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Nehemiah 13 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:1 - On that day they read from the book of Moses in the hearing of the people; and in it was found written that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever enter the assembly of God;

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:2 - for they did not meet the children of Israel with bread and water, but hired Balaam against them to curse them--yet our God turned the curse into a blessing.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:3 - When the people heard the law, they separated from Israel all those of foreign descent.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:4 - Now before this, Eli'ashib the priest, who was appointed over the chambers of the house of our God, and who was connected with Tobi'ah,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:5 - prepared for Tobi'ah a large chamber where they had previously put the cereal offering, the frankincense, the vessels, and the tithes of grain, wine, and oil, which were given by commandment to the Levites, singers, and gatekeepers, and the contributions for the priests.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:6 - While this was taking place I was not in Jerusalem, for in the thirty-second year of Ar-ta-xerx'es king of Babylon I went to the king. And after some time I asked leave of the king

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:7 - and came to Jerusalem, and I then discovered the evil that Eli'ashib had done for Tobi'ah, preparing for him a chamber in the courts of the house of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:8 - And I was very angry, and I threw all the household furniture of Tobi'ah out of the chamber.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:9 - Then I gave orders and they cleansed the chambers; and I brought back thither the vessels of the house of God, with the cereal offering and the frankincense.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:10 - I also found out that the portions of the Levites had not been given to them; so that the Levites and the singers, who did the work, had fled each to his field.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:11 - So I remonstrated with the officials and said, "Why is the house of God forsaken?" And I gathered them together and set them in their stations.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:12 - Then all Judah brought the tithe of the grain, wine, and oil into the storehouses.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:13 - And I appointed as treasurers over the storehouses Shelemi'ah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and Pedai'ah of the Levites, and as their assistant Hanan the son of Zaccur, son of Mattani'ah, for they were counted faithful; and their duty was to distribute to their brethren.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:14 - Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God and for his service.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:15 - In those days I saw in Judah men treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in heaps of grain and loading them on asses; and also wine, grapes, figs, and all kinds of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day; and I warned them on the day when they sold food.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:16 - Men of Tyre also, who lived in the city, brought in fish and all kinds of wares and sold them on the sabbath to the people of Judah, and in Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:17 - Then I remonstrated with the nobles of Judah and said to them, "What is this evil thing which you are doing, profaning the sabbath day?

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:18 - Did not your fathers act in this way, and did not our God bring all this evil on us and on this city? Yet you bring more wrath upon Israel by profaning the sabbath."

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:19 - When it began to be dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the sabbath, I commanded that the doors should be shut and gave orders that they should not be opened until after the sabbath. And I set some of my servants over the gates, that no burden might be brought in on the sabbath day.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:20 - Then the merchants and sellers of all kinds of wares lodged outside Jerusalem once or twice.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:21 - But I warned them and said to them, "Why do you lodge before the wall? If you do so again I will lay hands on you." From that time on they did not come on the sabbath.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:22 - And I commanded the Levites that they should purify themselves and come and guard the gates, to keep the sabbath day holy. Remember this also in my favor, O my God, and spare me according to the greatness of thy steadfast love.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:23 - In those days also I saw the Jews who had married women of Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab;

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:24 - and half of their children spoke the language of Ashdod, and they could not speak the language of Judah, but the language of each people.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:25 - And I contended with them and cursed them and beat some of them and pulled out their hair; and I made them take oath in the name of God, saying, "You shall not give your daughters to their sons, or take their daughters for your sons or for yourselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:26 - Did not Solomon king of Israel sin on account of such women? Among the many nations there was no king like him, and he was beloved by his God, and God made him king over all Israel; nevertheless foreign women made even him to sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:27 - Shall we then listen to you and do all this great evil and act treacherously against our God by marrying foreign women?"

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:28 - And one of the sons of Jehoi'ada, the son of Eli'ashib the high priest, was the son-in-law of Sanbal'lat the Hor'onite; therefore I chased him from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:29 - Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood and the covenant of the priesthood and the Levites.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:30 - Thus I cleansed them from everything foreign, and I established the duties of the priests and Levites, each in his work;

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:31 - and I provided for the wood offering, at appointed times, and for the first fruits. Remember me, O my God, for good.

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