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NEH 5:6 And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.
NEH 5:7 Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the
rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother.
And I set a great assembly against them.
NEH 5:8 And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our
brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even
sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their
peace, and found nothing to answer.
NEH 5:9 Also I said, It is not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in
the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?
NEH 5:10 I likewise, and my brethren, and my servants, might exact of
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