So I rebuked the officials and asked, "Why has the house of God been neglected?" Then I gathered the Levites and singers together and stationed them at their posts,
Cross ReferencesNehemiah 10:39
For the Israelites and the Levites are to bring the contributions of grain, new wine, and oil to the storerooms where the articles of the sanctuary are kept and where the ministering priests, the gatekeepers, and the singers stay. Thus we will not neglect the house of our God."
Then I rebuked the nobles of Judah and asked, "What is this evil you are doing--profaning the Sabbath day?
I rebuked them and called down curses on them. I beat some of these men and pulled out their hair. Then I made them take an oath before God and said: "You must not give your daughters in marriage to their sons or take their daughters as wives for your sons or for yourselves!
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law resist them.
"Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me!" You ask, "How do we rob You?" "In tithes and offerings.
Chapter Outline1. Upon the reading of the law, separation is made from the mixed multitude.
4. Nehemiah, at his return, causes the chambers to be cleansed.
10. He reforms the offices in the house of God;
15. the violation of the Sabbath;
23. and the marriages with the strange wives.
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Nehemiah 13:17, 25
Why is the house.
1 Samuel 2:17
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