8 They gave an oral translation of God's Law and explained it so that the people could understand it.
References for Nehemiah 8:8
    • a 8:8 - translation: [The Law was written in Hebrew, but in Babylonia the Jews had adopted Aramaic as the language for daily life. Because of this a translation was necessary.]
    • b 8:8 - They gave . . . explained; [or] They read God's Law and then translated it, explaining.