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 Ezra 9:4 - 15
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   Book of Ezra
   Chapter 9
9:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then everyone who trembled at the words of the God of Israel gathered around me because of this unfaithfulness of the exiles. And I sat there appalled until the evening sacrifice.
 
9:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then, at the evening sacrifice, I rose from my self-abasement, with my tunic and cloak torn, and fell on my knees with my hands spread out to the LORD my God
 
9:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and prayed: "O my God, I am too ashamed and disgraced to lift up my face to you, my God, because our sins are higher than our heads and our guilt has reached to the heavens.
 
9:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
From the days of our forefathers until now, our guilt has been great. Because of our sins, we and our kings and our priests have been subjected to the sword and captivity, to pillage and humiliation at the hand of foreign kings, as it is today.
 
9:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"But now, for a brief moment, the LORD our God has been gracious in leaving us a remnant and giving us a firm place in his sanctuary, and so our God gives light to our eyes and a little relief in our bondage.
 
9:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Though we are slaves, our God has not deserted us in our bondage. He has shown us kindness in the sight of the kings of Persia: He has granted us new life to rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, and he has given us a wall of protection in Judah and Jerusalem.
 
9:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"But now, O our God, what can we say after this? For we have disregarded the commands
 
9:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
you gave through your servants the prophets when you said: 'The land you are entering to possess is a land polluted by the corruption of its peoples. By their detestable practices they have filled it with their impurity from one end to the other.
 
9:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Therefore, do not give your daughters in marriage to their sons or take their daughters for your sons. Do not seek a treaty of friendship with them at any time, that you may be strong and eat the good things of the land and leave it to your children as an everlasting inheritance.'
 
9:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"What has happened to us is a result of our evil deeds and our great guilt, and yet, our God, you have punished us less than our sins have deserved and have given us a remnant like this.
 
9:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Shall we again break your commands and intermarry with the peoples who commit such detestable practices? Would you not be angry enough with us to destroy us, leaving us no remnant or survivor?
 
9:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
O LORD, God of Israel, you are righteous! We are left this day as a remnant. Here we are before you in our guilt, though because of it not one of us can stand in your presence."
 
 

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