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65 The governor[a] ordered them not to eat anything holy until a priest would be installed with Urim and Thummim.[b]

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  1. Nehemiah 7:65 Lit. Tirshatha; i.e. a Persian title
  2. Nehemiah 7:65 I.e. a high priest to whom God would reveal his will through the jewel-encrusted breastplate that he wore; cf. Exod 28:30, Ezra 2:63

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