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Ezra 10 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:1 - Now when Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there assembled to him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children: for the people wept very bitterly.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:2 - And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said to Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have taken foreign wives of the people of the land: yet now there is hope in Israel 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 that tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:4 - Arise; for this matter belongeth to thee: we also will be with thee: be of good courage, and do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:5 - Then arose Ezra, and made the chief priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they would do according to this word. And they swore.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:6 - Then Ezra arose from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Johanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came thither, he ate no bread, nor drank water: for he mourned because of the transgression of them that had been carried away.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:7 - And they made proclamation throughout Judah and Jerusalem to all the children of the captivity, that they should assemble at Jerusalem;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:8 - And that whoever would not come within three days, according to the counsel of the princes and the elders, all his substance should be forfeited, and himself separated from the congregation of those that had been carried away.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:9 - Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin assembled at Jerusalem within three days. It was the ninth month, and the twentieth day of the month; and all the people sat in the street of the house of God, trembling because of this matter, and for the great rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:10 - And Ezra the priest stood up, and said to them, Ye have transgressed, and have taken foreign wives to increase the trespass of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:11 - Now therefore make confession to the LORD God of your fathers, and do his pleasure: and separate yourselves from the people of the land, and from the foreign wives.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:12 - Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said, 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 abroad, neither is this a work of one day or two: for we are many that have transgressed in this thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - Let now our rulers of all the congregation stand, and let all them who have taken foreign wives in our cities come at appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and its judges, until the fierce wrath of our God for this matter shall be turned from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:15 - Only Jonathan the son of Asahel and Jahaziah the son of Tikvah were employed about this matter: and Meshullam and Shabbethai the Levite helped them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:16 - And the children of the captivity did so. And Ezra the priest, with certain chief of the fathers, after the house of their fathers, and all of them by their names, were separated, and sat down in the first day of the tenth month to examine the matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:17 - And they made an end with all the men that had taken foreign wives by the first day of the first month.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:18 - And among the sons of the priests there were found that had taken foreign wives: namely, of the sons of Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brethren; Maaseiah, and Eliezer, and Jarib, and Gedaliah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:19 - And they gave their hands that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their trespass.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:20 - And of the sons of Immer; Hanani, and Zebadiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:21 - And of the sons of Harim; Maaseiah, and Elijah, and Shemaiah, and Jehiel, and Uzziah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:22 - And of the sons of Pashur; Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethaneel, Jozabad, and Elasah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:23 - Also of the Levites; Jozabad, and Shimei, and Kelaiah (the same is Kelita,) Pethahiah, Judah, and Eliezer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:24 - Of the singers also; Eliashib: and of the porters; Shallum, and Telem, and Uri.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:25 - Moreover, of Israel: of the sons of Parosh; Ramiah, and Jeziah, and Malchiah, and Miamin, and Eleazar, and Malchijah, and Benaiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:26 - And of the sons of Elam; Mattaniah, Zechariah, and Jehiel, and Abdi, and Jeremoth, and Eliah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:27 - And of the sons of Zattu; Elioenai, Eliashib, Mattaniah, and Jeremoth, and Zabad, and Aziza.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:28 - Of the sons also of Bebai; Jehohanan, Hananiah, Zabbai, and Athlai.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:29 - And of the sons of Bani; Meshullam, Malluch, and Adaiah, Jashub, and Sheal, and Ramoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:30 - And of the sons of Pahath-moab; Adna, and Chelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezaleel, and Binnui, and Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:31 - And of the sons of Harim; Eliezer, Ishijah, Malchiah, Shemaiah, Shimeon,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:32 - Benjamin, Malluch, and Shemariah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:33 - Of the sons of Hashum; Mattenai, Mattathah, Zabad, Eliphelet, Jeremai, Manasseh, and Shimei.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:34 - Of the sons of Bani; Maadai, Amram, and Uel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:35 - Benaiah, Bedeiah, Chelluh,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:36 - Vaniah, Meremoth, Eliashib,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:37 - Mattaniah, Mattenai, and Jaasau,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:38 - And Bani, and Binnui, Shimei,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:39 - And Shelemiah, and Nathan, and Adaiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:40 - Machnadebai, Shashai, Sharai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:41 - Azareel, and Shelemiah, Shemariah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:42 - Shallum, Amariah, and Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:43 - Of the sons of Nebo; Jeiel, Mattithiah, Zabad, Zebina, Jadau, and Joel, Benaiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:44 - All these had taken foreign wives: and some of them had wives by whom they had children.
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The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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