For they call themselves after the holy city,
    (A)and stay themselves on the God of Israel;
    the Lord of hosts is his name.

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The Leaders in Jerusalem

11 Now the leaders of the people (A)lived in Jerusalem. And the rest of the people (B)cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem (C)the holy city, while nine out of ten[a] remained in the other towns.

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Footnotes

  1. Nehemiah 11:1 Hebrew nine hands

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