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Ezra 10:2

Overview - Ezra 10
Ezra encouraged to reform the strange marriages.
Ezra assembles the people.
The people repent, and promise amendment.
15 The care to perform it.
18 The names of them which had married strange wives.
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Ezra 10:2  (King James Version)
And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said unto Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have taken strange wives of the people of the land: yet now there is hope in Israel concerning this thing.
 


Shechaniah
26 ; Nehemiah 3:29

Elam
Ezra 2:7 Ezra 2:31 Nehemiah 7:12 Nehemiah 7:34

We have trespassed
Shechaniah here speaks in the name of the people, not acknowledging himself culpable; for he is not in the following list.

Compare
James 2:9 ; Exodus 34:12 ; Nehemiah 13:27

yet now there is hope
Exodus 34:6 Exodus 34:7 ; Isaiah 55:6 Isaiah 55:7 ; Jeremiah 3:12 Jeremiah 3:13 ; 1 John 1:7-9
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