Nehemiah 12:27

And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, lyres, and harps.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Wall. Some time before, (Usher; Calmet) or now, when the houses were completed. (Ven. Bede) (Tirinus) Places, for greater solemnity. The ancients deemed "the walls and gates sacred things, the property of no man. "(Justinian, l. sacra loca.) Ovid describes the superstitious rites, with which the Romans laid the foundations of their cities, on some lucky day. Fossa fit ad solidum, fruges jaciuntur in ima (Fast. iv.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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