New International Version
Remember them, my God, because they defiled the priestly office and the covenant of the priesthood and of the Levites.
King James Bible
Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.
Darby Bible Translation
Remember them, my God, for they are polluters of the priesthood, and of the covenant of the priesthood and of the Levites!
World English Bible
Remember them, my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.
Young's Literal Translation
Be mindful of them, O my God, for the redeemed of the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Because they have defiled the priesthood - God, therefore, will remember their iniquities against them, and punish them for their transgressions. These words of Nehemiah are to be understood declaratively.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
because they have defiled. Heb. for the defilings of.
'In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals. 16. There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem. 17. Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
He and his descendants will have a covenant of a lasting priesthood, because he was zealous for the honor of his God and made atonement for the Israelites."
Remember Tobiah and Sanballat, my God, because of what they have done; remember also the prophet Noadiah and how she and the rest of the prophets have been trying to intimidate me.
And you will know that I have sent you this warning so that my covenant with Levi may continue," says the LORD Almighty.
But you have turned from the way and by your teaching have caused many to stumble; you have violated the covenant with Levi," says the LORD Almighty.
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