Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he
read in the book of the law of God
That is, Ezra; this was done by him every day during the feast, whereas only the first and last days were the holy convocations on which it seems to have been read:
and they kept the feast seven days, and on the eighth day was a solemn
assembly, according to the manner;
prescribed in ( Leviticus 23:39 ) .