Nehemiah - Chapter 10
Nehemiah – Chapter 10: The people bound themselves with a curse and an oath to follow the commandments of God that was given to their forefathers. They promised not to intermarry with pagans, to honor the Sabbath day, to give the land rest every seventh year, and to cancel all depts. They promised to give a third of a shekel a year for the maintenance of the House of God. They promised to bring the first fruits of all their crops, their firstborn sons, and their herds to the House of God. The people promised to tithe their produce to support the Levites.