Nehemiah 12:30

30 When the priests and Levites had purified themselves ceremonially, they purified the people, the gates and the wall.

Read Nehemiah 12:30 Using Other Translations

And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.
And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and they purified the people and the gates and the wall.
The priests and Levites first purified themselves; then they purified the people, the gates, and the wall.

What does Nehemiah 12:30 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Nehemiah 12:30

And the priests and the Levites purified themselves
By washing their bodies and their clothes, perhaps by sprinkling the water of purification on them, see ( Numbers 8:6 Numbers 8:7 Numbers 8:21 ) ( 19:9 ) .

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