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 10:9, The Levites Who Signed The Covenant

In the reading of our next verse, Nehemiah 10, we will start to read The Hebrew names of The Levites who signed The Covenant.

So let us read this verse, Nehemiah 10:9, from The American King James Version,

V9 And the Levites: both Jeshua the son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel;

The first Hebrew name is Jeshua, יְהוֹשׁ֫וּעַ, Yhowshuwa, Yhowshua, Yehoshua or Yehoshua, from Strong's #3091, yeh-ho-shoo'-ah, Jehoshua, Jehovah-saved; from Strong's #3068, יְהֹוָה, YHVH, The Tetragrammation, Jehovah, Yhovah, yeh-ho-vaw', the proper name of The G-d of Israel, The self Existant, The Eternal One, G-d, JEHOVAH, Yehwah, L-RD, L-rd, The G-d of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob; together with Strong's #3467, יָשַׁע, yasha, yaw-shah', to deliver, avenging, brought salvation, deliver, delivered, deliverer, deliverers, deliverers who delivered, delivers, endowed with salvation, gained the victory, help, helped, preserve, safe, save, saved, saves, savior, surely will not save and victorious, the name of Moses' successor and also the name of a number of Israelites. So this first Hebrew name means: The G-d of Israel.

The second Hebrew name is Azaniah, אֲזַנְיָ֔ה, a·zan·yah, Strong's #245, Yah has heard, a Levite, from azan, Strong's #238, הֶאֱזִין, azan, aw-zan', to give ear, to listen and from Yah, יָהּ, Yah, yaw, Jah, Yah, the name of The G-d of Israel, Jah, the L-rd, a contraction for Yhovah, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name, Jah, The L-rd, most vehement, to compare names ending in "-iah," "- jah." So this next Hebrew name means: G-d Hears.

The third Hebrew name is Binnui, בִּנּ֕וּי, Binnuwy, Strong's #1131b, bin·noo'-ee, to build up, several postexilic Israelites, and from banah, בָּנָה, Strong's #1129, baw-naw', to build, banah, a primitive root, besieged, build, builders, building, builds, built, construct, constructed, fashioned, fortified, fortifying, have children, made, obtain children, rebuild, rebuilding, rebuilt, restored, set, surely built. This third Hebrew name means to build up.

The forth Hebrew name is Henadad, of Henadad, חֵנָדָ֖ד, che·na·dad, Strong's #2582, a Levite, probably from chen, Strong's #2580, חֵן, khane, favour, from chanan, Strong's #2603, חָנַן, chanan, khaw-nan', to show favor, be gracious, to beseech; and Hadad, from Strong's #1908, הֲדָד, Hadad, had-ad', three Edomites, Hadad. Probably of foreign origin (compare 'Adad, from Strong's #111, אֲדַד, ad-ad', from 1959, hedad, heydad, הֵידָד, hay-dad, hay-dawd', to shout, shouting, a cheer, an acclamation, the name of an idol, and of several kings of Edom, Hadad, three Edomites. So this Hebrew name means a gracious cheer.

The last Hebrew name is Kadmiel, קַדְמִיאֵֽל, kad·mi·'el, from Strong's #6934, G-d is the ancient one, a Levite name, from qedem and el. Gedem, Strong's #6924, קֶ֫דֶם, ked'-dem, keh'-dem or kayd'-maw, front, east, formerly, before time, from Strong's #6923, kaw-dam', a primitive root, to protect one self, to precede, to anticipate, before, to hasten, to meet, coming, usually for help, to disappoint. Often this verb is used in a marital context, meeting of allies and may also be hostile as in compassed me about or to prevent me from doing. So we find this Hebrew name to mean G-d, The Ancient One protects me roundabout my pathways

Well there are a few more different names with their Hebrew meaning.