Nehemiah 13:30
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New International Version
So I purified the priests and the Levites of everything foreign, and assigned them duties, each to his own 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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Clarke'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.

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cleansed.

Nehemiah 10:30 And that we would not give our daughters to the people of the land, not take their daughters for our sons:

appointed.

Nehemiah 12:1-26 Now these are the priests and the Levites that went up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra...

1 Chronicles 23:1-26:32 So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel...

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Sabbath Observance
'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
The Median wars--The last native dynasties of Egypt--The Eastern world on the eve of the Macedonian conquest. [Drawn by Boudier, from one of the sarcophagi of Sidon, now in the Museum of St. Irene. The vignette, which is by Faucher-Gudin, represents the sitting cyno-cephalus of Nectanebo I., now in the Egyptian Museum at the Vatican.] Darius appears to have formed this project of conquest immediately after his first victories, when his initial attempts to institute satrapies had taught him not
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9

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