So they read from the Book of the Law of God, explaining it and giving insight, so that the people could understand what was being read.
Cross ReferencesEzra 4:18
The letter you sent us has been translated and read in my presence.
The Levites--Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah--explained the law to the people as they stood in their places.
Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who were instructing the people said to all of them, "This day is holy to the LORD your God. Do not mourn or weep." For all the people were weeping as they heard the words of the Law.
Then all the people began to eat and drink, to send out portions, and to rejoice greatly, because they understood the words that had been made known to them.
Chapter Outline1. The reverent manner of reading and hearing the law
9. They comfort the people
13. The eagerness of the people to hear and be instructed
16. They keep the feast of tabernacles
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and gave the sense
Matthew 5:21, 22, 27, 28
Luke 24:27, 32, 45
Acts 17:2, 3
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