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage.
Nehemiah rebukes the usurers, and causes them to make a covenant of restitution.
14 He forbears his own allowance, and keeps hospitality.
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Nehemiah 5:14  (King James Version)
Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year even unto the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that is, twelve years, I and my brethren have not eaten the bread of the governor.

from the twentieth
2:1 13:6

I and my
1 Corinthians 9:4-15 1 Corinthians 9:18 ; 2 Thessalonians 3:8 2 Thessalonians 3:9

the bread
Ezra 4:13 Ezra 4:14 ; Romans 13:6 Romans 13:7