70 The priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, temple servants, and some of the people settled in their towns, and the rest of Israel settled in their towns.(A)

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73 So the priests, Levites, gatekeepers, temple singers, some of the people, temple servants, and all Israel settled in their towns.[a](A)

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When the seventh month(B) came and the Israelites had settled in their towns,

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Footnotes

  1. Nehemiah 7:73 The second half of v. 73 is better understood when placed with 8:1.

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