And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinims, and all theythat had separatedthemselvesfrom the people of the landsunto the law of God, theirwives, theirsons, and theirdaughters, every one havingknowledge, and havingunderstanding;
Theyclave to theirbrethren, theirnobles, and enteredinto a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God’s law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes;
And if the people of the landbringware or any victuals on the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of them on the sabbath, or on the holy day: and that we wouldleave the seventhyear, and the exaction of everydebt.
For the shewbread, and for the continualmeatoffering, and for the continualburntoffering, of the sabbaths, of the new moons, for the set feasts, and for the holythings, and for the sin offerings to make an atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.
And we cast the lotsamong the priests, the Levites, and the people, for the woodoffering, to bring it into the house of our God, after the houses of our fathers, at timesappointedyear by year, to burnupon the altar of the LORD our God, as it is written in the law:
Also the firstborn of our sons, and of our cattle, as it is written in the law, and the firstlings of our herds and of our flocks, to bring to the house of our God, unto the prieststhatminister in the house of our God:
And that we shouldbring the firstfruits of our dough, and our offerings, and the fruit of all manner of trees, of wine and of oil, unto the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and the tithes of our groundunto the Levites, that the sameLevitesmighthave the tithes in all the cities of our tillage.
And the priest the son of Aaronshall be with the Levites, when the Levitestaketithes: and the Levitesshallbring up the tithe of the tithesunto the house of our God, to the chambers, into the treasurehouse.
For the children of Israel and the children of Levishallbring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the prieststhatminister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.