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 Nehemiah 8:4 - 9
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Nehemiah
   Chapter 8  - Click for Chapter Audio
8:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
They read from the book, from the law of God, translating F93 to give the sense so that they understood the reading.
 
8:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Nehemiah, who was the governor, R160 F94 and Ezra the R161 priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, "This R162 day is holy to the LORD your God; do R163 not mourn or weep." For all the people were weeping when they heard the words of the law.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F93 Or explaining
F94 Heb Tirshatha, a Persian title

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R156 Nehemiah 8:3
R157 Judges 3:20; 1 Kings 8:12-14
R158 Nehemiah 5:13
R159 Exodus 4:31
R160 Nehemiah 7:65,70
R161 Nehemiah 12:26
R162 Nehemiah 8:2
R163 Deuteronomy 12:7,12

 
 

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