Ezra 7:10
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New International Version
For Ezra had devoted himself to the study and observance of the Law of the LORD, and to teaching its decrees and laws in Israel.

New Living Translation
This was because Ezra had determined to study and obey the Law of the LORD and to teach those decrees and regulations to the people of Israel.

English Standard Version
For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the LORD, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel.

New American Standard Bible
For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the LORD and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel.

King James Bible
For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now Ezra had determined in his heart to study the law of the LORD, obey it, and teach its statutes and ordinances in Israel.

International Standard Version
For Ezra had set his heart to seek the Law of the LORD, to obey it, and to teach God's statutes and judgments in Israel.

NET Bible
Now Ezra had dedicated himself to the study of the law of the LORD, to its observance, and to teaching its statutes and judgments in Israel.

New Heart English Bible
For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Ezra was determined to study the LORD's Teachings, live by them, and teach their rules and regulations in Israel.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

New American Standard 1977
For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the LORD, and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD and to do it and to teach in Israel his statutes and judgments.

King James 2000 Bible
For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

American King James Version
For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

American Standard Version
For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of Jehovah, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For Esdras had prepared his heart to seek the law of the Lord, and to do and to teach in Israel the commandments and judgment.

Darby Bible Translation
For Ezra had directed his heart to seek the law of Jehovah and to do it, and to teach in Israel the statutes and the ordinances.

English Revised Version
For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

Webster's Bible Translation
For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

World English Bible
For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of Yahweh, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

Young's Literal Translation
for Ezra hath prepared his heart to seek the law of Jehovah, and to do, and to teach in Israel statute and judgment.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:1-10 Ezra went from Babylon to Jerusalem, for the good of his country. The king was kind to him; he granted all his requests, whatever Ezra desired to enable him to serve his country. When he went, many went with him; he obtained favour from his king, by the Divine favour. Every creature is that to us, which God makes it to be. We must see the hand of God in the events that befal us, and acknowledge him with thankfulness.
Study Bible
Ezra Goes Up to Jerusalem
9For on the first of the first month he began to go up from Babylon; and on the first of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, because the good hand of his God was upon him. 10For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the LORD and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel. 11Now this is the copy of the decree which King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe, learned in the words of the commandments of the LORD and His statutes to Israel:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:10
"They shall teach Your ordinances to Jacob, And Your law to Israel. They shall put incense before You, And whole burnt offerings on Your altar.

Ezra 7:11
Now this is the copy of the decree which King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe, learned in the words of the commandments of the LORD and His statutes to Israel:

Ezra 7:25
"You, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges that they may judge all the people who are in the province beyond the River, even all those who know the laws of your God; and you may teach anyone who is ignorant of them.

Nehemiah 8:1
And all the people gathered as one man at the square which was in front of the Water Gate, and they asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses which the LORD had given to Israel.
Treasury of Scripture

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

prepared

1 Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If you do return …

1 Chronicles 29:18 O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers…

2 Chronicles 12:14 And he did evil, because he prepared not his heart to seek the LORD.

2 Chronicles 19:3 Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have …

Job 11:13 If you prepare your heart, and stretch out your hands toward him;

Psalm 10:17 LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their …

Psalm 57:7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.

the law

Ezra 7:6 This Ezra went up from Babylon; and he was a ready scribe in the …

Psalm 1:2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he …

Psalm 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony …

Psalm 119:45,96-100 And I will walk at liberty: for I seek your precepts…

to do it

Deuteronomy 16:12 And you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt: and you shall …

Matthew 5:19 Whoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and …

Matthew 7:24 Therefore whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will …

John 13:17 If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.

Revelation 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right …

and to teach

Ezra 7:25 And you, Ezra, after the wisdom of your God, that is in your hand, …

Deuteronomy 33:10 They shall teach Jacob your judgments, and Israel your law: they …

2 Chronicles 17:8,9 And with them he sent Levites, even Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and …

2 Chronicles 30:22 And Hezekiah spoke comfortably to all the Levites that taught the …

Nehemiah 8:1-9 And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the …

Malachi 2:7 For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek …

Acts 1:1 The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus …

1 Timothy 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, …

2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, …

Titus 2:1,15 But speak you the things which become sound doctrine…

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