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Ezra 10 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:1 - And at Ezra's praying, and at his making confession, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there have been gathered unto him out of Israel an assembly very great -- men and women and children -- for the people have wept, multiplying weeping.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:2 - And Shechaniah son of Jehiel, of the sons of Elam, answereth and saith to Ezra, 'We -- we have trespassed against our God, and we settle strange women of the peoples of the land; and now there is hope for Israel concerning this,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:3 - and now, let us make a covenant with our God, to cause all the women to go out, and that which is born of them, by the counsel of the Lord, and of those trembling at the command of our God, and according to law it is done;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:4 - rise, for on thee is the matter, and we are with thee; be strong, and do.'
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:5 - 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:6 - And Ezra riseth from before the house of God, and goeth unto the chamber of Jehohanan son of Eliashib; yea, he goeth there, bread he hath not eaten, and water he hath not drunk, for he is mourning because of the trespass of the removal.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:7 - And they cause a voice to pass over into Judah and Jerusalem, to all sons of the removal, to be gathered to Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:8 - and every one who cometh not in by the third day, according to the counsel of the heads and of the elders, all his substance is devoted, and himself separated from the assembly of the removal.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:9 - And gathered are all the men of Judah and Benjamin to Jerusalem by the third day, it is the ninth month, on the twentieth of the month, and all the people sit in the broad place of the house of God, trembling on account of the matter and of the showers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:10 - And Ezra the priest riseth, and saith unto them, 'Ye -- ye have trespassed, and ye settle strange women, to add to the guilt of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:11 - and, now, make confession to Jehovah, God of your fathers, and do His good pleasure, and be separated from the peoples of the land, and from the strange women.'
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:12 - And all the assembly answer and say with a great voice, 'Right; according to thy word -- on us to do;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:13 - but the people are many, and it is the time of showers, and there is no power to stand without, and the work is not for one day, nor for two, for we have multiplied to transgress in this thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - 'Let, we pray thee, our heads of all the assembly stand, and all who are in our cities, who have settled strange wives, do come in at the times appointed, and with them the elders of city and city, and its judges, till the turning back of the fury of the wrath of our God from us, for this thing.'
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:15 - Only Jonathan son of Asahel, and Jahaziah son of Tikvah, stood against this, and Meshullam, and Shabbethai the Levite, helped them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:16 - And the sons of the removal do so, and Ezra the priest, and men, heads of the fathers, for the house of their fathers, are separated, even all of them by name, and they sit on the first day of the tenth month, to examine the matter;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:17 - and they finish with all the men who have settled strange women unto the first day of the first month.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:18 - And there are found of the sons of the priests that have settled strange women: of the sons of Jeshua son of Jozadak, and his brethren, Maaseiah, and Eliezer, and Jarib, and Gedaliah;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:19 - and they give their hand to send out their wives, and, being guilty, a ram of the flock, for their guilt.
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: Masseiah, and Elijah, and Shemaiah, and Jehiel, and Uzziah;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:22 - and of the sons of Pashhur: Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethaneel, Jozabad, and Elasah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:23 - And of the Levites: Jozabad, and Shimei, and Kelaiah -- he is Kelita, -- Pethahiah, Judah, and Eliezer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:24 - And of the singers: Eliashib. And of the gatekeepers: Shallum, and Telem, and Uri.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:25 - And of Israel: of the sons of Parosh: Ramiah, and Jeziah, and Malchijah, 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 Elijah.
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 - And of the sons of Bebai: Jehohanan, Hananiah, Zabbai, 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, Shemariah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:33 - Of the sons of Hashum: Mattenai, Mattathah, Zabad, Eliphelet, Jeremai, Manasseh, Shimei.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:34 - Of the sons of Bani: Maadai, Amram, and Uel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:35 - Benaiah, Bedeiah, Cheluhu,
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 - Machnadbai, Shashai, Sharai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:41 - Azareel, and Shelemiah, Shemariah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:42 - Shallum, Amariah, 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 have taken strange women, and there are of them women -- who adopt sons.
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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