New American Standard Bible
Thus I purified them from everything foreign and appointed duties for the priests and the Levites, each in his task,
King James Bible
Thus cleansed I them from all strangers, and appointed the wards of the priests and the Levites, every one in his business;
Darby Bible Translation
And I purified them from all foreigners, and appointed the charges of the priests and the Levites, every one in his service;
World English Bible
Thus I cleansed them from all foreigners, and appointed duties for the priests and for the Levites, everyone in his work;
Young's Literal Translation
And I have cleansed them from every stranger, and appoint charges to priests and to Levites, each in his work,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The wards - Rather, "the offices or observances." Nehemiah's arrangement is probably that described in Nehemiah 11:10-22.
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[Illustration: (drop cap B) Samaritan Book of the Law] By the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, on the coast of Egypt, lies Alexandria, a busy and prosperous city of to-day. You remember the great conqueror, Alexander, and how nation after nation had been forced to submit to him, until all the then-known world owned him for its emperor? He built this city, and called it after his own name. About a hundred years before the days of Antiochus (of whom we read in our last chapter) a company of Jews …
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and that we will not give our daughters to the peoples of the land or take their daughters for our sons.
The priests and the Levites purified themselves; they also purified the people, the gates and the wall.
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