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1 Or, that
14. Kings 8. 27.
Lev. 23. 34 42. Deut. 16 13.
m Gen. 17. 5.
o Gen. 12.7. & 15. 18.&
Isai. 63. 12, 14. Jer. 32.
Chron. 30. 91. c Deut. 31. 19,8.
The feast of tabernacles kept.
The Levites' confession. codedores t vites, unto Ezra the scribe, even || to un- thou hast made heaven, " the heaven of cir. 445 derstand the words of the law.
heavens, with all their host, the earth, 14 And they found written in the law and all things that are therein, the seas, Gen. 1. 1. they might which the Lord had commanded + by and all that is therein, and thou "pre- Rev. 19.7. the words of Moses, that the children of Israel should servest them all; and the host of heaven h Deat, 10. Heb.by the dwell in 'booths in the feast of the seventh worshippeth thee. month:
7 Thou art the LORD the God, who Gen. 2 ? 15 And that they should publish and didst choose Abram, and broughtest 1 Gen. 11.31. i Lev. 234 proclaim in all their cities, and "in Jeru- him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and $ 12. 1. u Deut. 16. salem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, gavest him the name of " Abraham; s Lev. 23.40. and 'fetch olive branches, and pine 8 And foundest his heart "faithful be- a Gen. 15.6.
branches, and myrtle branches, and palm fore thee, and madest a covenant with branches, and branches of thick trees, to him to give the land of the Canaanites, 17.7; 8. make booths, as it is written.
the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Periz16 ? So the people went forth, and zites, and the Jebusites, and the Girga
brought them, and made themselves shites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and y Deut. 22. 8. booths, every one upon the roof of his Phast performed thy words; for thou art p. Josh. 23.
house, and in their courts, and in the righteous :
courts of the house of God, and in the 99 And didst see the affliction of our q Exod. 2. 3 ch. 12.57. street of the 'water gate, •and in the fathers in Egypt, and "heardest their cry Exod. it. 13. ch. 11.39 street of the gate of Ephraim.
by the Red sea; 17 And all the congregation of them 10 And 'shewedst signs and wonders . Exod. 7,8 that were come again out of the capti- upon Pharaoh, and on all his servants, ^!, chapters. vity made booths, and sat under the and on all the people of his land: for booths: for since the days of Jeshua the thou knewest that they dealt proudly - Exod. 18. son of Nun unto that day had not the against them. So didst thou "get thee u Exod. 9-16. children of Israel done so. And there a name, as it is this day. was very great gladness.
11 And thou didst divide the sea be- 20. Dan. 9. 18 Also day by day, from the first day fore them, so that they went through the unto the last day, he read in the book midst of the sea on the dry land; and W7.3. of the law of God. And they kept the their persecutors thou threwest into
feast seven days; and on the eighth day the deeps, as a stone into the mighty , Exod. 15. Heb. & re was ta solemn assembly, daccording waters. dLev.7136 . unto the manner.
12 Moreover thou ? leddest them in z Exod. 13. CHAP. IX.
the day by a cloudy pillar; and in the
4 The Levites make a religious confession of in the way wherein they should go.
13 ^ Thou camest down also
upon OW *this month the children of Israel heaven, and gavest them bright judg, kom....
? were assembled with fasting, and with ments, and +true laws, good statutes and 1 Heb. laws ha Josh...... sackclothes, and earth upon them. commandments:
2 And the seed of Israel separated 14 And madest known unto them thy
themselves from all +strangers, and stood holy sabbath, and commandedst them Exod. 20. }; 133,30. and confessed their sins, and the iniqui- precepts, statutes, and laws, by the hand is ties of their fathers,
of Moses thy servant: 3 And they stood up in their place, 15 And gavest them bread from hea& <h. & ,& and read in the book of the law of the ven for their hunger, and broughtest 6. Numb. 20.
LORD their God one fourth part of the forth water for them out of the rock for * Deut. 1.8. day; and another fourth part they con- their thirst, and promisedst them that Hob. which fessed, and worshipped the Lord their they should ‘go in to possess the land lift up thine God.
+ which thou hadst sworn to give them. 4. Then stood up upon the || stairs, 16 But they and our fathers dealt 14.30. of the Levites, Jeshua, and Bani, Kad- proudly, and " hardened their necks, and 906. miel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, hearkened not to thy commandments, and Chenani, and cried with a loud voice 17 And refused to obey, 'neither were 1714 unto the LORD their God.
mindful of thy wonders that thou didst 8. Jer. 19.15. 5. Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kad- among them; but hardened their necks, :378.11, miel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodi- and in their rebellion appointed ka cap- k Numb. 14. jah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, tain to return to their bondage: but thou #1
Stand up and bless the Lord your God art ta God ready to pardon, gracious internardo. Cbrs for ever and ever: and blessed be @thy and merciful, slow to anger, and of great Numb. i.
glorious name, which is exalted above all kindness, and forsookest them not. Ps blessing and praise.
18 Yea, when they had made them 13. 6 'Thou, even thou, art Lord alone; I a molten calf, and said, This is thy God 4
a Exod. 19. 10. & 20.1.
445 a ch.82
, with them
2 Sam. 1. 2 Job 2.12 e Ezra 14.11.
n ver. 27.
Gal. 3. 12.
Numb. 11. 17. Isai. 63
7.25 & 25.4 + Heb. is the
Exod. 17. 6
x Gen. 22.17.
x 2 Kings 17.
Dan. 9. 14
y Josh. 1. %,
of God's goodness, and
the people's wickedness. that brought thee up out of Egypt, and thou mightest bring them again unto thy had wrought great provocations; law: yet they " dealt proudly, and heark
19 Yet thou in thy "manifold mercies ened not unto thy commandments, but n ver. 18 Ps. 106. 45. forsookest them not in the wilderness: sinned against thy judgments, which if elev 183 2. Excel. the opillar of the cloud departed not a man do, he shall live in them;) and Rom. 1e 3. 14 14.1 Cor. from them by day, to lead them in the + withdrew the shoulder, and hardened
way; neither the pillar of fire by night, their neck, and would not hear.
bear them, and testifiedst against them by + Hebe pro 20 Thou gavest also thy 'good spirit thy spirit t'in thy prophets: yet would rect over
to instruct them, and withheldest not thy they not give ear: 'therefore gavest thou p 2 Kings 17. sol. manna from their mouth, and gavest them into the hand of the people of the discover them 'water for their thirst.
lands. 21 Yea, 'forty years didst thou sus 31 Nevertheless for thy great mercies' Land of the . Deut. 2.7. tain them in the wilderness, so that they sake 'thou didst not utterly consume
prophets. de Deus. 8. 4. lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not them, nor forsake them; for thou art * a *: Peste 1: old, and their feet swelled not.
gracious and merciful God. 22 Moreover thou gavest them king 32 Now therefore, our God, the great, & doms and nations, and didst divide them the "mighty, and the terrible God, who Jer. 17
into corners: so they possessed the land keepest covenant and mercy, let not all *5.16, 18 Numb. 21. of “ Sihon, and the land of the king of the + trouble seem little before thee, • Exod. 94
Heshbon, and the land of Og king of that hath come upon us, on our kings, 'Heb.weari.
on our princes, and on our priests, and next.
is brought upon us; for thou hast done
fore them the inhabitants of the land, the our priests, nor our fathers, kept thy law,
35 For they have not served thee in a Deal. 2. 25 And they took strong cities, and a their kingdom, and in thy great good- over. $
o fat land, and possessed houses full of ness that thou gavest them, and in the 97. Deus. all goods, || wells digged, vineyards, and large and 'fat land which thou gavest be- o ver. 25
oliveyards, and † fruit trees in abun- fore them, neither turned they from their b Deut. 6.1t. dance: so they did eat, and were filled, wicked works. and became fat, and delighted them
36 Behold, 4we are servants this day, selves in thy great a goodness.
and for the land that thou gavest unto & Bar. za 26 Nevertheless they were disobe our fathers to eat the fruit thereof and a Hos. 3.5. dient, and rebelled against thee, and the good thereof, behold, we are servants 12. Ezek. 20. fcast thy law behind their backs, and in it: T'i Kings is. slew thy prophets which testified against 37 And it yieldeth much increase un- 3,5 9. Ps.50.17. them to turn them to thee, and they to the kings whom thou hast set over us 4 & 19. 10. wrought great provocations.
because of our sins: also they have 'do-Deal se 27 "Therefore thou deliveredst them minion over our bodies, and over our cat. 2 Kings 13 13. 37. Acts into the hand of their enemies, who vex- tle, at their pleasure, and we are in great in. & 34
ed them: and in the time of their trouble, distress. 106. when they cried unto thee, thou 'heard. 38 And because of all this we make a + Hed
are est them from heaven; and according to sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, wz, er, med k Judg. 2.** thy manifold mercies thou gavest them Levites, and priests, th seal unto it. saviours, who saved them out of the
CHAP. X. hand of their enemies.
1 The names of them that sealed the covenant. 28 But after they had rest, + 'they 29 The points of the covenant.
did evil again before thee: therefore 11, 12, 30.& leftest thou them in the hand of their
row fthose that sealed were, Ne- Hed at the NE
hemiah, ll the Tirshatha, "the son a ja enemies, so that they had the dominion of Hachaliah, and Zidkijah, over them: yet when they returned, and 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah,
cried unto thee, thou heardest them from 3 Pashur, Amariah, Malchijah, Ps. 106. heaven; and “ many times didst thou 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch,
deliver them according to thy mercies; 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,
Lev. 6. 12.
& Exod. 13
z Deut. 12. 6, 11. 9 Chron.
The men that sealed the covenant,
The points of the covenant. Before
house of our God, after the houses of 7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin, CHRIST
8 Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah: these our fathers, at times appointed year by were the priests.
year, to burn upon the altar of the LORD 9 And the Levites: both Jeshua the our God, as it is written in the law: son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of 35 And 'to bring the firstfruits of our Exod. 23: Henadad, Kadmiel;
ground, and the firstfruits of all fruit of Lev. 19. 3. 10 And their brethren, Shebaniah, all trees, year by year, unto the house of Deut. 26. 2." Hodijah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,
the LORD: 11 Micha, Rehob, Hashabiah,
36 Also the firstborn of our sons, and 12 Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah, of our cattle, as it is written 'in the law, , P.10.0.3. 13 Hodijah, Bani, Beninu.
and the firstlings of our herds and of our Lev. 27. 26, 14 The chief of the people; "Parosh, flocks, to bring to the house of our God, 18. 15, 16. Pahath-moab, Elam, Zatthu, Bani, unto the priests that minister in the house 15 Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,
of our God: 16 Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,
37 And that we should bring the first- Lev: 33.17. 17 Ater, Hizkijah, Azzur,
fruits of our dough, and our offerings, & 18. 12. &e. 18 Hodijah, Hashum, Bezai,
and the fruit of all manner of trees, of & 26. 2. 19 Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,
wine and of oil, unto the priests, to the 20 Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir, chambers of the house of our God; and 21 Meshezabeel, Zadok, Jaddua, "the tithes of our ground unto the Le-Ley: 7:30. 22 Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah,
vites, that the same Levites might have &c. 23 Hoshea, Hananiah, Hashub, the tithes in all the cities of our tillage. 24 Hallohesh, Pileha, Shobek,
38 And the priest the son of Aaron 25 Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah, shall be with the Levites, when the Le- x Numb. 18. 26 And Ahijah, Hanan, Anan, vites take tithes: and the Levites shall 27 Malluch, Harim, Baanah.
bring up the tithe of the tithes unto the & Fun 2 36 28 1°
And the rest of the people, the house of our God, to the chambers, into . Thomas priests, the Levites, the porters, the sing the treasure house. Parasers, the Nethinims, and all they that had 39 For the children of Israel and the 19 ch.13 3 separated themselves from the people of children of Levi'shall bring the offering
the lands unto the law of God, their of the corn, of the new wine, and the 33. 12. ch.
that minister, and the porters, and the 29 They clave to their brethren, their singers: “and we will not forsake the ch. 13. 10, Desit. , nobles, and entered into a curse, and house of our God. 12 13 Pe into an oath, “to walk in God's law,
sidue dwell in other cities.
at Jerusalem : the rest of the people
31 *And if the people of the land bring in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine 45 ware or any victuals on the sabbath day parts to dwell in other cities. to sell, that we would not buy it of them 2 And the people blessed all the men,
on the sabbath, or on the holy day: and that willingly offered themselves to dwelí Judg. 5-9 Exod. is that we would leave the seventh year, at Jerusalem.
and the exaction of + every debt. 3 Now these are the chief of the c!Chrou. g.
32 Also we made ordinances for us, province that dwelt in Jerusalem: but to charge ourselves yearly with the third in the cities of Judah dwelt every one part of a shekel for the service of the in his possession in their cities, to wit, house of our God;
Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and 33 For the shewbread, and for the the Nethinims, and the children of d Ezra 2. 12. continual meat offering, and for the Solomon's servants. continual burnt offering, of the sabbaths, 4 And fat Jerusalem dwelt certain of 91 Chron. 9. of the new moons, for the set feasts, and the children of Judah, and of the childfor the holy things, and for the sin offer- ren of Benjamin. of the children of ings to make an atonement for Israel, Judah; Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the and for all the work of the house of son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, our God.
the son of Shephatiah, the son of Ma34 And we cast the lots among the halaleel, of the children of Perez; 1.132. priests, the Levites, and the people, Pfor 5 And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the wood offering, to bring it into the the son of Col-hozeh, the son of Hazaiah,
· Exod. 3416. Deut. 7.
* Exod. 20. 10. Ler. 23 3. Deat, 5 12. ca. 13
30, Zarah. o i Chren. 18 17.& 13 28.
hi Chron. 9. 10, &c.
Those who dwelt at Jerusalem.
The inhabitants of other cities. Before the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah,
son of Zechariah, the son of Shiloni. the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph,
the singers were over the business of the
23 For "it was the king's command. m See Fire
zabeel, of the children of " Zerah the son o Gen. Es 8 And after him Gabbai, Sallai, nine of Judah, was at the king's hand in all hundred twenty and eight.
matters concerning the people. 9 And Joel the son of Zichri was 25 And for the villages, with their their overseer: and Judah the son of fields, some of the children of Judah Senuah was second over the city. dwelt at "Kirjath-arba, and in the vil- . Josh. 14
10 h Of the priests : Jedaiah the son lages thereof, and at Dibon, and in the
villages thereof, and at Jekabzeel, and in
27 And at Hazar-shual, and at Beer-
30 Zanoah, Adullam, and in their vil-
31 The children also of Benjamin
valqur, an hundred twenty and eight: Aija, and Beth-el, and in their villages, I Or, the son and their overseer was Zabdiel, || the son 32 And at Anathoth, Nob, Ananiah, of one of the great men.
33 Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim, 15 Also of the Levites: Shemaiah the 34 Hadid, Zeboim, Neballat, son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the 35 Lod, and Ono, 'the valley of crafts- Chron. son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
16 And Shabbethai and Jozabad, of 36 And of the Levites were divisions
up with Zeruhbabel. 10 The succession of
high priests. 22 Certain chief Levites. 27 the principal to begin the thanksgiving The solemnity of the dedication of the walls. in prayer: and Bak bukiah the second 44 The offices of priests and Levites appointamong his brethren, and Abda the son ed in the temple. of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son TOW these are the priests and the ), se do te of Jeduthun.
18 All the Levites in the holy city babel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: 10r, Shobewere two hundred fourscore and four. "Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra,
19 Moreover the porters, Akkub, 2 Amariah, || Malluch, Hattush,
Talmon, and their brethren that kept 3 || Shechaniah, || Rehum, || Meremoth, 10, No Neb.at tke + the gates, were an hundred seventy 4 Iddo, || Ginnetho, Abijah, and two.
5 || Miamin, || Maadiah, Bilgah, 20 4 And the residue of Israel, of the 6 Shemaiah, and Joiarib, Jedaiah, priests, and the Levites, were in all the 7 || Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah, 1 or, X cities of Judah, every one in his in- These were the chief of the priests and dick, vern heritance.
of their brethren in the days of a Jeshua. Per 211 But the Nethinims dwelt in || Ophel: 8 Moreover the Levites : Jeshua, Bin- Esra 3.2 and Ziha and Gispa were over the Ne- nui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Zeck 31. thinims. Mattaniah, which was over the || thanks- e ch.11.17
. 22 The overseer also of the Levites at giving, he and his brethren. Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the 9 Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their
1 Or, to
cir. a Eur 1.1, 2.
k ver. 1.
e Lake 1.5
1 See cb. 3. 20.
Or, the tower.
n See ver. 38. 0 ch. 2. 3.
The succession of high priests.
The dedication of the wall. chemotest brethren, were over against them in the
30 And the priests and the Levites pu- CHRIST cir. 536. watches.
rified themselves, and purified the peo-
Judah upon the wall, and appointed two
gave thanks, Jonathan begat Jaddua.
whereof "one went on the right hand up12 And in the days of Joiakim were on the wall °toward the dung gate: priests, the chief of the fathers: of Serai 32 And after them went Hoshaiah, and * 3. 13 ah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah; half of the princes of Judah,
13 Of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, 33 And Azariah, Ezra, and Meshullam,
34 Judah, and Benjamin, and Shemai-
35 And certain of the priests' sons
son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, 16 Of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, the son of Mattaniah, the son of MichaiMeshullam;
ah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph: 17 Of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin; 36 And his brethren, Shemaiah, and of Moadiah, Piltai;
Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Netha18 Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemai- neel, and Judah, Hanani, with othe mu- . Chron. ah, Jehonathan;
sical instruments of David the man of 19 And of Joiarib, Mattenai; of Je-God, and Ezra the scribe before them. daiah, Uzzi;
37 "And at the fountain gate, which sh. 2. 14. 20 Of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber; was over against them, they went up by
21 Of Hilkiah, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah, *the stairs of the city of David, at the sch. 3. 15 Nethaneel.
going up of the wall, above the house of 22 The Levites in the days of Elia- David, even unto the water gate eastward. h 3, 36.6 shib, Joiada, and Johanan, and Jaddua, 38 “And the other company of them y See ver. were recorded chief of the fathers: also the that gave thanks went over against them, priests, to the reign of Darius the Persian. and I after them, and the halt' of the peo
23 The sons of Levi, the chief of the ple upon the wall, from beyond the x ch. 3. 11.
fathers, were written in the book of the tower of the furnaces even unto "the y ch. 3. 8. Cbron 'chronicles, even until the days of Joha- broad wall; nan the son of Eliashib.
39. And from above the gate of 12 Kings 24 And the chief of the Levites: Ha- Ephraim, and above the old gate, and a ch. 3.6. shabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son above the fish gate, and the tower of b ch. 3. 3. of Kadmiel, with their brethren over Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even against them, to praise and to give thanks, unto the sheep gate: and they stood a ch. 3. 32. Baccording to the commandment of Da- still in the prison gate.
vid the man of God, "ward over against 40 So stood the two companies of them h Ezra 3. 11. ward.
that gave thanks in the house of God, 25 Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Oba- and I, and the half of the rulers with me: diah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were 41 And the priests; Eliakim, Maaporters keeping the ward at the || thresh- seiah, Miniamin, Michaiah, Elioenai, Zeolds of the gates.
chariah, and Hananiah, with trumpets;
27 | And at the dedication of the
to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication made them rejoice with great joy; the Chron with gladness, both with thanksgivings, wives also and the children rejoiced: so
and with singing, with cymbals, psalte- that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even
44 ( 'And at that time were some ap- 13. 11.12. ed themselves together, both out of the pointed over the chambers for the trea : 13-5, 12, plain country round about Jerusalem, sures, for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and from the villages of Netophathi; and for the tithes, to gather into them Ibat is
29 Also from the house of Gilgal, and out of the fields of the cities the portions the law. out of the fields of Geba and Azmaveth: 11 of the law for the priests and Levites: the joy og for the singers had builded them villages #for Judah rejoiced for the priests and Judah. round about Jerusalem.
for the Levites + that waited.
ech. 3. 1.
e Jer. 32. 2.
* 35. &
+ Heb. made their voice to be heard.
* Cero 5 3. &;. 6.
+ Heb. that stood.