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NEH 13:2 Because they met not the children of Israel with bread and
with water, but hired Balaam against them, that he should curse them:
howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.
NEH 13:3 Now it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they
separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.
NEH 13:4 And before this, Eliashib the priest, having the oversight of
the chamber of the house of our God, was allied unto Tobiah:
NEH 13:5 And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime
they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the
tithes of the corn, the new wine, and the oil, which was commanded to be
given to the Levites, and the singers, and the porters; and the
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