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Nehemiah 1 [Full Chapter]
[ Nehemiah Prays for His People ] The words of Nehemiah son of Hacaliah. In the month of Chislev, in the twentieth year, while I was in Susa the capital, one of my brothers, Hanani, came with certain men from Judah; and I asked them about the Jews that survived, those who had escaped the captivity, and about Jerusalem. They replied, “The survivors there in the province who escaped captivity are in great trouble and shame; the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been destroyed by fire.” ...

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[ Nehemiah Sent to Judah ] In the month of Nisan, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was served him, I carried the wine and gave it to the king. Now, I had never been sad in his presence before.
[ The Generosity of Nehemiah ] Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year to the thirty-second year of King Artaxerxes, twelve years, neither I nor my brothers ate the food allowance of the governor.
And Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, “This day is holy to the Lord your God; do not mourn or weep.” For all the people wept when they heard the words of the law.
In the days of Zerubbabel and in the days of Nehemiah all Israel gave the daily portions for the singers and the gatekeepers. They set apart that which was for the Levites; and the Levites set apart that which was for the descendants of Aaron.
[ Fire Consumes Nehemiah’s Sacrifice ] Since on the twenty-fifth day of Chislev we shall celebrate the purification of the temple, we thought it necessary to notify you, in order that you also may celebrate the festival of booths and the festival of the fire given when Nehemiah, who built the temple and the altar, offered sacrifices.
But after many years had passed, when it pleased God, Nehemiah, having been commissioned by the king of Persia, sent the descendants of the priests who had hidden the fire to get it. And when they reported to us that they had not found fire but only a thick liquid, he ordered them to dip it out and bring it.
When this matter became known, and it was reported to the king of the Persians that, in the place where the exiled priests had hidden the fire, the liquid had appeared with which Nehemiah and his associates had burned the materials of the sacrifice,
The same things are reported in the records and in the memoirs of Nehemiah, and also that he founded a library and collected the books about the kings and prophets, and the writings of David, and letters of kings about votive offerings.
and who returned to Jerusalem and the rest of Judea, each to his own town. They came with Zerubbabel and Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Resaiah, Eneneus, Mordecai, Beelsarus, Aspharasus, Reeliah, Rehum, and Baanah, their leaders.
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89 topical index results for “Nehemiah”

AHIJAH » An Israelite, who subscribed to the covenant of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:26)
ATER » An Israelite, who subscribed to Nehemiah's covenant (Nehemiah 10:17)
AZZUR » An Israelite, who sealed Nehemiah's covenant (Nehemiah 10:17)
BEZAI » A family that sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:18)
CONSCIENCE » FAITHFUL » Of Nehemiah, in the matter of taxes (Nehemiah 5:15)
COURAGE » INSTANCES OF PERSONAL BRAVERY » Nehemiah, in refusing to take refuge in the temple (Nehemiah 6:10-13)
CRAFTINESS » INSTANCES OF » Sanballat, in trying to deceive Nehemiah into a conference (Nehemiah 6)
DECEPTION » INSTANCES OF » Sanballat tries to deceive Nehemiah (Nehemiah 6)
DILIGENCE » FIGURATIVE » Nehemiah and his helpers (Nehemiah 4:6)
DIPLOMACY » INSTANCES OF » Sanballat, in prevent the rebuilding of Jerusalem by Nehemiah (Nehemiah 6)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » Of Nehemiah, on account of the desolation of Jerusalem and the temple (Nehemiah 1:4)
FEAR OF GOD » CONSPICUOUS INSTANCES OF THOSE WHO FEARED » Nehemiah, in his reform of the public administration (Nehemiah 5:15)
HANAN » A Levite » 6. A chief who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:22,26)

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