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  • This attachment to the Sabbath, beautiful and touching so long as it was a spontaneous expression of continual devotion to Yahweh, acquired a less pleasing character when, after the exile, it came to be enforced by the civil arm (Neh.

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  • loc., and the commentaries on Neh.

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  • The beginnings of it are supposed to be indicated in Neh.

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  • 17; Neh.

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  • 28; Neh.

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  • 28), Aija (Neh.

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  • But Tobiah and Johanan themselves were worshippers of Yahweh (as their names also show), and consequently, with prophets taking different sides and with the Samaritan claims summarily repudiated (Neh.

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  • He himself had always refrained from exacting the usual provision which other governors had claimed; indeed, he had readily entertained over 150 officials and dependants at his table, apart from casual refugees (Neh.

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  • Neh.

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  • The sabbath, once a festival, had become more strictly observed, and when he found the busy agriculturists and traders (some of them from Tyre) pursuing their usual labours on that day, he pointed to the disasters which had resulted in the past from such profanation, and immediately took measures to put down the evil (Neh.

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  • the son of Joiada and father of Jaddua, Neh.

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  • On his arrival the people were gathered together, and in due course he read the " book of the Law of Moses " daily for seven days (Neh.

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  • sqq., Neh.).

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  • (c) In the 10th year (445 B.C.) Nehemiah returned with permission to rebuild the walls, the citadel and the governor's house (Neh.

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  • 7) to frighten Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • 15 seq., 20 seq.), and it may possibly be gathered that Nehemiah at once departed to justify himself (Neh.

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  • with Neh.

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  • 12) seems to be connected with other references to some new settlement (Neh.

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  • The independent testimony of the names in Neh.

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  • and Neh.

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  • Similarly, the " book of the Law of Moses," brought from Babylon by Ezra (Ezra vii.; Neh.

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  • of oath, "conspirators" (Neh.

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  • In Neh.

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  • 14); and when Nehemiah prepared to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem an Ammonite was foremost in opposition (Neh.

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  • But under the monarchy the daily oblation was the king's private offering, and not till Ezra's reformation did it become the affair of the community and the central act of national worship (Neh.

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  • so; Neh.

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  • 41 the gild of singers as a whole is called Bne Asaph, as it was apparently in the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • The first clear trace of the triple choir is therefore in Neh.

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  • The " bastard " (mixed race) of Ashdod reminds us of Neh.

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  • 21 seq.), Michmash was recolonized after the exile (Neh.

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  • Ezra ix.; Neh.

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  • The priestly code of written law was not promulgated until 444 B.C. (Neh.

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  • But this was a modification of the Deuteronomic law naturally called for under the circumstances of the return from Babylon, and Neh.

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  • By the Jews 2 the introduction of Targums is ascribed to Ezra; but this tradition, which probably owes its origin to the Talmudic explanation of Neh.

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  • That the Jews themselves recognized no real separation is shown by the fact that no Massoretic notes are found after Ezra x., but at the end of Nehemiah the contents of both are reckoned together, and it is stated that Neh.

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  • (c) Twelve years elapse before the return of Nehemiah, whose description of his work is one of the most interesting pieces of Old Testament narrative (Neh.

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  • But notwithstanding attempts upon the city and upon the life of Nehemiah, and in spite of intrigues among certain members of the Judaean section, in fifty-two days the city walls were complete (Neh.

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  • The list of those who returned under the decree of Cyrus is repeated (Neh.

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  • The With Neh.

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  • i compared with Neh.

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  • 6-23; and in the dislocation of certain portions of the two memoirs in Neh.

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  • and before Neh.

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  • The totals, as also the detailed figures, in Ezr., Neh.

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  • The offerings which are for the templeservice in Neh.

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  • 68-70; and since the walls are not yet built, the topographical details in Neh.

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  • 47) are adjusted, and the event of the seventh month is not the reading of the Law amid the laments of the people (Neh.

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  • The lapse of time between Neh.

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  • 9), and there is a delay of twelve years before the Law is read (Neh.

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  • That the adjustment was attended with considerable revision of the passages appears from a careful comparison of Neh.

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  • 6 sqq.) compare the prayer in Neh.

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  • 6, which seems to be connected with Neh.

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  • The list of signatories in Neh.

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  • is complicated by the reference to the separation from the heathen in Neh.

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  • The description of the covenant (Neh.

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  • 3 (from the same or an allied source), and anticipates the parallel though somewhat preliminary measures detailed in the more genuine memoirs (Neh.

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  • Since Neh.

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  • 21; Neh.

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  • Since the building of the walls of Jerusalem must have begun early in the fifth month (Neh.

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  • The compiler, however, clearly intends Neh.

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  • 15 (25th of sixth month) to be the prelude to the events in Neh.

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  • (seventh month), but the true sequence of Neh.

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  • 7 is the same as the Beth-Gilgal of Neh.

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  • The Priestly Code 3 has a different story to Balaam, in which he advises the Midianites how they may bring disaster on Israel by seducing the people Quoted Neh.

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  • 23), and from the reference made in Neh.

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  • 43-58, Neh.

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  • 60; Neh.

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  • 12-26); Neh.

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  • It is not a version, but merely that text of the Pentateuch which has been preserved by the Samaritan community since the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • 11), and after the Return we hear of Tyrians selling fish and all manner of ware in the city (Neh.

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  • But the obscure historical background of the references makes it uncertain whether the exclusiveness of orthodox Judaism (Neh.

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  • It has indeed been argued that, as the author seems to take no offence at the marriage of Israelites with Moabite women, he must have lived before the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Ezra ix.; Neh.

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  • 3; Neh.

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  • 8 sqq.; Neh.

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  • On the other hand, the provision of regular support for the priests and Levites, the ministers of the public ritual, was now all important, and received special attention from Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • form of Hananiah, or Ananiah, a name occurring several times in the Old Testament and Apocrypha (Neh.

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  • i., and appears to have been unknown in the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • The name, which may be translated "Separatists," indicates their devotion to the ideal, enforced by Ezra and Nehemiah upon the reluctant Jews, of a nation separate from all other nations in virtue of its the old titles of the rulers of the separate king peculiar relation to Yahweh (Neh.

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  • 10, 14; Neh.

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  • This retrospect of the Judaean kingdom must be taken with the following books, where the crucial features are (a) the presence (c. 444) of an aristocracy, partly (at all events) of half-Edomite affinity, before the return of any important body of exiles (Neh.

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  • 9) and also its Dragon Well (Neh.

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  • I sqq.; Neh.

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  • After the exile it retained the tradition of being a seat of government (Neh.

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  • 12 sqq.; Neh.

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  • in question is Jewish in the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • also nrc5n, Neh.

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  • 5; or r'n Neh.

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  • 7) " from walking In our open places " (before the city gates: Neh.

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  • 24; Neh.

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  • 14); " The yoke of our neck they made heavy " (Neh.

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  • 12; Neh.

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  • The hill of Zion is still a deserted site haunted by jackals, as it was when Nehemiah arrived, 445 B.C. (Neh.

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  • esp. Neh.

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  • 2, Io, and Neh.

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  • The narrative of Neh.

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  • " The Province " (of Judea), Neh.

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  • verse I; " adversaries " (o' is), of Judah's hostile neighbours, verse 7, Neh.

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  • 4 (Heb.); the prayers, verses 21 f., Neh.

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  • The memory of what is told in Neh.

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  • The "remnant of the captivity" (Neh.

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  • Verses II, 19 (dearth of food), 20 (danger in the field, starvation in the house) agree curiously with Neh.

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  • The conditions of ancient usury find a graphic illustration in the account of the building of the second temple at Jerusalem (Neh.

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  • The second and third sections, however, must be assigned to a later stratum of P, if only because they appear to have been unknown to Ezra (Neh.

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  • 26 f.) acquires an additional importance in view of the agreement between Neh.

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  • No mention is made of the Day of Atonement in the pre-exilic period, and it is a plausible conjecture that the present law arose from the desire to turn the spontaneous fasting of Neh.

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  • 1; Neh.

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  • (12) Son of Maaseiah, one of those who under the commission of Artaxerxes restored the wall of Jerusalem (Neh.

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  • 7; Neh.

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  • 4; Neh.

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  • He even makes use of Neh.

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  • 2; Neh.

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  • That this method of divination was not in actual use after the Exile is shown by Neh.

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  • also the summaries Neh.

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  • 12) is also a prominent ancestor in Perez (Neh.

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  • 3 Neh.

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  • 29, Neh.

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  • On the other hand, the original addressees knew nothing yet about Nehemiah and Artaxerxes's letter of Neh 2:8.

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  • This attachment to the Sabbath, beautiful and touching so long as it was a spontaneous expression of continual devotion to Yahweh, acquired a less pleasing character when, after the exile, it came to be enforced by the civil arm (Neh.

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  • loc., and the commentaries on Neh.

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  • The beginnings of it are supposed to be indicated in Neh.

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  • 17; Neh.

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  • 28; Neh.

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  • 28), Aija (Neh.

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  • But Tobiah and Johanan themselves were worshippers of Yahweh (as their names also show), and consequently, with prophets taking different sides and with the Samaritan claims summarily repudiated (Neh.

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  • He himself had always refrained from exacting the usual provision which other governors had claimed; indeed, he had readily entertained over 150 officials and dependants at his table, apart from casual refugees (Neh.

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  • The sabbath, once a festival, had become more strictly observed, and when he found the busy agriculturists and traders (some of them from Tyre) pursuing their usual labours on that day, he pointed to the disasters which had resulted in the past from such profanation, and immediately took measures to put down the evil (Neh.

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  • the son of Joiada and father of Jaddua, Neh.

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  • On his arrival the people were gathered together, and in due course he read the " book of the Law of Moses " daily for seven days (Neh.

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  • sqq., Neh.).

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  • (c) In the 10th year (445 B.C.) Nehemiah returned with permission to rebuild the walls, the citadel and the governor's house (Neh.

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  • 5, 17), should now interfere when Nehemiah was armed with a royal mandate (Neh.

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  • 7) to frighten Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • 15 seq., 20 seq.), and it may possibly be gathered that Nehemiah at once departed to justify himself (Neh.

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  • with Neh.

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  • 12) seems to be connected with other references to some new settlement (Neh.

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  • The independent testimony of the names in Neh.

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  • and Neh.

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  • Similarly, the " book of the Law of Moses," brought from Babylon by Ezra (Ezra vii.; Neh.

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  • of oath, "conspirators" (Neh.

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  • In Neh.

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  • 14); and when Nehemiah prepared to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem an Ammonite was foremost in opposition (Neh.

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  • But under the monarchy the daily oblation was the king's private offering, and not till Ezra's reformation did it become the affair of the community and the central act of national worship (Neh.

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  • so; Neh.

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  • 41 the gild of singers as a whole is called Bne Asaph, as it was apparently in the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • The first clear trace of the triple choir is therefore in Neh.

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  • The " bastard " (mixed race) of Ashdod reminds us of Neh.

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  • 21 seq.), Michmash was recolonized after the exile (Neh.

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  • Ezra ix.; Neh.

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  • The priestly code of written law was not promulgated until 444 B.C. (Neh.

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  • But this was a modification of the Deuteronomic law naturally called for under the circumstances of the return from Babylon, and Neh.

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  • By the Jews 2 the introduction of Targums is ascribed to Ezra; but this tradition, which probably owes its origin to the Talmudic explanation of Neh.

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  • That the Jews themselves recognized no real separation is shown by the fact that no Massoretic notes are found after Ezra x., but at the end of Nehemiah the contents of both are reckoned together, and it is stated that Neh.

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  • The period of history covered by the books of Ezra and Nehemiah extends from the return of the exiles under Zerubbabel in 537-536 B.C. to Nehemiah's second visit to Jerusalem in 432 B.C. In their present form, however, the books are considerably later, and allusions to Nehemiah in the past (Neh.

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  • (c) Twelve years elapse before the return of Nehemiah, whose description of his work is one of the most interesting pieces of Old Testament narrative (Neh.

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  • But notwithstanding attempts upon the city and upon the life of Nehemiah, and in spite of intrigues among certain members of the Judaean section, in fifty-two days the city walls were complete (Neh.

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  • The list of those who returned under the decree of Cyrus is repeated (Neh.

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  • The With Neh.

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  • i compared with Neh.

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  • 6-23; and in the dislocation of certain portions of the two memoirs in Neh.

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  • and before Neh.

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  • The totals, as also the detailed figures, in Ezr., Neh.

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  • Ezra], Zerubbabel and Jeshua); it recurs with many variations in a different and apparently more original context in Neh.

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  • The offerings which are for the templeservice in Neh.

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  • 68-70; and since the walls are not yet built, the topographical details in Neh.

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  • 47) are adjusted, and the event of the seventh month is not the reading of the Law amid the laments of the people (Neh.

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  • The lapse of time between Neh.

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  • 9), and there is a delay of twelve years before the Law is read (Neh.

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  • That the adjustment was attended with considerable revision of the passages appears from a careful comparison of Neh.

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  • 6 sqq.) compare the prayer in Neh.

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  • 6, which seems to be connected with Neh.

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  • The list of signatories in Neh.

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  • is complicated by the reference to the separation from the heathen in Neh.

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  • The description of the covenant (Neh.

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  • 3 (from the same or an allied source), and anticipates the parallel though somewhat preliminary measures detailed in the more genuine memoirs (Neh.

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  • would have appeared in one single work, while the repetition of Neh.

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  • ii., as already observed, appears to be in its more original context in Neh.

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  • Since Neh.

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  • 21; Neh.

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  • Since the building of the walls of Jerusalem must have begun early in the fifth month (Neh.

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  • The compiler, however, clearly intends Neh.

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  • 15 (25th of sixth month) to be the prelude to the events in Neh.

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  • (seventh month), but the true sequence of Neh.

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  • 7 is the same as the Beth-Gilgal of Neh.

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  • The Priestly Code 3 has a different story to Balaam, in which he advises the Midianites how they may bring disaster on Israel by seducing the people Quoted Neh.

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  • 23), and from the reference made in Neh.

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  • 43-58, Neh.

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  • 60; Neh.

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  • 12-26); Neh.

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  • It is not a version, but merely that text of the Pentateuch which has been preserved by the Samaritan community since the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • 11), and after the Return we hear of Tyrians selling fish and all manner of ware in the city (Neh.

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  • But the obscure historical background of the references makes it uncertain whether the exclusiveness of orthodox Judaism (Neh.

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  • It has indeed been argued that, as the author seems to take no offence at the marriage of Israelites with Moabite women, he must have lived before the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Ezra ix.; Neh.

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  • 3; Neh.

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  • 8 sqq.; Neh.

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  • On the other hand, the provision of regular support for the priests and Levites, the ministers of the public ritual, was now all important, and received special attention from Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • form of Hananiah, or Ananiah, a name occurring several times in the Old Testament and Apocrypha (Neh.

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  • i., and appears to have been unknown in the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • The name, which may be translated "Separatists," indicates their devotion to the ideal, enforced by Ezra and Nehemiah upon the reluctant Jews, of a nation separate from all other nations in virtue of its the old titles of the rulers of the separate king peculiar relation to Yahweh (Neh.

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  • 10, 14; Neh.

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  • This retrospect of the Judaean kingdom must be taken with the following books, where the crucial features are (a) the presence (c. 444) of an aristocracy, partly (at all events) of half-Edomite affinity, before the return of any important body of exiles (Neh.

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  • 9) and also its Dragon Well (Neh.

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  • I sqq.; Neh.

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  • After the exile it retained the tradition of being a seat of government (Neh.

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  • 12 sqq.; Neh.

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  • in question is Jewish in the time of Nehemiah (Neh.

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  • also nrc5n, Neh.

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  • 5; or r'n Neh.

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  • 7) " from walking In our open places " (before the city gates: Neh.

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  • 24; Neh.

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  • 14); " The yoke of our neck they made heavy " (Neh.

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  • 12; Neh.

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  • The hill of Zion is still a deserted site haunted by jackals, as it was when Nehemiah arrived, 445 B.C. (Neh.

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  • esp. Neh.

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  • 2, Io, and Neh.

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  • The narrative of Neh.

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  • " The Province " (of Judea), Neh.

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  • verse I; " adversaries " (o' is), of Judah's hostile neighbours, verse 7, Neh.

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  • 4 (Heb.); the prayers, verses 21 f., Neh.

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  • The memory of what is told in Neh.

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  • The "remnant of the captivity" (Neh.

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  • Verses II, 19 (dearth of food), 20 (danger in the field, starvation in the house) agree curiously with Neh.

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  • The conditions of ancient usury find a graphic illustration in the account of the building of the second temple at Jerusalem (Neh.

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  • The second and third sections, however, must be assigned to a later stratum of P, if only because they appear to have been unknown to Ezra (Neh.

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  • 26 f.) acquires an additional importance in view of the agreement between Neh.

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  • No mention is made of the Day of Atonement in the pre-exilic period, and it is a plausible conjecture that the present law arose from the desire to turn the spontaneous fasting of Neh.

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  • 1; Neh.

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  • (12) Son of Maaseiah, one of those who under the commission of Artaxerxes restored the wall of Jerusalem (Neh.

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  • 7; Neh.

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  • 4; Neh.

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  • He even makes use of Neh.

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  • 2; Neh.

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  • That this method of divination was not in actual use after the Exile is shown by Neh.

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  • also the summaries Neh.

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  • 12) is also a prominent ancestor in Perez (Neh.

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  • 3 Neh.

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  • 29, Neh.

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