Introduction to Nehemiah Chapter 5

In this chapter is a complaint of the poor against the rich for oppression of them, Nehemiah 5:1 for which Nehemiah being angry, reproved them, and made them promise, and swear to it, to make restitution, Nehemiah 5:6 and set them an example himself, taking nothing of them during his twelve years' government, supporting himself and his at his own expenses, Nehemiah 5:14.