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Nehemiah 8:1 NLT

1 all the people assembled with a unified purpose at the square just inside the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the LORD had given for Israel to obey.

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  • a 8:2 - Hebrew on the first day of the seventh month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was October 8, 445 ; also see note on 1:1 .
  • b 8:10 - Hebrew he.
  • c 8:13 - Hebrew On the second day, of the seventh month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was October 9, 445 ; also see notes on 1:1 and 8:2 .
  • d 8:14 - Hebrew in the seventh month. This month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar usually occurs within the months of September and October. See Lev 23:39-43 .
  • e 8:15 - Or pine; Hebrew reads oil tree.
  • f 8:17 - Hebrew Jeshua, a variant spelling of Joshua.