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us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.
EZR 8:22 For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers
and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had
spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for
good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that
EZR 8:23 So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was
intreated of us.
EZR 8:24 Then I separated twelve of the chief of the priests,
Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them,
EZR 8:25 And weighed unto them the silver, and the gold, and the
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