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Nehemiah 8:9 NAS

``This Day Is Holy"

9 Then Nehemiah, who was the 1governor, and Ezra 2the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, "3This day is holy to the LORD your God; 4do not mourn or weep." For all the people were weeping when they heard the words of the law.

References for Nehemiah 8:9

    • e 8:9 - Heb "Tirshatha," a Persian title

      Study tools for Nehemiah 8:9

      • 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"