Now those that sealed were, Nehemiah, the Tirshatha, the son of Hachaliah, and Zidkijah,…
On February 25, 1688, a memorable scene was witnessed in the churchyard of Greyfriars, Edinburgh. The National Covenant to maintain Presbyterianism, and to resist contrary errors, having been numerously signed within the church, the parchment was subsequently placed upon the flat tombstone, still extant, of Boswell of Auchinleck, where many others, to show their determination to die rather than yield, signed it with blood from their arms. History testifies that numbers of them endured much suffering rather than violate their pledge. If frail men will so keep their promise, much more must the Omnipotent (God honour His covenant.
Parallel VersesKJV: Now those that sealed were, Nehemiah, the Tirshatha, the son of Hachaliah, and Zidkijah,
WEB: Now those who sealed were: Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah,