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Nehemiah 10:39

    Nehemiah 10:39 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, to the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the heave-offering of the grain, of the new wine, and of the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the children of Israel and the children of Levi are to take the lifted offering of the grain and wine and oil into the rooms where the vessels of the holy place are, together with the priests and the door-keepers and the makers of music: and we will not give up caring for the house of our God.

    Webster's Revision

    For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the heave-offering of the grain, of the new wine, and of the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.

    World English Bible

    For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the wave offering of the grain, of the new wine, and of the oil, to the rooms, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests who minister, and the porters, and the singers. We will not forsake the house of our God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the heave offering of the corn, of the wine, and of the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.

    Definitions for Nehemiah 10:39

    Minister - Servants.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 10:39

    We will not forsake the house of our God - Here was a glorious resolution; and had they been faithful to it, they had been a great and good people to the present day. But what is implied in, We will not forsake the house of our God? I:answer: -

    I. The Church of God is the house of God; there he has his constant dwelling-place.

    II. True believers are his family in this house; and this family consists of,

    1. Fathers and mothers;

    2. Young persons;

    3. Little children; And

    4. Servants.

    III. The ministers of the word of God are the officers and overseers of this house and family.

    IV. The worship of God is the grand employment of this family.

    V. The ordinances of God are the food of the members of this family; or the means of their spiritual support.

    VI. Those who do not forsake the house of their God are those,

    1. Who continue in the faith;

    2. Who grow in grace;

    3. Who labor in the vineyard;

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