|New International Version (© 2011)|
So Ezra rose up and put the leading priests and Levites and all Israel under oath to do what had been suggested. And they took the oath.
King James Bible
Then arose Ezra, and made the chief priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they should do according to this word. And they sware.
American Standard Version
Then arose Ezra, and made the chiefs of the priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they would do according to this word. So they sware.
Young's Literal Translation
And Ezra riseth, and causeth the heads of the priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear to do according to this word -- and they swear.
Ezra 10:5 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And they sware - The thing was evidently contrary to the law of God; and now he bound them by an oath to rectify the abuse.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 1:5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels:
Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Proverbs 15:23 A man has joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
Proverbs 25:11,12 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver...
Proverbs 27:9 Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so does the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Ezra 10:3 Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them...
Nehemiah 5:12 Then said they, We will restore them, and will require nothing of them; so will we do as you say. Then I called the priests...
Nehemiah 10:29 They joined to their brothers, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law...
Nehemiah 13:25 And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying...
Matthew 26:63 But Jesus held his peace, And the high priest answered and said to him, I adjure you by the living God...
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Nehemiah 5:12 "We will give it back," they said. "And we will not demand anything more from them. We will do as you say." Then I summoned the priests and made the nobles and officials take an oath to do what they had promised.
Nehemiah 13:25 I rebuked them and called curses down on them. I beat some of the men and pulled out their hair. I made them take an oath in God's name and said: "You are not to give your daughters in marriage to their sons, nor are you to take their daughters in marriage for your sons or for yourselves.