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could not speak in the Jews' language, but according to the language of
NEH 13:25 And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain
of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying,
Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their
daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves.
NEH 13:26 Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among
many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and
God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did outlandish
women cause to sin.
NEH 13:27 Shall we then hearken unto you to do all this great evil, to
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