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 10:6 And More Leaders Who Signed The Covenant

Now let us look at verse 6 and see what the next group of Hebrew names mean, from The King James Bible.

V6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,

V6 Daniel, H1840, Ginnethon, H1599, Baruch, H1263,
From Strong's Numbers, Nehemiah 10:6, from Lockman.org

The first Hebrew name, Daniel, from Strong's #1840, Daniel, דָּנִיֵּ֥אל, da·ni·yel, "God is my judge", the name of several Israelites, from din, Strongs # 1777, דִּין, deen, doon, to sail direct, a prim. root, to judge. Word Usage; To administer, to defend, to dispute, to execute judgment, to govern, to judge, judges, to plead, quarreling, strive, vindicate, vindicated. and from el, Strong's #410, אֵל, el, ale, God, goodly, great, idol, mighty one, power, strong, shortened from 'ayil, Strong's # 352, strength, as an adjective, mighty, especially The Almighty. Also ElShadday, Strong's #410 and Strong's #5769, שַׁדָּי, Shadday, shad-dah'-ee, Almighty, YHVH, the tetragrammation of Yahweh.
Ruth 1:21, and Psalms 91:1-2, to emphasize the power and the might of G-d. in characteristic fashion.

The next Hebrew name is Ginnethon, from Strong's #1599, Ginnethon, גִּנְּתֹ֖ון, gin·ne·to·vn,an Israelite priest, and from ganan, Strong's # 1598, גָּנַן, ganan, gaw-nan', defend, a primitive root, to hedge about, generally protect, defend.

The next Hebrew name, Baruch from Strong's #1263, בָּרוּך, Baruk, baw-rook', "blessed," name of three Israelites, and from Strong's #1288, בָּרַך, barak, baw-rak', to kneel, to bless.

There we now have three mor Hebrew names under our belt of understanding.

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