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13:25 pulled out their hair. Nehemiah’s action can be contrasted with that of Ezra in Ezra 9:3.
shall not give. Ezra actually dissolved the illegitimate unions (Ezra 10:3 note), whereas Nehemiah only attempted to prevent such unions in the future.