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Nehemiah 12:30

    Nehemiah 12:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the priests and the Levites purified themselves; and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the priests and the Levites made themselves clean; and they made the people clean, and the doorways and the wall.

    Webster's Revision

    And the priests and the Levites purified themselves; and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

    World English Bible

    The priests and the Levites purified themselves; and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the priests and the Levites purified themselves; and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 12:30

    The priests and the Levites purified themselves - This consisted in washings, abstinence from wine, and other matters, which, on all other occasions, were lawful. And as to the purifying of the gates and the walls, nothing was requisite but to remove all filth from the former, and all rubbish that might have been laid against the latter.

    Wesley's Notes on Nehemiah 12:30

    12:30 Purified themselves - They that would be instrumental to sanctify others, must sanctify themselves, and set themselves apart for God, with purity of mind and sincerity of intention.