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Nehemiah 8:1 NAS

Ezra Reads the Law

1 And all the people gathered as one man at the square which was in front of 1the Water Gate, and they asked 2Ezra the scribe to bring 3the book of the law of Moses which the LORD had given to Israel.

References for Nehemiah 8:1

    • a 8:1 - Lit "said to"
    • b 8:1 - Lit "commanded"

      Study tools for Nehemiah 8:1

      • a 8:1 - Lit "said to"
      • b 8:1 - Lit "commanded"
      • c 8:3 - Lit "the light"
      • d 8:8 - Or "explaining"
      • e 8:9 - Heb "Tirshatha," a Persian title
      • f 8:12 - Lit "make a great rejoicing"
      • g 8:15 - Lit "And that they will cause to be heard"
      • h 8:15 - Lit "oil tree," species unknown
      • i 8:17 - Lit "the booths"