18 And Ezra read in the book of God's law by all days of the solemnity, from the first day unto the last day; and they made the solemnity by seven days; and in the eighth day they made a gathering, (or collection,) of silver, by the custom. (And Ezra read from The Book of God's Law for all the days of the Feast, or the Festival, from the first day until the last day; and they held the Feast for seven days; and then on the eighth day they held a closing ceremony, as was the custom.)