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Nehemiah 10 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Those whose seals were on the document were

the governor Nehemiah son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah,

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Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah,

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Pashhur, Amariah, Malchijah,

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Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch,

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Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,

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Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,

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Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,

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Maaziah, Bilgai, and Shemaiah.

These were the priests.

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The Levites were

Jeshua son of Azaniah,

Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel,

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and their brothers

Shebaniah, Hodiah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,

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Mica, Rehob, Hashabiah,

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Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,

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Hodiah, Bani, and Beninu.

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The heads of the people were

Parosh, Pahath-moab, Elam, Zattu, Bani,

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Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,

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Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,

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Ater, Hezekiah, Azzur,

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Hodiah, Hashum, Bezai,

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Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,

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Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir,

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Meshezabel, Zadok, Jaddua,

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Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah,

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Hoshea, Hananiah, Hasshub,

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Hallohesh, Pilha, Shobek,

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Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,

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Ahijah, Hanan, Anan,

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Malluch, Harim, Baanah.

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The rest of the people ​— ​the priests, Levites, gatekeepers, singers, and temple servants, along with their wives, sons, and daughters, everyone who is able to understand and who has separated themselves from the surrounding peoples to obey the law of God ​— ​

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join with their noble brothers and commit themselves with a sworn oath[fn] to follow the law of God given through God’s servant Moses and to obey carefully all the commands, ordinances, and statutes of the LORD our Lord.

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We will not give our daughters in marriage to the surrounding peoples and will not take their daughters as wives for our sons.

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When the surrounding peoples bring merchandise or any kind of grain to sell on the Sabbath day, we will not buy from them on the Sabbath or a holy day. We will also leave the land uncultivated in the seventh year and will cancel every debt.

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We will impose the following commands on ourselves:

To give an eighth of an ounce of silver[fn] yearly for the service of the house of our God:

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the bread displayed before the LORD,[fn] the daily grain offering, the regular burnt offering, the Sabbath and New Moon offerings, the appointed festivals, the holy things, the sin offerings to atone for Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.

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We have cast lots among the priests, Levites, and people for the donation of wood by our ancestral families[fn] at the appointed times each year. They are to bring the wood to our God’s house to burn on the altar of the LORD our God, as it is written in the law.

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We will bring the firstfruits of our land and of every fruit tree to the LORD’s house year by year.

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We will also bring the firstborn of our sons and our livestock, as prescribed by the law, and will bring the firstborn of our herds and flocks to the house of our God, to the priests who serve in our God’s house.

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We will bring a loaf from our first batch of dough to the priests at the storerooms of the house of our God. We will also bring the firstfruits of our grain offerings, of every fruit tree, and of the new wine and fresh oil. A tenth of our land’s produce belongs to the Levites, for the Levites are to collect the one-tenth offering in all our agricultural towns.

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A priest from Aaron’s descendants is to accompany the Levites when they collect the tenth, and the Levites are to take a tenth of this offering to the storerooms of the treasury in the house of our God.

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For the Israelites and the Levites are to bring the contributions of grain, new wine, and fresh oil to the storerooms where the articles of the sanctuary are kept and where the priests who minister are, along with the gatekeepers and singers. We will not neglect the house of our God.

CSB Footnotes
Lit and enter in a curse and in an oath
Lit give one-third of a shekel
Lit rows of bread
Lit the house of our fathers

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