I put in charge of Jerusalem my brother Hanani, along with Hananiah the commander of the citadel,because he was a man of integrity and feared God more than most people do. – Nehemiah 7:2 (NIV)
- A healthy fear of God
Nehemiah was going to return to his position under King Artaxerxes. He had been in charge of Jerusalem for some time. So before he left, he had to appoint people to run the government.