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 Nehemiah 8:1 - 8,13,18
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   Book of Nehemiah
   Chapter 8  - Click for Chapter Audio
8:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And all the people gathered as one man at the square which was in front of the R150 Water Gate, and they asked F90 Ezra R151 the scribe to bring the R152 book of the law of Moses which the LORD had given F91 to Israel.
 
8:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Ezra R153 the priest brought the law before the assembly of men, women and all who could listen with understanding, on the R154 first day of the seventh month.
 
8:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He read from it before the square which was in front of the R155 Water Gate from early F92 morning until midday, in the presence of men and women, those who could understand; and all the people were attentive to the book of the law.
 
8:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Ezra the scribe stood at a wooden podium which they had made for the purpose. And beside him stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah on his right hand; and Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah and Meshullam on his left hand.
 
8:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Ezra opened the R156 book in the sight of all the people for he was standing above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood R157 up.
 
8:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Ezra blessed the LORD the great God. And all the people answered, "Amen, R158 Amen!" while lifting up their hands; then they R159 bowed low and worshiped the LORD with their faces to the ground.
 
8:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Also Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, the Levites, explained the law to the people while the people remained in their place.
 
8:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They read from the book, from the law of God, translating F93 to give the sense so that they understood the reading.
 
8:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then on the second day the heads of fathers' households of all the people, the priests and the Levites were gathered to Ezra the scribe that they might gain insight into the words of the law.
 
8:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He R176 read from the book of the law of God daily, from the first day to the last day. And they celebrated R177 the feast seven days, and on the R178 eighth day there was a solemn assembly according to the ordinance.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F90 Lit said to
F91 Lit commanded
F92 Lit the light
F93 Or explaining

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R150 Nehemiah 3:26
R151 Ezra 7:6
R152 2 Chronicles 34:15
R153 Deuteronomy 31:9-11; Nehemiah 8:9
R154 Leviticus 23:24
R155 Nehemiah 8:1
R156 Nehemiah 8:3
R157 Judges 3:20; 1 Kings 8:12-14
R158 Nehemiah 5:13
R159 Exodus 4:31
R176 Deuteronomy 31:11
R177 Leviticus 23:36
R178 Numbers 29:35

 
 

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