Ezra 8:21
Text Analysis
7121 [e]וָאֶקְרָ֨א
And I proclaimedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
8033 [e]שָׁ֥ם
6685 [e]צוֹם֙
a fastN-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
5104 [e]הַנָּהָ֣ר
the riverArt | N-ms
163 [e]אַהֲוָ֔א
6031 [e]לְהִתְעַנּ֖וֹת
that we might humble ourselvesPrep-l | V-Hitpael-Inf
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
beforePrep-l | N-cpc
430 [e]אֱלֹהֵ֑ינוּ
our GodN-mpc | 1cp
1245 [e]לְבַקֵּ֤שׁ
to seekPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf
4480 [e]מִמֶּ֙נּוּ֙
from HimPrep | 3ms
1870 [e]דֶּ֣רֶךְ
the wayN-cs
3477 [e]יְשָׁרָ֔ה
for usPrep | 1cp
2945 [e]וּלְטַפֵּ֖נוּ
and our little onesConj-w, Prep-l | N-msc | 1cp
3605 [e]וּלְכָל־
and allConj-w, Prep-l | N-msc
7399 [e]רְכוּשֵֽׁנוּ׃
our possessionsN-msc | 1cp

Hebrew Texts
עזרא 8:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וָאֶקְרָ֨א שָׁ֥ם צֹום֙ עַל־הַנָּהָ֣ר אַהֲוָ֔א לְהִתְעַנֹּ֖ות לִפְנֵ֣י אֱלֹהֵ֑ינוּ לְבַקֵּ֤שׁ מִמֶּ֙נּוּ֙ דֶּ֣רֶךְ יְשָׁרָ֔ה לָ֥נוּ וּלְטַפֵּ֖נוּ וּלְכָל־רְכוּשֵֽׁנוּ׃

עזרא 8:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואקרא שם צום על־הנהר אהוא להתענות לפני אלהינו לבקש ממנו דרך ישרה לנו ולטפנו ולכל־רכושנו׃

עזרא 8:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואקרא שם צום על־הנהר אהוא להתענות לפני אלהינו לבקש ממנו דרך ישרה לנו ולטפנו ולכל־רכושנו׃

עזרא 8:21 Hebrew Bible
ואקרא שם צום על הנהר אהוא להתענות לפני אלהינו לבקש ממנו דרך ישרה לנו ולטפנו ולכל רכושנו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God to seek from Him a safe journey for us, our little ones, and all our possessions.

King James Bible
Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I proclaimed a fast by the Ahava River, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask Him for a safe journey for us, our children, and all our possessions.
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I proclaimed

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afflict ourselves

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to seek

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for our little ones

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Mark 10:13-16 And they brought young children to him, that he should touch them: …

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