New International Version
When the priests and Levites had purified themselves ceremonially, they purified the people, the gates and the wall.
King James Bible
And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.
Darby Bible Translation
And the priests and the Levites purified themselves; and they purified the people, and the gates and the wall.
World English Bible
The priests and the Levites purified themselves; and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.
Young's Literal Translation
and the priests and the Levites are cleansed, and they cleanse the people, and the gates, and the wall.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The priests and the Levites purified themselves - This consisted in washings, abstinence from wine, and other matters, which, on all other occasions, were lawful. And as to the purifying of the gates and the walls, nothing was requisite but to remove all filth from the former, and all rubbish that might have been laid against the latter.
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LAST Sabbath day in the morning I spoke of the birth of our Saviour as being full of joy to the people of God, and, indeed, to all nations. We then looked at the joy from a distance; we will now in contemplation draw nearer to it, and perhaps as we consider it, and remark the multiplied reasons for its existence, some of those reasons may operate upon our own hearts, and we may go out of this house of prayer ourselves partakers of the exceeding great joy. We shall count it to have been a successful …
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from Beth Gilgal, and from the area of Geba and Azmaveth, for the musicians had built villages for themselves around Jerusalem.
Then I commanded the Levites to purify themselves and go and guard the gates in order to keep the Sabbath day holy. Remember me for this also, my God, and show mercy to me according to your great love.
So I purified the priests and the Levites of everything foreign, and assigned them duties, each to his own task.
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