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Nehemiah 10:28-29

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10:28 “Now the rest of the people – the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, the temple attendants, and all those who have separated themselves from the neighboring peoples 1  because of the law of God, along with their wives, their sons, and their daughters, all of whom are able to understand – 10:29 hereby participate with their colleagues the town leaders 2  and enter into a curse and an oath 3  to adhere to 4  the law of God which was given through Moses the servant of God, and to obey 5  carefully all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, 6  along with his ordinances and his statutes.

1 tn Heb “from the peoples of the lands.” Cf. vv. 30, 31.

2 tn Heb “the nobles.”

3 tn The expression “a curse and an oath” may be a hendiadys, meaning “an oath with penalties.”

4 tn Heb “to walk in.”

5 tn Heb “keep.” See the note on the word “obey” in Neh 1:5.

6 tn The Hebrew term translated “Lord” here is אֲדֹנָי (’adonay).



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