They replied, “We will return these things, 1 and we will no longer demand anything from them. We will do just as you say.” Then I called the priests and made the wealthy and the officials 2 swear to do what had been promised. 3
So I entered a complaint with them. I called down a curse on them, and I struck some of the men and pulled out their hair. I had them swear by God saying, “You will not marry off 1 your daughters to their sons, and you will not take any of their daughters as wives for your sons or for yourselves!