Nehemiah 13:10–13

10 I also realized that the portions for the Levites had mnot been given them; for each of the Levites and the singers who did the work had gone back to nhis field. 11 So oI contended with the rulers, and said, p“Why is the house of God forsaken?” And I gathered them together and set them in their place. 12 qThen all Judah brought the tithe of the grain and the new wine and the oil to the storehouse. 13 rAnd I appointed as treasurers over the storehouse Shelemiah the priest and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah; and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah; for they were considered sfaithful, and their task was to distribute to their brethren.

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