New International Version
So I purified the priests and the Levites of everything foreign, and assigned them duties, each to his own task.
King James Bible
Thus cleansed I them from all strangers, and appointed the wards of the priests and the Levites, every one in his business;
Darby Bible Translation
And I purified them from all foreigners, and appointed the charges of the priests and the Levites, every one in his service;
World English Bible
Thus I cleansed them from all foreigners, and appointed duties for the priests and for the Levites, everyone in his work;
Young's Literal Translation
And I have cleansed them from every stranger, and appoint charges to priests and to Levites, each in his work,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Because they have defiled the priesthood - God, therefore, will remember their iniquities against them, and punish them for their transgressions. These words of Nehemiah are to be understood declaratively.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals. 16. There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem. 17. Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
"We promise not to give our daughters in marriage to the peoples around us or take their daughters for our sons.
When the priests and Levites had purified themselves ceremonially, they purified the people, the gates and the wall.
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