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wherein they sold victuals.
NEH 13:16 There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and
all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah,
and in Jerusalem.
NEH 13:17 Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto
them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?
NEH 13:18 Did not your fathers thus, and did not our God bring all this
evil upon us, and upon this city? yet ye bring more wrath upon Israel by
profaning the sabbath.
NEH 13:19 And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began
to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be
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