let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer of Your servant which I am praying before You now, day and night, on behalf of the sons of Israel Your servants, confessing the sins of the sons of Israel which we have sinned against You; I and my father's house1004 have sinned.
and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress which is by the temple,1004 for the wall of the city and for the house1004 to which I will go." And the king granted them to me because the good hand of my God was on me.
After him Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, official of half the district of Beth-zur, made repairs as far as a point opposite the tombs of David, and as far as the artificial pool and the house1004 of the mighty men.
Palal the son of Uzai made repairs in front of the Angle and the tower projecting from the upper house1004 of the king, which is by the court of the guard. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh made repairs.
After him Malchijah, one of the goldsmiths, carried out repairs as far as the house1004 of the temple servants and of the merchants, in front of the Inspection Gate and as far as the upper room of the corner.
When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people: "Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your houses.1004"
"Please, give back to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive groves and their houses,1004 also the hundredth part of the money and of the grain, the new wine and the oil that you are exacting from them."
I also shook out the front of my garment and said, "Thus may God shake out every man from his house1004 and from his possessions who does not fulfill this promise; even thus may he be shaken out and emptied." And all the assembly said, "Amen!" And they praised the LORD. Then the people did according to this promise.
When I entered the house1004 of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was confined at home, he said, "Let us meet together in the house1004 of God, within the temple, and let us close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you, and they are coming to kill you at night."
Then I said to them, "Do not let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot, and while they are standing guard, let them shut and bolt the doors. Also appoint guards from the inhabitants of Jerusalem, each at his post, and each in front of his own house.1004"
So the people went out and brought them and made booths for themselves, each on his roof, and in their courts and in the courts of the house1004 of God, and in the square at the Water Gate and in the square at the Gate of Ephraim.
"They captured fortified cities and a fertile land. They took possession of houses1004 full of every good thing, Hewn cisterns, vineyards, olive groves, Fruit trees in abundance. So they ate, were filled and grew fat, And reveled in Your great goodness.
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