THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Nehemiah (Author Nehemiah or Ezra or both)

5:15But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.



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