Some of them were in charge of the articles used by those who served; they counted them when they brought them in and when they brought them out. 1
Five hundred men of Simeon, led by Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi, went to the hill country of Seir
Some of them were in charge of the equipment and articles of the sanctuary, 1 as well as the flour, wine, olive oil, incense, and spices.
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
Again, take more of them and throw them into the fire, 1 and burn them up. From there a fire will spread to all the house of Israel.
Some who survive in battle will return to the land of Judah from the land of Egypt. But they will be very few indeed! 1 Then the Judean remnant who have come to live in the land of Egypt will know whose word proves true, 2 mine or theirs.’