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Ezra 8:23

23 So we fasted and petitioned our God about this, and he answered our prayer.

Read Ezra 8:23 Using Other Translations

So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated of us.
So we fasted and implored our God for this, and he listened to our entreaty.
So we fasted and earnestly prayed that our God would take care of us, and he heard our prayer.

What does Ezra 8:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ezra 8:23

So we fasted, and besought our God for this
Sought the Lord by fasting and prayer for a good journey, and preservation in it:

and he was entreated of us;
accepted their prayer, as Jarchi, so that they came safe to Jerusalem.

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