Nehemiah 8:2

Overview - Nehemiah 8
The religious manner of reading and hearing the law.
They comfort the people.
13 The forwardness of them to hear and be instructed.
16 They keep the feast of tabernacles.
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Nehemiah 8:2  (King James Version)
And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.

Deuteronomy 17:18 ; Deuteronomy 31:9 Deuteronomy 31:10 Malachi 2:7

Deuteronomy 31:11-13 ; 2 Chronicles 17:7-9 ; Acts 15:21

could hear with understanding
Hebrew understood in hearing.
Isaiah 28:9

the first
Leviticus 23:24 ; Numbers 29:1