Nehemiah Chapter 10, Records The Covenant of Faith and Those Who Committed to Follow The Torah

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In this Chapter of Nehemiah we will read about all of those who by Faith chose to follow all of what The Torah Teaches. The Laws, that were neglected and they gave their pledge to walk in them and uphold all of them. The Spirit of Repentance(Teshuvah) follows with the resolve of Nehemiah The Governor, Zedekiah and The People, to Change their old ways of neglect, and Renew their Spiritual Connection to The Holy Land.

First there is a list of 83 signatories of The Covenant of Faith(The Bris Amanah) with a seal. The Temple tax is established as one-third shekel because of the economy, down from Exodus 20:13-14 of one-half shekel, which was the same later is in New Testament Times.

It brings up The Oath, Intermarriage and The Sabbath. The Mitzvos, The Wood Offerings, The Firstborn, The First of Your Dough(Challah) and The First Fruits(Terumah) and Tithing.

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Nehemiah 10:5, Some More Leaders Who Signed The Covenant

Let us now look at the next verse, Nehemiah 10:5 from the King James Bible,

V5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,

V5 Harim, H2766, Meremoth, H4822, Obadiah, H5662,
From Strong's Numbers, Nehemiah 10:5, from Lockman.org

The first Hebrew name is Harim, חָרִ֥ם, cha·rim, from Strong's #2766, to be consecrated, the name of several Israelites. From charam, khaw-reem', Strong's #2762, חָרַם, to make accursed, consecrate, utterly destroy, devote, forfeit, have a flat nose, utterly slay.

Charam is a primitive root; to seclude; specifically by a ban, to devote to religious uses especially destruction; physical and reflexive, to be blunt as to the nose, to make accursed, consecrate, utterly destroy, devote, forfeit, have a flat nose, utterly slay, make away.

The next Hebrew name is Meremoth, from Strong's #4822, מְרֵמֹ֖ות, me·re·mo·vt, The name of two Israelites priests, also an Israelite. From the same as Mirmah, from Strong's #4820, מִרְמָה, Mirmah,
meer-maw', Mirma, from The same as mirmah; Mirmah, an Israelite -- Mirma.

The next Hebrew Name is Obadiah, עֹֽבַדְיָֽה׃, o·vad·yah, from Strong's #5662, a servant of Yah, the name of a number of Israelites, active participle of abad and Yah, יָהּ, from Strong's #3050, Transliteration: Yah, Jah, from YHVH, the name of The G-d of Israel,

Mow we have the some information on 3 more Jewish Names from Nehemiah 10:5.

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