Ezra 3:10-13

10 When the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, the priests in their vestments and with trumpets, and the Levites (the sons of Asaph) with cymbals, took their places to praise the LORD, as prescribed by David king of Israel.
11 With praise and thanksgiving they sang to the LORD: “He is good; his love toward Israel endures forever.” And all the people gave a great shout of praise to the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.
12 But many of the older priests and Levites and family heads, who had seen the former temple, wept aloud when they saw the foundation of this temple being laid, while many others shouted for joy.
13 No one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because the people made so much noise. And the sound was heard far away.

Cross References 11

  • 1. Ezra 5:16; Ezra 6:3; Haggai 2:15
  • 2. S Numbers 10:2; S 2 Samuel 6:5; 1 Chronicles 16:6; 2 Chronicles 5:13; Nehemiah 12:35
  • 3. S 1 Chronicles 25:1
  • 4. S 1 Chronicles 6:31
  • 5. Zechariah 6:12
  • 6. 1 Chronicles 16:34,41; S 2 Chronicles 7:3; Psalms 30:5; Psalms 107:1; Psalms 118:1; Psalms 138:8
  • 7. S Joshua 6:5,10; Nehemiah 12:24
  • 8. Haggai 2:18; Zechariah 4:9; Zechariah 8:9
  • 9. Haggai 2:3,9
  • 10. Jeremiah 31:9; Jeremiah 50:4
  • 11. Job 8:21; Job 33:26; Psalms 27:6; Psalms 42:4; Isaiah 16:9; Jeremiah 48:33
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