The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
NEH 5:12 Then said they, We will restore them, and will require nothing
of them; so will we do as thou sayest. Then I called the priests, and
took an oath of them, that they should do according to this promise.
NEH 5:13 Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from
his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even
thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen,
and praised the LORD. And the people did according to this promise.
NEH 5:14 Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their
governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year even unto the two
and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that is, twelve years, I and
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