After the wall had been rebuilt and I had set the doors in place, the gatekeepers,(A) the musicians(B) and the Levites(C) were appointed.

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65 The governor, therefore, ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there should be a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.(A)

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70 Some of the heads of the families contributed to the work. The governor gave to the treasury 1,000 darics[a] of gold, 50 bowls and 530 garments for priests.

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  1. Nehemiah 7:70 That is, about 19 pounds or about 8.4 kilograms
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