2 Indeed, they have taken some of their daughters as wives for themselves and their sons, so that the holy peoplea has become mixed with the surrounding peoples.b The leadersc and officials have taken the lead in this unfaithfulness!"

References for Ezra 9:2

    • b 9:2 - Lit seed
    • c 9:2 - Dt 7:1-4
    • d 9:2 - Lit hand of the leaders