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Ezra 10:12

12 The whole assembly responded with a loud voice: “You are right! We must do as you say.

Read Ezra 10:12 Using Other Translations

Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said, so must we do.
Then all the assembly answered with a loud voice, "It is so; we must do as you have said.
Then the whole assembly raised their voices and answered, “Yes, you are right; we must do as you say!”

What does Ezra 10:12 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ezra 10:12

Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice,
&c.] That they might be heard, and to show that they were willing and ready to comply with what was proposed:

as thou host said, so must we do;
being convinced of their sin, they saw it was a duty incumbent on them to put away their strange wives, and that there was a necessity of it, to avert the wrath of God from them.

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