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Ezra 9:8

Overview - Ezra 9
Ezra mourns for the affinity of the people with strangers.
He prays unto God, with confession of sins.
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Ezra 9:8  (King James Version)
And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
 


little space
Hebrew moment. grace hath.
9 ; Nehemiah 1:11 ; 9:31 Habakkuk 3:2

a remnant
14 ; 2 Kings 19:4 2 Kings 19:30 2 Kings 19:31 ; Isaiah 1:9 ; Jeremiah 42:2 ; 44:14 Ezekiel 6:8 Ezekiel 6:9 ; 14:22
Zechariah 8:6 Zechariah 8:12 ; Romans 9:27 ; Romans 11:5 Romans 11:6

a nail
or a pin. i.e., a constant and sure abode.
Ecclesiastes 12:11 ; Isaiah 22:23-25 ; Zechariah 10:4

in his holy place
Isaiah 56:5 ; Revelation 3:12

lighten
1 Samuel 14:27 1 Samuel 14:29 ; Job 33:30 ; Psalms 13:3 ; 34:5

reviving
Psalms 85:6 ; 138:7 Isaiah 57:15 ; Ezekiel 37:11-14 ; Hosea 6:2
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