32 “We assume the responsibility for carrying out the commands to give a third of a shekel[a] each year for the service of the house of our God: 33 for the bread set out on the table;(A) for the regular grain offerings and burnt offerings; for the offerings on the Sabbaths, at the New Moon(B) feasts and at the appointed festivals; for the holy offerings; for sin offerings[b] to make atonement for Israel; and for all the duties of the house of our God.(C)

34 “We—the priests, the Levites and the people—have cast lots(D) to determine when each of our families is to bring to the house of our God at set times each year a contribution of wood(E) to burn on the altar of the Lord our God, as it is written in the Law.

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  1. Nehemiah 10:32 That is, about 1/8 ounce or about 4 grams
  2. Nehemiah 10:33 Or purification offerings

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