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The Book of NEHEMIAH.

CHAPTER I.

B.C. 446. | art not sick? this is nothing else but THE words of Nehemiaha the son of

sorrowl of heart. Then I was very sore Hachaliah. And it came to pass in the a chap. 10.1. afraid, month Chisleu, in the twentieth year, as 0 Pr. 15. 13. 1. 3 And said unto the king, Lete the I was in Shushan the palace,

| king live for ever: why should not my

c1 Ki. 1. 31. 2 That Hanani, one of my brethren,

Da. 2. 4.

countenance be sad, when the city,d the came, he and certain men of Judah; and

place of my fathers' sepulchres, e' lieth I asked them concerning the Jews that a chap. 1. 3. waste, and the gates thereof are conhad escaped, which were left of the cap- e2 Ch.21. 20. sumed with fire? tivity, and concerning Jerusalem.

28.27.) 4 Then the king said unto me. For 3 And they said unto me, The remnant

32.33. what dost thou make request? So I that are left of the captivity there in the Pr. 3. 6. prayed to the God of heaven. province areg in great_affliction and re- Phi. 4. 6. L. 5 And I said unto the king, If it please proach: the wall of Jerusalem also is

, Ps.137.1..3.

the king, and if thy servant have found broken down, and the gates thereof are

La. 1.7.

favour in thy sight, that thou wouldest burned with fire.

3. 61.

send me unto Judah, unto the city of my 4 And it came to pass, when I heard

5.1. fathers' sepulchres, that I may build it. these words, that I sat down and wept, h2 Ki. 25.10.

16 And the king said unto me, (the and mourned certain days, and fasted, Is. 64.10,11. ß queen also sitting by him.) For how and prayed before the God of heaven,

long shall thy journey be? 'and when wilt 5 And said, I beseech thee. i 0 LORD | B wife.

thou return? So it pleased the king to God of heaven, the great and terrible i Da. 9. 4, &c. send me; and I set him a time. God, that keepeth? covenant and mercy kchap. 5. 14. 7 Moreover, I said unto the king, If it for them that love him and observe his 13.6. please the king, let letters be given me commandments;

1 Ex. 20.6. 1

to the governors beyond the river, that 6 Letm thine ear now be attentive, and

they may convey me over, till I come thine eyes open," that thou mayest hear

m 1 Ki.8.28,29. into Judah; the prayer of thy servant, which I pray

2 Ch. 6.4 | 8 And a letter unto Asaph the keeper before thee now, day and night, for the n Ps. 34. 15. of the king's forest, that he may give me children of Israel thy servants, and con

o Ps. 32. 5.

| timber to make beams for the gates of the fesso the sins of the children of Israel,

| 1 Jno. 1. 9. / palace which appertained to the house, which we have sinned against thee: both

and for the wall of the city, and for the I and my father's house have sinned.

P chap. 3. 7.

| houser that I shall enter into. And the Wei have dealt very corruptly against 4 Ps. 106. 6. king granted me, accordings to the good thee, and have not kepts the command

r verse 18.

hand of my God upon me. ments, nor the statutes, nor the judge

Ezr. 5. 5. 9 Then I came to the governors bements, which thou commandedst thy ser

vond the river. and gave them the king's vant Moses.

: De. 28. 15.

letters. Now the king had sent captains 8 Remember, I beseech thee, the word t Le.26.33,&c. of the army and horsemen with me. that thou commandedst thy servant Mo. De.4.25,&c. 10 When Sanballat the Horonite, and ses, saying, Ift ye transgress, I will scate

28. 64. Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard ter you abroad among the nations :.

u Ps. 112. 10. of it, it grievedu them exceedingly that 9 But if ye turn unto me, and keep my Eze.25.6..8. there was come a man to seek the welfare commandments, and do them; though v De. 30. 4.

of the children of Israel. there were of you cast out unto the ut

w Ezr. 8. 32.

11 Sow I came to Jerusalem, and was termost part of the heaven, yet will I ga

there three days.. ther* them from thence, and will bring

* Ps. 147. 2.

12 And I arose in the night, I and some them unto the place that I have chosen

Is. 11. 12.

few men with me; neither told I any man

56.8. to set my name there.

Je. 12. 15.

what my Gody had put in my heart to do 10 Now these are thy servants, and !

50. 19, 20.

at Jerusalem : neither was there any beast thy people, whom thou hast redeemed by

with me, save the beast that I rode upon. thy great power, and by thy strong hand.

1° Ps. 51. 18. | 13 And I went out by night, by the 11° O Lord, I beseech thee, let now

122. 6.

gate of the valley, even before the thine ear be attentive to the prayer of - De. 9. 29. dragon well, and to the dung port, and thy servant, and to the prayer of thy Da.9.15,&c. viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which servants, who desire to fear thy name; a 2 Ch.26. 9. wered broken down, and the gates there. and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of

of were consumed with fire. | 6 Ps. 86. 6.

14 Then I went on to the gate of the this man. Fore I was the king's cup-c Is. 26. 8. fountain, and to the king's pool: but bearer.

He. 13. 18. there was no place for the beast that was CHAPTER II.

d chap. 1. 3. under me to pass. AND it came to pass in the month Ni

15 Then went I up in the night by the e chap. 2. 1.

brook," and viewed the wall, and turned san, in the twentieth year of 9 Artaxerxes schap. 3. 15. | back, and entered by the gate of the valthe king, that wine was before him: and, Ezr. 7. 1. lley, and so returned. I took up i the wine, and gave it unto the

16 And the rulers knew not whither I king. Now I had not been beforetime sad

h 2 Sa. 15. 23.
Je.31.38..40.tala: to the Tawa non to the

went, or what I did ; neither had I as yet in his presence.

| told it to the Jews, nor to the priests, nor 2 Wherefore the king said unto me, i chap. 1. 11. to the nobles, nor to the rulers, nor to the Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou

- rest that did the work.

no

Malice of Sanballat, fc. NEHEMIAH, III. ..Rebuilding of the wall.

17 Then said I unto them, Ye see the B.C. 445. thereof, and the bars thereof, and a thou. distress that we are in, how Jerusalem

sand cubits on the wall unto the dung lieth waste, and the gates thereof are a chap. 2. 13. gate.a burned with fire: come, and let us build

6 La. 2.2,8,9.

14 But the dung, gate repaired Malup the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no

*. chiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part more a reproach.

cchap. 1.3. of Beth-haccerem; he built it, and set up 18 Then I told them of the handd of Ps. 44. 13. the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and my God, which was good upon me; as 79.4,12. the bars thereof. also the king's words that he had spoken

Je. 24. 9. 15 But the gate of the fountaine repair. unto me. And they said, Let us rise up

ed Shallun the son of Col-hozeh, the

22. 4. and build. So they strengthened their

ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and hands for this good work.

dverse 8.

covered it, and set up the doors thereof, 19 But when Sanballat the Horonite, e chap. 2. 14. | the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite,

the wall of the pool of Siloahy by the and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they

12 Sa. 2.7. king's garden, and unto the stairs that go laughed us to scorn, and despised us,

Ezr. 6. 22. doo

42. | down from the city of David. and said, What is this thing that ye do! 9 Jno. 9.7. 16 After him repaired Nehemiah the will ye rebeli against the king ?

h Ps. 80.6. son of Azbuk, the ruler of the half part 20 Then answered I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, hel will

of Beth-zur, unto the place over against i chap. 6. 6.

| the sepulchres of David, and to the poolk prosperus; therefore we, his servants, |k 2 Ki. 20. 20. that was made, and unto the house of the will arise and build: but yem have no Is. 7.3. mighty., portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Je

22. 11. 17 Ånd after him repaired the Levites, rusalem."

? Ps.102.13,14 Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him _CHAPTER III.

Ec. 7. 18. repaired Hashabialı, the ruler of the half THEN Eliashibo the high priest rose m Ezr. 4.3.

| part of Keilah, in his part. up with his brethren the priests, and they

18 After him repaired their brethren, builded the sheep gate; they sanctified

» Is. 56.5.

Bavai the son of Henadad, the ruler of it, and set up the doors of it; even unto o chap. 12.10. the half part of Keilah.P the tower of Meahr they sanctified it,

19 And next to him repaired Ezer the unto the towers of Hananeel. ..

P 1 Sa. 23. 1, son of Jeshua, the ruler of Mizpah, an2 And B next unto him builded the &c. other piece over against the going up to men of_Jerichou And next to them

9 Jno. 5. 2. the armoury at the turningt of the wall. builded Zaccur the son of Imri.

r chap. 12.39.). 20 After him Baruch the son of y Zab3 But the fish gate did the sons of

bai, earnestly repaired the other piece, Hassenaah build, who also laid the beams

8 Je. 31. 38. thereof, and set up the doors thereof, the Zec. 14. 10. of the house of Eliashib the high priest. locks thereof, and the bars thereof. .

t 2 Ch. 26. 9. I 21 After.. him
21 After him repaired Meremoth, the

repaired Me 4 And next unto them repaired Mere

son of Urijab, the son of Koz, another moth, the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. B

B at his

piece, from the door of the house of EliAnd next unto them repaired Meshullam nand. ashib, even to the end of the house of Elithe son of Berechiah, the son of Meshe-yor, Zaccai. ashib. zabeel. And next unto them repaired ~ Ezr. 2. 34. 22 And after him repaired the priests, Zadok the son of Baana

the men of the plain.w 5 And next unto them the Tekoites v2 Ch. 33. 14. 23 After him repaired Benjamin and repaired; but their nobles 2 put not their Zep. 1. 10. Hashub, over against their house. After necks to the work of their Lord.. I w chap 12.28. him repaired Azariah, the son of Maase

6 Moreover, the old gate repaired Je 4.-9. iah, the son of Ananiah, by his house. hoiada the son of Paseah, and Meshullam | * Je. 5. 4, 5. / 24 After him repaired Binnui, the son the son of Besodeiah; they laid the beams

1 Co. 1. 26. I of Henadad, another piece, from the thereof, and set up the doors thereof, and

1 Ti.6.17,18.

house of Azariah unto the turning of the locks thereof, and the bars thereof. y Ju. 5. 23. the wall, even unto the corner. 7 And next unto them repaired Mela

z verse 19.

25 Palal, the son of Uzai, over against tiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Mero

the turning of the wall, and the tower nothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Miz

a Je. 32. 2.

which lieth out from the king's high house, pah, unto the throne of the governor on

that was by the courta of_the prison. this side the river.

| 0 chap. 2. 8. After him Pedaiah, the son of Parosh. 8 Next unto him repaired Uzziel the

1.26 Moreover, the Nethinims 8dwelt

cEzr.2.43,&c. son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. Next

in 5 Ophel, d unto the place over against unto him also repaired Hananiah the son 8 or, which the water gatee toward the east, and the of one of the apothecaries, and they n for dwelt in tower that lieth out.. tified Jerusalem unto the broad wall. I

Ophel, re 27 After them, the Tekoites repaired 9 And next unto them repaired Re

paired un | another piece, over against the great phaiah, the son of Hur, the ruler of the

to.

tower that lieth out, even unto the wall half part of Jerusalem.

Šor, the of Ophel. 10 And next unto them repaired Je tower.

28 From above the horsel gate repair. daiah, the son of Harumaph, even over | a 2 Ch. 27.3.) ed the priests, every one over against his against his house. And next unto him

house. repaired Hattush, the son of Hashabniah.

e chap.8.1,3.

8:1;3:1 29 After them repaired Zadok, the son 11 Malchijah the son of Harim, and

of Immer, over against his house. After Hashub the son of Pahath-moab. repaired 2 or, leju. | him repaired also Shemaiah, the son of the other piece, and the tower of the chap. 12.38. Shechaniah, the keeper of the east gate. furnaces.

9 2 Ki. 11. 16.

1 30 After him
00

repaired Hananiah, the 12 And next unto him repaired Shallum

son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth

Je. 31. 40. the son of Halohesh, the ruler of the half

son of Zalaph, another piece. After him part of Jerusalem, he and his daughters.

0 second

repaired Meshullam, the son of Bere13 The valley gateh repaired Hanun,

measure.

chiah, over against his chamber. and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they builth chap. 2. 13. 31 After him repaired Malchiah, the it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks

goldsmith's son, unto the place of the

ce a Je. 37.31.

that

Opposition of Sanballat, fc. NEHEMIAH, IV.

Precaution of Nehemiah. Nethinims,a and of the merchants, over | B.C. 445. | bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers against the gate Miphkad, and to the

were behind all the house of Judah. going up of the Bcorner.

a verse 26.

17 They which builded on the wall, and 32° And between the going up of the Bor, corner they that bare burdens, with those that corner unto the sheep gateb repaired the chamber.

| laded, every one with one of his hands goldsmiths and the merchants.

b verse 1. wrought in the work, and with the other CHAPTER IV.

c1 Co. 16. 13. hand held a weapon. But it came to pass, thatd when San Phi. 1. 28. | 18 For the builders, every one had his ballat heard that we builded the wall, he "n: 4:40:18. sword girded yby his side, and so buildwas wroth and took took greate indignation, yon his loins.

ed. And he that sounded the trumpet andmocked the Jews.

e Ac. 5. 17.

was by me. 2 And he spake before his brethren and If He. 11. 36.

19 Ånd I said unto the nobles, and to the army of Samaria, and said, What do y Zec. 12. 8.

the rulers, and to the rest of the people, these, feeble Jews ? will they fortify | 8 leave to The work is great and large, and we are themselves ? will they sacrifice? will they

themselves.

separated upon the wall, one far from make an end in a day? will they revive Ex.14.14,25. another. the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish De. 1.30; 20 In what place therefore ye hear the which are burned ?

i 2 Ki. 18. 23.

sound of the trumpet, resort ye thither 3 Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by

k Ps.123.3,

unto us : our Godh shall fight for us.. him, and he said, Eveni that which they

| $despite.

21 So we laboured in the work: and half build, if a fox go up, he shall even break down their stone wall.

of them held the spears, from the rising ? Ps. 79. 12.

of the morning till the stars appeared.

Pr. 3. 34. 4 Hear, O our God; for we are $ del,

m Ps. 69. 27.

22 Likewise at the same time said I spised: and turn their reproach upon Je. 18. 23. | unto the people, Let every one with his their own head, and give them for a prey 2 Ti. 4. 14. servant lodge within Jerusalem, that in in the land of captivity;

n1 Co. 15. 10. the night they may be a guard to us, and 5 Andm cover not their iniquity, and

nor, every

labour on the day, let not their sin be blotted out from be

one went

23 So neither 1.n nor my brethren, nor fore thee: for they have provoked thee to with his my servants, nor the men of the guard anger before the builders.

weapon which followed me, none of us put off 6 So built we the wall; and all the wall | for water. Tour clothes, n saving that every one put was joined together unto the half thereof: Ju. 5. 11. them off for washing. --.. for the people had a mindo to work.

02 Ch. 29. 36.

CHAPTER V. y But it came to pass, that when San- . Ps. 110, 3. AND there was a great cryp of the ballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and

de Is. 5.7.

people, and of their wives, against their the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, 10 ascended.

| brethren the Jews. heard that the walls of Jerusalem were 4 Ps. 83. 3..5. 2 For there were that said, We, our o made up, and that the breaches began to

rLe.25.35..39

39 sons, and our daughters, are many; there. be stopped, then they were very wroth,

De. 15. 7.

fore we take up corn for them, that we 8 And conspiredo all of them together K make an

may eat and live. to come and to fight against Jerusalem,

error to it.

3. Some also there were that said, We and to k hinder it.

Je. 20. 10. have mortgaged" our lands, vineyards, 9 Nevertheless we made ours prayer

Da. 6. 4, 5. & Ps. 50. 15.

and houses, that we might buy corn, be. unto our God, and set a watcht against

I 55.16..22

cause of the dearth. them day and night, because of them.

tSu. 21. 36.

4 There were also that said, We have 10 And Judah said, The strength of the Ac.4.24. 29. borrowed money for the king's tribute, bearers of burdens is decayed, and there u Is. 58.7.-"| and that upon our lands and vineyards. is much rubbish, so that we are not able v2 Sa. 17. 2. | 5 Yet now our flesh is as the flesh of to build the wall.

| Ac. 23.12,21 | our brethren, our children as their chil11 And our adversaries said," They w Ex. 21. 7. dren: and, lo, we bring into bondage our shall not know, neither see, till we come 1 or, That sons and our daughters to be servants, and in the midst among them, and slay them, from all some of our daughters w are brought unto and cause the work to cease..

places ye

| bondage already: neither is it in our 12 And it came to pass, that when the

must re

power to redeem them; for other men Jews which dwelt by them came, they

turn to us.

have our lands and vineyards. said unto us ten times, à From all places lu my heart

consulted

6 And I was very angry when I heard whence ye shall return unto us they will

in me.

their cry, and these words. be upon you.

Then u I consulted with myself, and 13 Therefore set I vin the lower places 1.

Ps. 4. 4.
|Ex. 22. 25.

I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and behind the wall, and on the higher places,

Ps. 15. 1, 5.

Ś said unto them, Ye exact usury, every I even set the people after their families Eze. 22. 1z. one of his brother. And I set a great with their swords, their spears, and their

v from the assembly against them: bows.

lower

8 And I said unto them, We, after our 14 And I looked, and rose up, and said parts of ability, have redeemedy our brethren the unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the place. Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; the rest of the people, Bez not ye afraid y Le. 25. 48. and will ye even sell your brethren? or of them: remember the Lord which is De. 1.29.30. shall they be sold unto us? Then held greata and terrible, and fight for your Mat. 10. 28. they their peace, and found nothing to brethren, your sons, and your daughters, a De. 10. 17. answer. your wives, and your houses.

| Ps. 66. 3, 5.) 9 Also I said, It is not good that ye do: 15 And it came to pass, when our ene- Na. 1. 6, 7. ought ye not to walk in the fearc of our mies heard that it was known unto us. I 62 Sa. 10. 12. God Bergsef" the

12. God, because of the reproach of the and God had brought their counsel to

c verse 15.
| d2 Sa. 12. 14.

heathen our enemies ? nought, e that we returned all of us to the Rosa 24.1*110 I likewise, and my brethren, and my wall, every one unto his work.

| 1 Pe. 2. 12. servants, might exact of them money and 16 And it came to pass from that time e Job 5. 12. corn: I pray you, let us leave off this usury. forth, that the half of my servants wrought Ps. 33. 10. | 11 Restore, I pray you, to them, even in the work, and the other half of them La.3.37, 38. this day, their lands, their vineyards, their held both the spears, the shields, and the l

oliveyards, and their houses, also the

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Plot of Sanballat, fc.
NEHEMIAH, VII.

Completion of the wall. hundredth part of the money, and of the B. C. 445. phets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, corn, the wine, and the oil, that ye exact

saying, There is a king in Judah : and of them.

a 2 Ki. 23.2,3. now shall it be reported to the king ac12 Then said they, We will restore them, Ezr. 10. 5. cording to these words. Come now thereand will require nothing of them ; so will Je. 34. 8, 9. fore, and let us take counsel together. we do as thou sayest. Then I called the i 6 Mat. 10. 14. 8 Then I sent unto him, saying, There priests, anda took an oath of them, that Ac. 13. 51. are no such things done as thou sayest, they should do according to this promise. 18.6. but thou feignest them out of thine own

13 Also I shook my lap, and said, Sol Bempty, or, heart. God shake out every man from his house,' void." 9 For they all made us afraid, saying, and from his labour, that performeth not

c De. 27. 15,

Their hands shall be weakened from the this promise, even thus be he shaken out,

work, that it be not done. Now therefore, and Bemptied. And all the congrega

O God,d strengthen my hands. tion said, "Amen, and praised the LORD.

di Sa. 30. 6. 10 Afterward I came unto the house of Ande the people did according to this

Ps. 71. 1. Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, the son of promise.

e2 Ki. 23. 3. | Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he 14 Moreover, Irom the time that I was schap. 13. 6. said, Let us meet together in the house of

14 Moreover, from the time that I was ich appointed to be their governor in the

God, within the temple ; and let us shut land of Judah, from the twentieth year I Job 24. 16. I the door

will even unto the two and thirtiethf year of k 1 Co.9.4,15. come to slay thee; yea, in the nighty will Artaxerxes the king, that is, twelve years,

i Ps. 11. 1.

| they come to slay thee. . I and my brethren have noth eaten the 112. 6.8.1. 11 And I said, Should i such a man as bread of the governor.

Lu. 13. 31.. I flee ? and who is there, that, being as I 15 But the former governors that had

33. am, would go into the temple to save his been before me were chargeable unto the | Ac. 20. 24. | life? I will not go in. people, and had taken of them bread and 21. 13. 12 And lo, I perceived that God had wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, k Pr, 16.6. not sent him; but that he pronounced even their servants bare rule over the

2 Co. 11. 9.

this prophecy against me: for Tobiah people: butk 80 did not I, because of

12. 13.

z and Sanballat had hired him. the fear of God.

13 Thereforem was he hired, that I 16 Yea, also, I continued in the work verse 9. should be afraid, and do so, and sin,” of this wall, neither bought we any land:

vall, neither dougnt we any land : m Eze. 13. 17.) and that they might have matter for an and all my servants were gathered thither

&c.' evil report, that they might reproach me. unto the work.

In Ja. 4. 17. 14 My God, think thou upon Tobiah 17 Moreover, there were at my table an

chon 12.00 and Sanballat according to these their hundred and fifty of the Jews and rulers, Ps 56.10 works, and on the prophetess Noadiah. beside those that came unto us from ° 12. and the rest of the prophets, that would among the heathen that are about us.

| have put me in fear. 18 Now that which was prepared for

p ver. 14, 15. 15 So the wall was finished in the me daily was one ox and six choice sheep; q Ps. 37. 21, twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, also fowls were prepared for me, and

26. in fifty and two days. once in ten days store of all sorts of wine : -chap. 13.22.) 16 And it came to pass, that when all yet for all this required not I the bread P | Ps. 40. 17. our enemies heard thereof, and all the of the governor, because ernor, because the bondage the bondage | Ps. 126. 2.1

heathen that were about us saw these was heavy upon this people..

Ac. 5.38.39. things, they were much cast down in their 19 Think* upon me, my God, for good,

own eyes : for& they perceived that this according to all that I have done for

t Mat. 25.40.

0. work was wrought of our God.

Mar. 9. 41. T 1 Mononconin the this people.

| 17 Moreover, in those days, the nobles CHAPTER VI.

y multiplied of Judah y sent many letters unto Tobiah, Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, their and the letters of Tobiah came unto them. and Tobiah, and 8 Geshem the Arabian, ] letters 18 For there were many in Judah sworn and the rest of our enemies, heard that

passing to

unto him, because he was the son in law

Tobiah. I had builded the wall, and that there

of Shechaniah, the son of Arah; and his was no breach left therein, (though at that u ch. 2. 10,19. son Johanan had taken the daughter of time I had not set up the doors upon the 4.1, 7. | Meshullam the son of Berechiah. gates)

sor. Gashmul 19 Also they reported his good deeds 2 That Sanballat and Geshemo sent

verse 6. before me, and uttered my Ś words to unto me, saying, Come, let us meet to

| v Pr. 26. 24,

him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me gether in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they* thought to do

CHAPTER VII. me mischief.

Šor, matters. Now it came to pass, when the wall 3 And I sent messengers unto them, w chap. 11.35. was built, and I had set up they doors, saying, I am doing a great work, so that i Ch. 8. 12. and the porters, and the singers, and the I cannot come down : why should the

the < Ps. 37. 12,

Levites were appointed, work cease, whilst I leave it, and come 32. | 2 That I gave my brother Hanani, and down to you?

Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge 4 Yet they sent unto me four times y chap. 6. 1.

y chap. 6. 1. over Jerusalem: for* he was a faithful after this sort; and a I answered them 2 Ac. 6. 3, 5. man, and feared God above many : after the same manner.

a Pr. 14. 15. 13 And I said unto them, Let not the 5 Then sent Sanballat his servant unto

gates of Jerusalem be opened until the me in like manner, the fifth time, with

tho Ex. 18. 21.

sun be hot; and while they stand by, let an open letter in his hand;

c Je. 20. 10. them shut the doors, and bar them : and 6 Wherein was written, It is o reported

nor. Geshem. appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jeamong the heathen, and n Gashmu saith

verse 1.

'rusalem, every one in his watch, and it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel :

| every one to be over against his house.

obroad in for which cause thou buildest the wall,

| 4 Now the city was e large and great ; that thou mayest be their king, according op

spaces.

but the people were few therein, and the to these words.

d Ezr. 7. 27. houses were not builded. And thou hast also appointed pro

- 5 And my God put d into mine heart

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Return of the captives,

NEHEMIAH, VII. and register of their families. to gather together the nobles, and the B. C. 445.1 37 The children of Lod, Hadid, and rulers, and the people, that they might

- Ono, seven hundred twenty and one. be reckoned by genealogy: and I found

38 The children of Senaah, three thoua register of the genealogy of them

al Ch.9. 1, | sand nine hundred and thirty. which came up at the first, and found

&c. 39 The priests: the children of Jewritten therein,

daiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine 6 These c are the children of the pro

hundred seventy and three. vince, that went up out of the captivity,

40 The children of Immer, a thousand of those that had been carried away, cEzr. 2. 1.

fifty and two. whom e Nebuchadnezzar the king of Ba

41 The children of Pashur, d a thousand bylon had carried away, and came again d1 Ch. 9. 12.

two hundred forty and seven. to Jerusalem and to Judah, every one

42 The children of Harim, a thousand unto his city;

e 2 Ki.24.14.. and seventeen. 7 Who came with Zerubbabel, Je

16. | 43 The Levites : the children of Jeshua, shua, Nehemiah, Y Azariah, Raamiah,

of Kadmiel, and of the children of BHONahámani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispe | f Hag. 1. 1. devah, seventy and four. reth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah. The num

44 The singers : the children of Asaph, ber, I say, of the men of the people of Bor, Hoda an hundred förty and eight. Israel, was this;

viah,

45 The porters: the children of Shal8 The children of Parosh, two thou Ezr. 2. 40,

lum, the children of Ater, the children

or, Judah, sand an hundred seventy and two.

of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the 9 The children of "Shephatiah, three! Ezr. 8.8.

children of Hatita, the children of Shohundred seventy and two.

Lyor, Seraiah, bai, an hundred thirty and eight. 10 The children of Arah, six hundred 'Ezr. 2. 2.? 46 The Nethinims :_ the children of fifty and two.

Ziha, the children of Hashupha, the chil11 The children of Pahath-moab, of the 8 or, Siaha. dren of Tabbaoth, children of Jeshua and Joab, two thou

47 The children of Keros, the children sand and eight hundred and eighteen.

Isor, Sham of : Sia, the children of Padon, 12 The children of Elam, a thousand

lai.

48 The children of Lebana, the children two hundred fifty and four.

of Hagaba, the children of $ Shalmai, 13 The children of Zattu, eight hun- | nor, Bani.

49 The children of Hanan, the children dred forty and five.

of Giddel, the children of Gahar, 14 The children of Zaccai, seven hun- | oor, Nephu 50 The children of Reaiah, the children

sim. dred and threescore.

of Rezin, the children of Nekoda, 15 The children of n Binnui, six hun

51 The children of Gazzam, the child

kor, Bazlut dred forty and eight.

ren of Uzza, the children of Phaseah, 16 The children of Bebai, six hundred

nor, Peruda.

52 The children of Besai, the children twenty and eight.

of Meunim, the children of Nephishesim, 17 The children of Azgad, two thou-luor, Jorah. 53 The children of Bakbuk, the children sand three hundred twenty and two.

of Hakupha, the children of Harhur, 18 The children of Adonikam, six hun

vor, Ami.

54 The children of « Bazlith, the childdred threescore and seven.

ren of Mehida, the children of Harsha, 19 The children of Bigvai, two thou- Tor, Gibbar. 55 The children of Barkos, the children sand threescore and seven.

of Sisera, the children of Tamah, 20 The children of Adin, six hundred , Ezr. 2. 59. 56 The children of Neziah,' the childfifty and five.

ren of Hatipha. 21 The children of Ater of Hezekiah, por, Addan. 57 The children of Solomon's servants : ninety and eight.

the children of Sotai, the children of so22 The children of Hashum, three hun-loor, Azma- phereth, the children of ^ Perida, dred twenty and eight.

58 The children of Jaala, the children 23 The children of Bezai, three hun

of Darkon, the children of Giddel, dred twenty and four.

tor, pedi 59 The children of Shephatiah, the 24 The children of u Hariph, an hun gree. children of Hattil, the children of Pochedred and twelve.

reth of Zebaim, the children of v Amon. 25 The children of " Gibeon, ninety | 4 or, Kir. 60 All the Nethinims, and the children and five.

jath-arim.

of Solomon's servants, were three hun26 The men of Beth-lehem and Neto

dred ninety and two. phah, an hundred fourscore and eight.

h 2 Sa. 17. 27.

61 And these I were they which went 27 The men of Anathoth, an hundred

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up also from Tel-melah, Tel-haresha,

1 Ki. 2. 7. twenty and eight.

Cherub, p Addon, and Immer: but they 23 The men of Beth-azmaveth, forty

could not shew their father's house, nor

i Mat. 22.1 and two.

their I seed, whether they were of Israel. 29 The men of ¢ Kirjath-jearim, Che

62 The children of Delaiah, the childphirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty k Mat. 25. 11, ren of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, and three.

12.'| six hundred forty and two. 30 The men of Ramah and Gaba, six

63 And of the priests: the children of hundred twenty and one.

I verse 12.

Habaiah, the children of Koz, the child31 The men of Michmas, an hundred

ren of Barzillai," which took one of the and twenty and two.

| m chap.13.29.) daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite to 32 The men of Beth-el and Ai, an hun- Le. 4. 3. wife, and was called after their name. dred twenty and three.

64 These sought i their register among 33 The men of the other Nebo, fifty xor, govern- those that were reckoned by genealogy, and two.

but it was not k found : therefore were 34 The children of the other Elam,? a chap. 8. 9.

they, as polluted, m put from the priesthood. thousand two hundred fifty and four.

n Le.7.19,20.

65 And the x Tirshatha said unto them, 35 The children of Harim, three hun

that they should not eat n of the most dred and twenty. 36 The children of Jericho, three hun

| holy things till there stood up a priest • Ex. 28. 30. boly

| with Urimo and Thummim. dred forty and five.

- 66 The whole congregation together

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