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Ezra 10 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:1 - Now while Ezra prayed and made confession, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there was gathered together to him out of Yisra'el a very great assembly of men and women and children; for the people wept very sore.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:2 - Shekhanyahu the son of Yechi'el, one of the sons of `Elam, answered Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have married foreign women of the peoples of the land: yet now there is hope for Yisra'el concerning this thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 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, according to the counsel of my lord, and of those who tremble at the mitzvah of our God; and let it be done according to the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:4 - Arise; for the matter belongs to you, and we are with you: be of good courage, and do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:5 - Then arose Ezra, and made the chiefs of the Kohanim, the Levites, and all Yisra'el, to swear that they would do according to this word. So they swore.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:6 - Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Yehochanan the son of Elyashiv: and when he came there, he ate no bread, nor drink water; for he mourned because of the trespass of them of the captivity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:7 - They made proclamation throughout Yehudah and Yerushalayim to all the children of the captivity, that they should gather themselves together to Yerushalayim;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:8 - and that whoever didn't come within three days, according to the counsel of the princes and the Zakenim, all his substance should be forfeited, and himself separated from the assembly of the captivity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:9 - Then all the men of Yehudah and Binyamin gathered themselves together to Yerushalayim within the three days; it was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month: and all the people sat in the broad place before the house of God, trembling because of this matter, and for the great rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:10 - Ezra the Kohen stood up, and said to them, You have trespassed, and have married foreign women, to increase the guilt of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:11 - Now therefore make confession to the LORD, the God of your fathers, and do his pleasure; and separate yourselves from the peoples of the land, and from the foreign women.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:12 - Then all the assembly answered with a loud voice, As you have said concerning us, so must we do.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:13 - But the people are many, and it is a time of much rain, and we are not able to stand outside: neither is this a work of one day or two; for we have greatly transgressed in this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - Let now our princes be appointed for all the assembly, and let all those who are in our cities who have married foreign women come at appointed times, and with them the Zakenim of every city, and the judges of it, until the fierce wrath of our God be turned from us, until this matter be dispatched.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:15 - Only Yonatan the son of `Asa'el and Yachzeyah the son of Tikvah stood up against this matter: and Meshullam and Shabbetai the Levite helped them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:16 - The children of the captivity did so. Ezra the Kohen, with certain heads of fathers' houses, after their fathers' houses, and all of them by their names, were set apart; and they sat down in the first day of the tenth month to examine the matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:17 - They made an end with all the men who had married foreign women by the first day of the first month.

List of Offenders

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:18 - Among the sons of the Kohanim there were found who had married foreign women: namely, of the sons of Yeshua, the son of Yotzadak, and his brothers, Ma`aseyah, and Eli`ezer, and Yariv, and Gedalyahu.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:19 - They gave their hand that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their guilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:20 - Of the sons of Immer: Hanani and Zevadyah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:21 - Of the sons of Harim: Ma`aseyah, and Eliyah, and Shemayah, and Yechi'el, and `Uzziyah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:22 - Of the sons of Pashchur: Elyo`enai, Ma`aseyah, Yishma'el, Netan'el, Yozavad, and El`asah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:23 - Of the Levites: Yozavad, and Shim`i, and Kelayah (the same is Kelita), Petachyah, Yehudah, and Eli`ezer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:24 - Of the singers: Elyashiv. Of the porters: Shallum, and Telem, and Uri.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:25 - Of Yisra'el: Of the sons of Par`osh: Ramyah, and Yizziyah, and Malkiyah, and Miyamin, and El`azar, and Malkiyah, and Benayah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:26 - Of the sons of `Elam: Mattanyah, Zekharyah, and Yechi'el, and `Avdi, and Yeremot, and Eliyah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:27 - Of the sons of Zattu: Elyo`enai, Elyashiv, Mattanyah, and Yeremot, and Zavad, and Aziza.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:28 - Of the sons of Bevai: Yehochanan, Hananyah, Zakkai, `Atlai.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:29 - Of the sons of Bani: Meshullam, Mallukh, and `Adayah, Yashuv, and She'al, Ramot.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:30 - Of the sons of Pachat-Mo'av: `Adna, and Kelal, Benayah, Ma`aseyah, Mattanyah, Betzal'el, and Binnui, and Menashsheh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:31 - of the sons of Harim: Eli`ezer, Yishshiyah, Malkiyah, Shemayah, Shim`on,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:32 - Binyamin, Mallukh, Shemaryahu.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:33 - Of the sons of Hashum: Mattenai, Mattattah, Zavad, Elifelet, Yeremai, Menashsheh, Shim`i.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:34 - Of the sons of Bani: Ma`adai, `Amram, and U'el,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:35 - Benayah, Bedeyah, Keluhu,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:36 - Vanyah, Meremot, Elyashiv,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:37 - Mattanyah, Mattenai, and Ya`asai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:38 - and Bani, and Binnui, Shim`i,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:39 - and Shelemyahu, and Natan, and `Adayah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:40 - Makhnadvai, Shashai, Sharai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:41 - `Azar'el, and Shelemyahu, Shemaryahu,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:42 - Shallum, Amaryah, Yosef.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:43 - Of the sons of Nevo: Ye`i'el, Mattityah, Zavad, Zevina, Yaddai, and Yo'el, Benayah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:44 - All these had taken foreign wives; and some of them had wives by whom they had children.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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