Nehemiah 13:27
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New American Standard Bible
"Do we then hear about you that you have committed all this great evil by acting unfaithfully against our God by marrying foreign women?"

King James Bible
Shall we then hearken unto you to do all this great evil, to transgress against our God in marrying strange wives?

Darby Bible Translation
And should we hearken to you to do all this great evil, to act unfaithfully to our God by marrying foreign wives?

World English Bible
Shall we then listen to you to do all this great evil, to trespass against our God in marrying foreign women?"

Young's Literal Translation
And to you do we hearken to do all this great evil, to trespass against our God, to settle strange women?'

Nehemiah 13:27 Parallel
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Two Famous Versions of the Scriptures
[Illustration: (drop cap B) Samaritan Book of the Law] By the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, on the coast of Egypt, lies Alexandria, a busy and prosperous city of to-day. You remember the great conqueror, Alexander, and how nation after nation had been forced to submit to him, until all the then-known world owned him for its emperor? He built this city, and called it after his own name. About a hundred years before the days of Antiochus (of whom we read in our last chapter) a company of Jews
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

"In the Spirit and Power of Elias"
Through the long centuries that have passed since Elijah's time, the record of his lifework has brought inspiration and courage to those who have been called to stand for the right in the midst of apostasy. And for us, "upon whom the ends of the world are come" (1 Corinthians 10:11), it has special significance. History is being repeated. The world today has its Ahabs and its Jezebels. The present age is one of idolatry, as verily as was that in which Elijah lived. No outward shrine may be visible;
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Nehemiah 13:26
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