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The Agreement of the People...
And those who set their seal were: Nehemyah the governor, son of Hakalyah, and Tsidqiyah,
Serayah, Azaryah, Yirmeyah,
Pashhur, Amaryah, Malkiyah,
Hattush, Shebanyah, Malluk,
Harim, Meremoth, Obadyah,
Dani'el, Ginnethon, Baruk,
Meshullam, Abiyah, Miyamin,
Ma'azyah, Bilgai, and Shemayah. These were the priests.
And the Lewites: both Yeshua son of Atsanyah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Qadmi'el.
And their brothers: Shebanyah, Hodiyah, Qelita, Pelayah, Hanan,
Mika, Rehob, Hashabyah,
Zakkur, Sherebyah, Shebanyah,
Hodiyah, Bani, and Beninu.
The leaders of the people: Parosh, Pahath-Mo'ab, Eylam, Zattu, Bani,
Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,
Adoniyah, Bigwai, Adin,
Ater, Hizqiyah, Azzur,
Hodiyah, Hashum, Betsai,
Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,
Magpi'ash, Meshullam, Hezir,
Mesheyzab'el, Tsadoq, Yaddua,
Pelatyah, Hanan, Anayah,
Hoshea, Hananyah, Hashshub,
Hallohesh, Pilha, Shobeq,
Rehum, Hashabnah, Ma'aseyah,
Ahiyah, Hanan, Anan,
Malluk, Harim, Ba'anah.
And the rest of the people, the priests, the Lewites, the gatekeepers, the singers, the Nethinim, and all those who had separated themselves from the peoples of the lands unto the Torah of Elohim, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, all who had knowledge and understanding,
were joining with their brothers, their nobles, and were entering into a curse and into an oath to walk in the Torah of Elohim, which was given by Mosheh the servant of Elohim, and to guard and do all the commands of YHWH our Master, and His right-rulings and His laws,
and that we would not give our daughters as wives to the peoples of the land, nor take their daughters for our sons,
and that if the peoples of the land bring wares or any grain to sell on the Sabbath day, we would not buy it from them on the Sabbath, or on a set-apart day, and we would forego the seventh year and the interest of every hand.
And we imposed commands on ourselves, to give from ourselves yearly one-third of a sheqel for the service of the House of our Elohim:
for the showbread, and for the continual grain offering, and for the continual burnt offering of the Sabbaths, of the New Moons, for the appointed times, and for the set-apart offerings, and for the sin offerings to make atonement for Yisra`el, and all the work of the House of our Elohim.
And we cast lots among the priests, and the Lewites, and the people, for bringing the wood offering into the House of our Elohim, according to our fathers' houses, at the appointed times year by year, to burn on the altar of YHWH our Elohim as it is written in the Torah,
and to bring the first-fruits of our soil and the first-fruits of all fruit of all trees, year by year, to the House of YHWH,
also to bring the first-born of our sons and our livestock, as it is written in the Torah, and the firstlings of our herds and our flocks, to the House of our Elohim, to the priests attending in the House of our Elohim.
And that we should bring the first-fruits of our dough, and our contributions, and the fruit from all kinds of trees, of new wine and of oil, to the priests, to the storerooms of the House of our Elohim; and the tithes of our land to the Lewites, for the Lewites should receive the tithes in all our rural towns.
And the priest, son of Aharon, shall be with the Lewites when the Lewites receive tithes, and the Lewites bring up a tenth of the tithes to the House of our Elohim, to the rooms of the storehouse.
For the children of Yisra'el and the children of Lewi bring the offering of the grain, of the new wine and the oil, to the storerooms where the vessels of the set-apart place are, where the priests who attend and the gatekeepers and the singers are, and we should not neglect the House of our Elohim.