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Nehemiah 10

Introduction

Overview

Nehemiah 10:1, The names of them that sealed the covenant; Nehemiah 10:29, The points of the covenant.

Verse 1

those that sealed: Heb. at the sealings, Nehemiah 9:38

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 8:9

Tirshatha: or, governor, Nehemiah 7:70, Ezra 2:63

son of Hachaliah: Nehemiah 1:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:1 - General 2 Chronicles 29:10 - to make a covenant Nehemiah 7:65 - the Tirshatha Isaiah 44:5 - subscribe Jeremiah 34:8 - had

Verse 2

Seraiah: Nehemiah 3:23, Nehemiah 11:11, Nehemiah 12:1, Nehemiah 12:33, Nehemiah 12:34

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 9:11 - Azariah Nehemiah 8:7 - Azariah

Verse 3

Pashur: Nehemiah 11:12

Amariah: Nehemiah 12:2, Nehemiah 12:13

Malchijah: The original is uniformly Malchijah, or rather, Malkeeyah. Nehemiah 3:11, Nehemiah 8:4, Malchiah

Verse 4

Hattush: Nehemiah 3:10

Shebaniah: Nehemiah 12:14

Malluch: Nehemiah 12:2

Reciprocal: Ezra 10:29 - Malluch

Verse 5

Harim: Nehemiah 3:11

Meremoth: Nehemiah 3:4, Nehemiah 3:21, Nehemiah 12:3

Reciprocal: Ezra 8:33 - Meremoth

Verse 6

Ginnethon: Nehemiah 12:4, Ginnetho

Baruch: Nehemiah 3:20

Verse 7

Meshullam: Nehemiah 3:6, Nehemiah 8:4, Nehemiah 11:11, Nehemiah 12:13, Nehemiah 12:25-33

Abijah: Nehemiah 12:4

Mijamin: Mijamin and Miamin are the same in the original, מימין [Strong's H4326], which is a defective form of מנימין [Strong's H4509], Miniamin. Nehemiah 12:5, Miamin, Nehemiah 12:17, Nehemiah 12:41, Miniamin

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 3:4 - Meshullam

Verse 8

Bilgai: Nehemiah 12:5, Bilgah

Shemaiah: Nehemiah 3:29, Nehemiah 12:6, Nehemiah 12:18, Nehemiah 12:42, Ezra 10:21

Verse 9

Jeshua: Nehemiah 3:19, Nehemiah 7:43, Nehemiah 8:7, Nehemiah 9:4

Henadad: Nehemiah 3:18, Nehemiah 3:24, Nehemiah 12:8, Nehemiah 12:24

Reciprocal: Ezra 8:33 - Binnui

Verse 10

Shebaniah: Nehemiah 8:7, Nehemiah 9:4, Nehemiah 9:5, Ezra 10:23

Verse 11

Hashabiah: Nehemiah 11:15, Nehemiah 11:22, Nehemiah 12:24, Ezra 8:19, Ezra 8:24

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 9:14 - Hashabiah

Verse 12

Sherebiah: Nehemiah 8:7, Nehemiah 9:4, Nehemiah 12:8

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 9:15 - Zichri Ezra 8:14 - Zabbud Ezra 8:18 - Sherebiah Nehemiah 3:2 - Zaccur Nehemiah 11:17 - Zabdi Nehemiah 13:13 - Zaccur

Verse 13

Beninu: i.e. our son; our edification, [Strong's H1148]. Nehemiah 10:13

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 9:4 - Bani Nehemiah 8:7 - Bani Nehemiah 11:22 - Bani

Verse 14

Parosh: Nehemiah 3:11, Nehemiah 7:8, Nehemiah 7:11-13, Zattu, Ezra 2:3-70, The original is uniformly Zattu.

Bani: Nehemiah 7:15, Binnui, Ezra 2:10

Reciprocal: Ezra 2:6 - Pahathmoab Ezra 8:3 - Pharosh Ezra 8:4 - Pahathmoab Isaiah 33:22 - lawgiver

Verse 15

Azgad: Nehemiah 7:16, Nehemiah 7:17, Ezra 2:11, Ezra 2:12, Ezra 8:11, Ezra 8:12, Ezra 10:28

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 3:4 - Meremoth

Verse 16

Bigvai: Nehemiah 7:19-21, Ezra 2:14-16, Ezra 8:14

Reciprocal: Ezra 8:6 - Adin

Verse 18

Hashum: Nehemiah 7:22-73, Ezra 2:17-70

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 8:4 - Hashum Nehemiah 8:7 - Hodijah

Verse 20

Magpiash: i.e. killer of moths; collector; plague of the moth; the plague is consumed, [Strong's H4047], Nehemiah 10:20

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 9:7 - Sallu Ezra 10:15 - Meshullam Nehemiah 8:4 - Meshullam

Verse 21

Meshezabeel: i.e. freed by God, Nehemiah 3:4

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 11:24 - Meshezabeel

Verse 22

Pelatiah: i.e. escaped of Jah, 1 Chronicles 3:21

Verse 23

Hoshea: i.e. he gave safety, 2 Kings 15:30

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 7:2 - Hananiah

Verse 25

Nehemiah 3:17-32

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 7:8 - Parosh Nehemiah 8:4 - Maaseiah

Verse 28

the rest: Nehemiah 7:72, Nehemiah 7:73, Ezra 2:36-43, Ezra 2:70

all they: Nehemiah 9:2, Nehemiah 13:3, Leviticus 20:24, Ezra 9:1, Ezra 9:2, Ezra 10:11-19, 2 Corinthians 6:14-17

unto the law: Romans 1:1

every one: Nehemiah 8:2, Psalms 47:7, Ecclesiastes 5:2, Jeremiah 4:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:10 - General Deuteronomy 29:12 - into his oath Joshua 24:25 - made 2 Kings 11:17 - made a covenant 2 Kings 23:3 - made a covenant Ezra 2:43 - Nethinims Ezra 7:7 - Nethinims Nehemiah 3:26 - Nethinims

Verse 29

clave: Isaiah 14:1, Acts 11:23, Acts 17:34, Romans 12:9

entered: Nehemiah 5:12, Nehemiah 5:13, Nehemiah 13:25, Deuteronomy 27:15-26, Deuteronomy 29:12-14, 2 Chronicles 15:13, 2 Chronicles 15:14, Psalms 119:106, Acts 23:12-15, Acts 23:21

to walk: 2 Kings 10:31, 2 Kings 23:3, 2 Chronicles 6:16, 2 Chronicles 34:31, Jeremiah 26:4

given: Deuteronomy 33:4, Malachi 4:4, John 1:17, John 7:19

by: Heb. by the hand of

to observe: Deuteronomy 5:1, Deuteronomy 5:32, Psalms 105:45, Ezekiel 36:27, John 15:14, Titus 2:11-14

the Lord: Psalms 8:1, Psalms 8:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 19:8 - General Exodus 21:1 - the judgments Numbers 5:21 - an oath Joshua 24:25 - made 2 Kings 11:4 - took an oath 2 Kings 11:17 - made a covenant 2 Kings 23:25 - according 2 Chronicles 14:4 - to do 2 Chronicles 15:12 - they entered 2 Chronicles 23:16 - made a covenant Ezra 10:3 - let us make Ezra 10:5 - made Nehemiah 9:38 - we make Psalms 119:57 - I have Isaiah 19:18 - and swear Isaiah 45:23 - every tongue Jeremiah 34:15 - ye had

Verse 30

Exodus 34:16, Deuteronomy 7:3, Ezra 9:1-3, Ezra 9:12-14, Ezra 10:10-12

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 13:23 - married Nehemiah 13:25 - made them Nehemiah 13:30 - cleansed

Verse 31

the people: Nehemiah 13:15-22, Exodus 20:10, Leviticus 23:3, Deuteronomy 5:12-14, Isaiah 58:13, Isaiah 58:14, Jeremiah 17:21, Jeremiah 17:22

on the holy day: Exodus 12:16, Leviticus 16:29, Leviticus 23:21, Leviticus 23:35, Leviticus 23:36, Colossians 2:16

and that we: Exodus 23:10, Exodus 23:11, Leviticus 25:4-7, 2 Chronicles 36:21

the exaction: Nehemiah 5:1-13, Deuteronomy 15:1-3, Deuteronomy 15:7-9, Matthew 6:12, Matthew 18:27-35, James 2:13

debt: Heb. band, Isaiah 58:6

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:1 - the creditor Matthew 18:28 - and took

Verse 32

to charge: Genesis 28:22, Proverbs 3:9

the third part: According to the law, every one above twenty years of age was to give half a shekel to the sanctuary for a ransom for their souls. But, on account of the general poverty of the people, occasioned by their wars, and captivity, and by heavy tributes, etc., in the land of their captivity, this sum was reduced to the third part of a shekel. Exodus 30:11-16, Matthew 17:24-27, 2 Corinthians 8:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:16 - appoint 1 Chronicles 26:27 - to maintain

Verse 33

the showbread: Leviticus 24:5, 2 Chronicles 2:4

the continual burnt: Numbers 28:1 - Numbers 29:40, Hebrews 10:11

all the work: 2 Chronicles 24:5-14

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:16 - appoint Leviticus 24:8 - General Numbers 15:9 - a meat Numbers 28:11 - in the beginnings Numbers 29:39 - in your set feasts 1 Chronicles 23:29 - for the showbread Malachi 3:10 - all Colossians 2:16 - the new

Verse 34

cast: 1 Chronicles 24:5, 1 Chronicles 24:7, 1 Chronicles 25:8, 1 Chronicles 25:9, Proverbs 18:18

the wood offering: It was the business of the Nethinim to procure the wood for the fires of the temple, but it is probable few of them returned to their former masters after the captivity; and therefore they found it necessary to cast lots among the priests, Levites, and people, who should furnish the wood at appointed times. This bringing of the wood to the temple at last became a great day; and was constituted into a feast, called by Josephus, מץכןצןסיב, "the carrying of the wood" (Bell. 1. ii. c. 17. sec.6). Nehemiah 13:31, Leviticus 6:12, Joshua 9:27, Isaiah 40:16

at times: Hebrews 10:3-7

as it is written: Leviticus 6:12, Leviticus 6:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:19 - Take Nehemiah 11:1 - cast lots

Verse 35

Exodus 23:19, Exodus 34:26, Leviticus 19:23-26, Numbers 18:2, Numbers 18:12, Deuteronomy 26:2, 2 Chronicles 31:3-10, Proverbs 3:9, Proverbs 3:10, Malachi 3:8-12

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 31:5 - came abroad Nehemiah 12:47 - gave Ezekiel 44:30 - all the firstfruits Romans 11:16 - if the firstfruit

Verse 36

the firstborn: Exodus 13:2, Exodus 13:12-15, Exodus 34:19, Leviticus 27:26, Leviticus 27:27, Numbers 18:15, Numbers 18:16, Deuteronomy 12:6

unto: Numbers 18:9-19, 1 Corinthians 9:6-14, Galatians 6:6

Verse 37

the firstfruits: Leviticus 23:17, Numbers 15:19-21, Numbers 18:12, Numbers 18:13, Deuteronomy 18:4, Deuteronomy 26:2

to the chambers: Nehemiah 13:5, Nehemiah 13:9, 1 Kings 6:5-10, 2 Chronicles 31:11, 2 Chronicles 31:12

and the tithes: Leviticus 27:30-33, Numbers 18:21, Numbers 18:24-32, 2 Chronicles 31:6, Malachi 3:8, Malachi 3:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:20 - tithes Numbers 15:20 - a cake Deuteronomy 14:22 - General Nehemiah 12:44 - some Nehemiah 13:10 - the portions Nehemiah 13:12 - brought Luke 11:42 - and not

Verse 38

when the Levites: Numbers 18:26-28

the tithe: The tithes of all the produce of the fields were brought to the Levites; and out of these a tenth part was given to the priests, which is here called the tithe of the tithes. See the parallel passages.

the treasure house: Nehemiah 13:12, Nehemiah 13:13, 1 Chronicles 9:26, 2 Chronicles 31:11, 2 Chronicles 31:12

Reciprocal: Leviticus 27:30 - General Joshua 6:19 - the treasury 1 Chronicles 26:22 - over the treasures 1 Chronicles 28:11 - upper chambers Nehemiah 13:5 - a great Ezekiel 45:5 - for a possession Malachi 3:10 - the storehouse

Verse 39

For the children: Deuteronomy 12:6-11, Deuteronomy 12:17, Deuteronomy 14:23-27, 2 Chronicles 31:12

the children: Numbers 18:30

we will not: Nehemiah 13:10, Nehemiah 13:11, Psalms 122:9, Hebrews 10:25

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:20 - vowed 1 Chronicles 9:26 - chambers 1 Chronicles 28:11 - upper chambers 2 Chronicles 31:11 - chambers Nehemiah 7:1 - the porters Proverbs 24:4 - General Jeremiah 31:14 - satiate Ezekiel 45:5 - for a possession

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Nehemiah 10". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/nehemiah-10.html.