Neh., vi, 6."Murray's Gram., 8vo, p. 210.
"ALGER'S BIBLE: Neh., xii, 23.
"FRIENDS' BIBLE: Neh., ix, 18.
[Sidenote: Neh. 13:15-22]
[Sidenote: Neh. 13:23-27]
[Sidenote: Neh. 13:28, 29] And one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was the son-in-law of Sanballat the Horonite; therefore I chased him from me.
[Sidenote: Neh. 13:30, 31]
[Sidenote: Neh. 8:9-12]
[Sidenote: Neh. 8:13-19] And on the second day the heads of fathers' houses of all the people, the priests and the Levites were gathered together to Ezra the scribe, in order to gain an insight into the words of the law.
[Sidenote: Neh. 9:1-3] Now in the twenty-fourth day of this month the Israelites were assembled with fasting, and with sackcloth and earth upon their heads.
[Sidenote: Neh. 9:6-8]
[Sidenote: Neh. 9:32-37] Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and kindness, let not all the affliction seem little before thee, that hath come on us, on our kings, our nobles, our priests, our prophets, our fathers, and on all thy people, since the days of the kings of Assyria to this day.
[Sidenote: Neh. 9:38] Moreover in addition to all this we made a fixed covenant and wrote it out, and our nobles, our Levites, and our priests were enrolled upon the sealed document.
[Sidenote: Neh. 10:28-31]
[Sidenote: Neh. 10:32-39]
A recent writer (Professor Torrey, in Composition of Ezra-Neh.) has shown convincingly that the Ezra story in its present form is at least from the school to which the Chronicler belonged, if not from his own pen.
We are given in Neh.
And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem,' Neh. xi.
We find her twice called so in his book, Neh. xi. 1, 18, and inasmuch as it was the Holy City, God's home on earth, His special property, His constant dwelling-place, Nehemiah felt it was only right that, as soon as the city was finished, as soon as all within its walls was set in order, the city and all it contained should be dedicated to the service of that God to whom it belonged.
But all such as are reformed, or reforming from all iniquity, and namely from the defections and compliances of the time; who have some suitable sense of the breaches, and competent knowledge and understanding of the duties engaged unto in the covenant, Neh.
And Nehemiah, with the returned captives, Neh. ix.
So, Neh. x. 28, 29"Every one that had knowledge and understanding entered into the covenant.
Neh. iii. 5.
It cannot be denied, that several obligations do bind to posterity; such as public promises with annexation of curses to breakers, Neh.