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Ezra 8:21

Overview - Ezra 8
The companions of Ezra, who returned from Babylon.
15 He sends to Iddo for ministers for the temple.
21 He keeps a fast.
24 He commits the treasures to the custody of the priests.
31 From Ahava they come to Jerusalem.
33 The treasure is weighed in the temple.
36 The commission is delivered.
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Ezra 8:21  (King James Version)
Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.
 


I proclaimed
Judges 20:26 ; 1 Samuel 7:6 ; 2 Chronicles 20:3 ; Joel 1:14 ; 2:12-18 Jonah 3:5

afflict ourselves
Leviticus 16:29 Leviticus 16:31 ; 23:29 Isaiah 58:3 Isaiah 58:5 ; Jeremiah 31:8 Jeremiah 31:9 ; Jeremiah 50:4 Jeremiah 50:5

to seek
Psalms 5:8 ; 107:2-8 143:8-10 Proverbs 3:6 ; Isaiah 30:21 ; 35:8 42:16 49:10
Jeremiah 10:23

for our little ones
Numbers 14:3 Numbers 14:31 ; Psalms 8:2 ; Mark 10:13-16 ; Acts 2:39
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