August 19 Nehemiah 13

August 19  Nehemiah 13 (ESV) Nehemiah’s Final Reforms 13:1 On that day they read from the Book of Moses in the hearing of the people. And in it was found written that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever enter the assembly of God, 2 for they did not meet the people of Israel with bread and water, … More August 19 Nehemiah 13

August 18 Nehemiah 12

August 18  Nehemiah 12 (ESV) Priests and Levites 12:1 These are the priests and the Levites who came up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra, 2 Amariah, Malluch, Hattush, 3 Shecaniah, Rehum, Meremoth, 4 Iddo, Ginnethoi, Abijah, 5 Mijamin, Maadiah, Bilgah, 6 Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah, 7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah. These were the chiefs of the priests … More August 18 Nehemiah 12

August 17 Nehemiah 11

August 17  Nehemiah 11 ESV) The Leaders in Jerusalem 11:1 Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem. And the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem the holy city, while nine out of ten [1] remained in the other towns. 2 And the people blessed all the … More August 17 Nehemiah 11

August 16 Nehemiah 10

August 16  Nehemiah 10 (ESV) The People Who Sealed the Covenant 10:1  [1] “On the seals are the names of [2] Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah, Zedekiah, 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah, 3 Pashhur, Amariah, Malchijah, 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch, 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah, 6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch, 7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin, 8 Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah; these are the priests. 9 And the Levites: … More August 16 Nehemiah 10

August 15 Nehemiah 9

August 15 Nehemiah 9 (ESV) The People of Israel Confess Their Sin 9:1 Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the people of Israel were assembled with fasting and in sackcloth, and with earth on their heads. 2 And the Israelites separated themselves from all foreigners and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of … More August 15 Nehemiah 9

August 14 Nehemiah 8

August 14  Nehemiah 8 (ESV) Ezra Reads the Law 8:1 And all the people gathered as one man into the square before the Water Gate. And they told Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses that the Lord had commanded Israel. 2 So Ezra the priest brought the Law before the assembly, … More August 14 Nehemiah 8

August 13 Nehemiah 7

August 13 Nehemiah 7 (ESV) 7:1 Now when the wall had been built and I had set up the doors, and the gatekeepers, the singers, and the Levites had been appointed, 2 I gave my brother Hanani and Hananiah the governor of the castle charge over Jerusalem, for he was a more faithful and God-fearing man … More August 13 Nehemiah 7

August 12 Nehemiah 6

August 12  Nehemiah 6 (ESV) Conspiracy Against Nehemiah 6:1 Now when Sanballat and Tobiah and Geshem the Arab and the rest of our enemies heard that I had built the wall and that there was no breach left in it (although up to that time I had not set up the doors in the gates), 2 Sanballat … More August 12 Nehemiah 6

August 11 Nehemiah 4-5

August 11  Nehemiah 4-5 ESV) Opposition to the Work 4:1  [1] Now when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry and greatly enraged, and he jeered at the Jews. 2 And he said in the presence of his brothers and of the army of Samaria, “What are these feeble Jews doing? Will they … More August 11 Nehemiah 4-5

August 10 Nehemiah 3

August 10  Nehemiah 3 (ESV) Rebuilding the Wall 3:1 Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brothers the priests, and they built the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and set its doors. They consecrated it as far as the Tower of the Hundred, as far as the Tower of Hananel. 2 And next to him … More August 10 Nehemiah 3