Nehemiah 5:15 NLT [abbreviation] brought to you by [publisher] Learn more



15The former governors, in contrast, had laid heavy burdens on the people, demanding a daily ration of food and wine, besides forty pieces#  Hebrew 40 shekels [1 pound or 456 grams]. of silver. Even their assistants took advantage of the people. But because I feared God, I did not act that way.

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