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Nehemiah 7

The Book of Nehemiah

Chapter 8

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Modern Hebrew
ויאספו כל־העם
כאיש אחד אל־הרחוב
אשר לפני שער־המים
ויאמרו לעזרא הספר
להביא את־ספר תורת
משה אשר־צוה יהוה
את־ישראל׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:1 VY'aSPhV KL-H'yM K'aYSh 'aChD 'aL-HUrChVB 'aShUr LPhNY Sh'yUr-HMYM VY'aMUrV L'yZUr'a HSPhUr LHBY'a 'aTh-SPhUr ThVUrTh MShH 'aShUr-TShVH YHVH 'aTh-YShUr'aL.

Latin Vulgate
8:1 et venerat mensis septimus filii autem Israhel erant in civitatibus suis congregatusque est omnis populus quasi vir unus ad plateam quae est ante portam Aquarum et dixerunt Ezrae scribae ut adferret librum legis Mosi quam praecepit Dominus Israheli

King James Version
8:1 And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.

American Standard Version
8:1 And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the broad place that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which Jehovah had commanded to Israel.

Bible in Basic English
8:1 And when the seventh month came, the children of Israel were in their towns. And all the people came together like one man into the wide place in front of the water-doorway; and they made a request to Ezra the scribe that he would put before them the book of the law of Moses which the Lord had given to Israel.

Darby's English Translation
8:1 all the people gathered together as one man to the open place that was before the water-gate; and they spoke to Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which Jehovah had commanded Israel.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:1 And the seventh month came: and the children of Israel were in their cities. And all the people were gathered together as one mall to the street which is before the water gate, and they spoke to Esdras the scribe, to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the Lord had commanded to Israel.

Noah Webster Bible
8:1 And all the people assembled as one man in the street that was before the water-gate; and they spoke to Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.

World English Bible
8:1 All the people gathered themselves together as one man into the broad place that was before the water gate; and they spoke to Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which Yahweh had commanded to Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
8:1 And all the people are gathered as one man unto the broad place that is before the water-gate, and they say to Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, that Jehovah commanded Israel.

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Modern Hebrew
ויביא עזרא הכהן
את־התורה לפני
הקהל מאיש ועד־אשה
וכל מבין לשמע
ביום אחד לחדש
השביעי׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:2 VYBY'a 'yZUr'a HKHN 'aTh-HThVUrH LPhNY HQHL M'aYSh V'yD-'aShH VKL MBYN LShM'y BYVM 'aChD LChDSh HShBY'yY.

Latin Vulgate
8:2 adtulit ergo Ezras sacerdos legem coram multitudine virorum et mulierum cunctisque qui poterant intellegere in die prima mensis septimi

King James Version
8:2 And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.

American Standard Version
8:2 And Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly, both men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.

Bible in Basic English
8:2 And Ezra the priest put the law before the meeting of the people, before the men and women and all those who were able to take it in, on the first day of the seventh month.

Darby's English Translation
8:2 And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation, both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, on the first day of the seventh month.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:2 Then Esdras the priest brought the law before the multitude of men and women, and all those that could understand, in the first day of the seventh month.

Noah Webster Bible
8:2 And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.

World English Bible
8:2 Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly, both men and women, and all who could hear with understanding, on the first day of the seventh month.

Young's Literal Translation
8:2 And Ezra the priest bringeth the law before the assembly, both of men and women, and every one intelligent to hear, on the first day of the seventh month,

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Modern Hebrew
ויקרא־בו לפני
הרחוב אשר לפני
שער־המים מן־האור
עד־מחצית היום נגד
האנשים והנשים
והמבינים ואזני
כל־העם אל־ספר
התורה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:3 VYQUr'a-BV LPhNY HUrChVB 'aShUr LPhNY Sh'yUr-HMYM MN-H'aVUr 'yD-MChTShYTh HYVM NGD H'aNShYM VHNShYM VHMBYNYM V'aZNY KL-H'yM 'aL-SPhUr HThVUrH.

Latin Vulgate
8:3 et legit in eo aperte in platea quae erat ante portam Aquarum de mane usque ad mediam diem in conspectu virorum et mulierum et sapientium et aures omnis populi erant erectae ad librum

King James Version
8:3 And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

American Standard Version
8:3 And he read therein before the broad place that was before the water gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women, and of those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

Bible in Basic English
8:3 He was reading it in the wide place in front of the water-doorway, from early morning till the middle of the day, in the hearing of all those men and women whose minds were able to take it in; and the ears of all the people were open to the book of the law.

Darby's English Translation
8:3 And he read in it before the open place that was before the water-gate from the morning until midday, in presence of the men and the women, and those that could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:3 And he read it plainly in the street that was before the water gate, from the morning until midday, before the men, and the women, and all those that could understand: and the ears of all the people were attentive to the book.

Noah Webster Bible
8:3 And he read therein before the street that was before the water-gate from the morning until mid-day, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

World English Bible
8:3 He read therein before the broad place that was before the water gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women, and of those who could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

Young's Literal Translation
8:3 and he readeth in it before the broad place that is before the water-gate, from the light till the middle of the day, over-against the men, and the women, and those intelligent, and the ears of all the people are unto the book of the law.

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Modern Hebrew
ויעמד עזרא הספר
על־מגדל־עץ אשר
עשו לדבר ויעמד
אצלו מתתיה ושמע
ועניה ואוריה
וחלקיה ומעשיה
על־ימינו ומשמאלו
פדיה ומישאל
ומלכיה וחשם
וחשבדנה זכריה
משלם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:4 VY'yMD 'yZUr'a HSPhUr 'yL-MGDL-'yTSh 'aShUr 'yShV LDBUr VY'yMD 'aTShLV MThThYH VShM'y V'yNYH V'aVUrYH VChLQYH VM'yShYH 'yL-YMYNV VMShM'aLV PhDYH VMYSh'aL VMLKYH VChShM VChShBDNH ZKUrYH MShLM.

Latin Vulgate
8:4 stetit autem Ezras scriba super gradum ligneum quem fecerat ad loquendum et steterunt iuxta eum Matthathia et Sema et Ania et Uria et Helcia et Maasia ad dextram eius et ad sinistram Phadaia Misahel et Melchia et Asum et Asephdana Zaccharia et Mosollam

King James Version
8:4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.

American Standard Version
8:4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Uriah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchijah, and Hashum, and Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.

Bible in Basic English
8:4 And Ezra the scribe took his place on a tower of wood which they had made for the purpose; and by his side were placed Mattithiah and Shema and Anaiah and Uriah and Hilkiah and Maaseiah on the right; and on the left, Pedaiah and Mishael and Malchijah and Hashum and Hashbaddanah, Zechariah and Meshullam.

Darby's English Translation
8:4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon a high stage of wood, which they had made for the purpose. And beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkijah, and Maaseiah on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchijah, and Hashum, and Hashbaddana, Zechariah, Meshullam.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:4 And Esdras the scribe stood upon a step of wood, which he had made to speak upon, and there stood by him Mathathias, and Semeia, and Ania, and Uria, and Helcia, and Maasia, on his right hand: and on the left, Phadaia, Misael, and Melchia, and Hasum, and Hasbadana, Zacharia and Mosollam.

Noah Webster Bible
8:4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.

World English Bible
8:4 Ezra the scribe stood on a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Uriah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchijah, and Hashum, and Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.

Young's Literal Translation
8:4 And Ezra the scribe standeth on a tower of wood that they made for the purpose, and Mattithiah standeth near him, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right; and on his left Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchijah, and Hashum, and Hashbaddana, Zechariah, Meshullam.

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Modern Hebrew
ויפתח עזרא הספר
לעיני כל־העם
כי־מעל כל־העם היה
וכפתחו עמדו כל־
העם׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
8:5 VYPhThCh 'yZUr'a HSPhUr L'yYNY KL-H'yM KY-M'yL KL-H'yM HYH VKPhThChV 'yMDV KL- H'yM.

Latin Vulgate
8:5 et aperuit Ezras librum coram omni populo super universum quippe populum eminebat et cum aperuisset eum stetit omnis populus

King James Version
8:5 And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

American Standard Version
8:5 And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

Bible in Basic English
8:5 And Ezra took the book, opening it before the eyes of all the people (for he was higher than the people); and when it was open, all the people got to their feet:

Darby's English Translation
8:5 And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, for he was above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:5 And Esdras opened the book before all the people: for he was above all the people: and when he had opened it, all the people stood.

Noah Webster Bible
8:5 And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

World English Bible
8:5 Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

Young's Literal Translation
8:5 And Ezra openeth the book before the eyes of all the people -- for above all the people he hath been -- and at his opening it all the people have stood up,

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Modern Hebrew
ויברך עזרא
את־יהוה האלהים
הגדול ויענו
כל־העם אמן אמן
במעל ידיהם ויקדו
וישתחו ליהוה אפים
ארצה׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
8:6 VYBUrK 'yZUr'a 'aTh-YHVH H'aLHYM HGDVL VY'yNV KL-H'yM 'aMN 'aMN BM'yL YDYHM VYQDV VYShThChV LYHVH 'aPhYM 'aUrTShH.

Latin Vulgate
8:6 et benedixit Ezras Domino Deo magno et respondit omnis populus amen amen elevans manus suas et incurvati sunt et adoraverunt Deum proni in terram

King James Version
8:6 And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped the LORD with their faces to the ground.

American Standard Version
8:6 and Ezra blessed Jehovah, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with the lifting up of their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped Jehovah with their faces to the ground.

Bible in Basic English
8:6 And Ezra gave praise to the Lord, the great God. And all the people in answer said, So be it, so be it; lifting up their hands; and with bent heads they gave worship to the Lord, going down on their faces to the earth.

Darby's English Translation
8:6 And Ezra blessed Jehovah, the great God; and all the people answered, Amen, Amen! with lifting up of their hands; and they bowed their heads, and worshipped Jehovah with their faces to the ground.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:6 And Esdras blessed the Lord the great God: and all the people answered, Amen, amen: lifting up their hands: and they bowed down, and adored God with their faces to the ground.

Noah Webster Bible
8:6 And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshiped the LORD with their faces to the ground.

World English Bible
8:6 and Ezra blessed Yahweh, the great God. All the people answered, Amen, Amen, with the lifting up of their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped Yahweh with their faces to the ground.

Young's Literal Translation
8:6 and Ezra blesseth Jehovah, the great God, and all the people answer, `Amen, Amen,` with lifting up of their hands, and they bow and do obeisance to Jehovah -- faces to the earth.

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Modern Hebrew
וישוע ובני ושרביה
ימין עקוב שבתי
הודיה מעשיה קליטא
עזריה יוזבד חנן
פלאיה והלוים
מבינים את־העם
לתורה והעם
על־עמדם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:7 VYShV'y VBNY VShUrBYH YMYN 'yQVB ShBThY HVDYH M'yShYH QLYT'a 'yZUrYH YVZBD ChNN PhL'aYH VHLVYM MBYNYM 'aTh-H'yM LThVUrH VH'yM 'yL-'yMDM.

Latin Vulgate
8:7 porro Hiesue et Baani et Serebia Iamin Accub Septhai Odia Maasia Celita Azarias Iozabed Anam Phalaia Levitae silentium faciebant in populo ad audiendam legem populus autem stabat in gradu suo

King James Version
8:7 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.

American Standard Version
8:7 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.

Bible in Basic English
8:7 And Jeshua and Bani and Sherebiah and Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites made the law clear to the people: and the people kept in their places.

Darby's English Translation
8:7 And Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law; and the people stood in their place.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:7 Now Josue, and Bani, and Serebia, Jamin, Accub, Sephtai, Odia, Maasia, Celtia, Azarias, Jozabed, Hanan, Phalaia, the Levites, made silence among the people to hear the law: end the people stood in their place.

Noah Webster Bible
8:7 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.

World English Bible
8:7 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.

Young's Literal Translation
8:7 And Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, giving the people understanding in the law, and the people, are on their station,

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Modern Hebrew
ויקראו בספר בתורת
האלהים מפרש ושום
שכל ויבינו במקרא׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
8:8 VYQUr'aV BSPhUr BThVUrTh H'aLHYM MPhUrSh VShVM ShKL VYBYNV BMQUr'a.

Latin Vulgate
8:8 et legerunt in libro legis Dei distincte et adposite ad intellegendum et intellexerunt cum legeretur

King James Version
8:8 So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.

American Standard Version
8:8 And they read in the book, in the law of God, distinctly; and they gave the sense, so that they understood the reading.

Bible in Basic English
8:8 And they gave out the words of the book the law of God, clearly, and gave the sense of it, so that their minds were able to take it in.

Darby's English Translation
8:8 And they read in the law of God distinctly out of the book, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:8 And they read in the book of the law of God distinctly and plainly to be understood: and they understood when it was read.

Noah Webster Bible
8:8 So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.

World English Bible
8:8 They read in the book, in the law of God, distinctly; and they gave the sense, so that they understood the reading.

Young's Literal Translation
8:8 and they read in the book, in the law of God, explaining -- so as to give the meaning, and they give understanding to the convocation.

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Modern Hebrew
ויאמר נחמיה הוא
התרשתא ועזרא הכהן
הספר והלוים
המבינים את־העם
לכל־העם היום
קדש־הוא ליהוה
אלהיכם אל־תתאבלו
ואל־תבכו כי בוכים
כל־העם כשמעם
את־דברי התורה׃

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Hebrew Transliterated
8:9 VY'aMUr NChMYH HV'a HThUrShTh'a V'yZUr'a HKHN HSPhUr VHLVYM HMBYNYM 'aTh-H'yM LKL-H'yM HYVM QDSh-HV'a LYHVH 'aLHYKM 'aL-ThTh'aBLV V'aL-ThBKV KY BVKYM KL-H'yM KShM'yM 'aTh-DBUrY HThVUrH.

Latin Vulgate
8:9 dixit autem Neemias ipse est Athersatha et Ezras sacerdos scriba et Levitae interpretantes universo populo dies sanctificatus est Domino Deo nostro nolite lugere et nolite flere flebat enim omnis populus cum audiret verba legis

King James Version
8:9 And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto the LORD your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

American Standard Version
8:9 And Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto Jehovah your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

Bible in Basic English
8:9 And Nehemiah, who was the Tirshatha, and Ezra, the priest and scribe, and the Levites who were the teachers of the people, said to all the people, This day is holy to the Lord your God; let there be no sorrow or weeping; for all the people were weeping on hearing the words of the law.

Darby's English Translation
8:9 And Nehemiah, that is, the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that explained to the people, said to all the people, This day is holy to Jehovah your God: mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept when they heard the words of the law.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:9 And Nehemias (he is Athersatha) and Esdras the priest and scribe, and the Levites who interpreted to all the people, said: This is a holy day to the Lord our God: do not mourn, nor weep: for all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

Noah Webster Bible
8:9 And Nehemiah, who is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest, the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said to all the people, This day is holy to the LORD your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

World English Bible
8:9 Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites who taught the people, said to all the people, This day is holy to Yahweh your God; don`t mourn, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

Young's Literal Translation
8:9 And Nehemiah -- he is the Tirshatha -- saith (and Ezra the priest, the scribe, and the Levites who are instructing the people) to all the people, `To-day is holy to Jehovah your God, do not mourn, nor weep:` for all the people are weeping at their hearing the words of the law.

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Modern Hebrew
ויאמר להם לכו
אכלו משמנים ושתו
ממתקים ושלחו מנות
לאין נכון לו
כי־קדוש היום
לאדנינו ואל־תעצבו
כי־חדות יהוה היא
מעזכם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:10 VY'aMUr LHM LKV 'aKLV MShMNYM VShThV MMThQYM VShLChV MNVTh L'aYN NKVN LV KY-QDVSh HYVM L'aDNYNV V'aL-Th'yTShBV KY-ChDVTh YHVH HY'a M'yZKM.

Latin Vulgate
8:10 et dixit eis ite comedite pinguia et bibite mulsum et mittite partes ei qui non praeparavit sibi quia sanctus dies Domini est et nolite contristari gaudium enim Domini est fortitudo nostra

King James Version
8:10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

American Standard Version
8:10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto him for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye grieved; for the joy of Jehovah is your strength.

Bible in Basic English
8:10 Then he said to them, Go away now, and take the fat for your food and the sweet for your drink, and send some to him for whom nothing is made ready: for this day is holy to our Lord: and let there be no grief in your hearts; for the joy of the Lord is your strong place.

Darby's English Translation
8:10 And he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to them for whom nothing is prepared; for the day is holy to our Lord; and be not grieved, for the joy of Jehovah is your strength.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:10 And he said to them: Go, eat fat meats, and drink sweet wine, and send portions to them that have not prepared for themselves: because it is the holy day of the Lord, and be not sad: for the joy of the Lord is our strength.

Noah Webster Bible
8:10 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy to our Lord: neither be ye sad; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

World English Bible
8:10 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord: neither be you grieved; for the joy of Yahweh is your strength.

Young's Literal Translation
8:10 And he saith to them, `Go, eat fat things, and drink sweet things, and sent portions to him for whom nothing is prepared, for to-day is holy to our Lord, and be not grieved, for the joy of Jehovah is your strength.`

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Modern Hebrew
והלוים מחשים
לכל־העם לאמר הסו
כי היום קדש
ואל־תעצבו׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:11 VHLVYM MChShYM LKL-H'yM L'aMUr HSV KY HYVM QDSh V'aL-Th'yTShBV.

Latin Vulgate
8:11 Levitae autem silentium faciebant in omni populo dicentes tacete quia dies sanctus est et nolite dolere

King James Version
8:11 So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.

American Standard Version
8:11 So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.

Bible in Basic English
8:11 So the Levites made all the people quiet, saying, Be quiet, for the day is holy; and do not give way to grief.

Darby's English Translation
8:11 And the Levites quieted all the people, saying, Be still! for the day is holy; neither be grieved.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:11 And the Levites stilled all the people, saying: Hold your peace, for the day is holy, and be not sorrowful.

Noah Webster Bible
8:11 So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.

World English Bible
8:11 So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be you grieved.

Young's Literal Translation
8:11 And the Levites are keeping all the people silent, saying, `Be silent, for to-day is holy, and be not grieved.`

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Modern Hebrew
וילכו כל־העם לאכל
ולשתות ולשלח מנות
ולעשות שמחה גדולה
כי הבינו בדברים
אשר הודיעו להם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:12 VYLKV KL-H'yM L'aKL VLShThVTh VLShLCh MNVTh VL'yShVTh ShMChH GDVLH KY HBYNV BDBUrYM 'aShUr HVDY'yV LHM.

Latin Vulgate
8:12 abiit itaque omnis populus ut comederet et biberet et mitteret partes et faceret laetitiam magnam quia intellexerant verba quae docuerat eos

King James Version
8:12 And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

American Standard Version
8:12 And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

Bible in Basic English
8:12 And all the people went away to take food and drink, and to send food to others, and to be glad, because the words which were said to them had been made clear.

Darby's English Translation
8:12 And all the people went their way, to eat and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing. For they had understood the words that were declared to them.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:12 So all the people went to eat and drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth: because they understood the words that he had taught them.

Noah Webster Bible
8:12 And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared to them.

World English Bible
8:12 All the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared to them.

Young's Literal Translation
8:12 And all the people go to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great joy, because they have understood concerning the words that they made known to them.

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Modern Hebrew
וביום השני נאספו
ראשי האבות
לכל־העם הכהנים
והלוים אל־עזרא
הספר ולהשכיל
אל־דברי התורה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:13 VBYVM HShNY N'aSPhV Ur'aShY H'aBVTh LKL-H'yM HKHNYM VHLVYM 'aL-'yZUr'a HSPhUr VLHShKYL 'aL-DBUrY HThVUrH.

Latin Vulgate
8:13 et in die secundo congregati sunt principes familiarum universi populi sacerdotes et Levitae ad Ezram scribam ut interpretaretur eis verba legis

King James Version
8:13 And on the second day were gathered together the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words of the law.

American Standard Version
8:13 And on the second day were gathered together the heads of fathers` houses of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to give attention to the words of the law.

Bible in Basic English
8:13 And on the second day the heads of families of all the people and the priests and the Levites came together to Ezra the scribe, to give attention to the words of the law.

Darby's English Translation
8:13 And on the second day were gathered together the chief fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, to Ezra the scribe, even to gain wisdom as to the words of the law.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:13 And on the second day the chiefs of the families of all the people, the priests, and the Levites were gathered together to Esdras the scribe, that he should interpret to them the words of the law.

Noah Webster Bible
8:13 And on the second day were assembled the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, to Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words of the law.

World English Bible
8:13 On the second day were gathered together the heads of fathers` houses of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, to Ezra the scribe, even to give attention to the words of the law.

Young's Literal Translation
8:13 And on the second day have been gathered heads of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to act wisely concerning the words of the law.

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Modern Hebrew
וימצאו כתוב בתורה
אשר צוה יהוה
ביד־משה אשר ישבו
בני־ישראל בסכות
בחג בחדש השביעי׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:14 VYMTSh'aV KThVB BThVUrH 'aShUr TShVH YHVH BYD-MShH 'aShUr YShBV BNY-YShUr'aL BSKVTh BChG BChDSh HShBY'yY.

Latin Vulgate
8:14 et invenerunt scriptum in lege praecepisse Dominum in manu Mosi ut habitent filii Israhel in tabernaculis in die sollemni mense septimo

King James Version
8:14 And they found written in the law which the LORD had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths in the feast of the seventh month:

American Standard Version
8:14 And they found written in the law, how that Jehovah had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths in the feast of the seventh month;

Bible in Basic English
8:14 And they saw that it was recorded in the law that the Lord had given orders by Moses, that the children of Israel were to have tents for their living-places in the feast of the seventh month:

Darby's English Translation
8:14 And they found written in the law which Jehovah had commanded through Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths in the feast of the seventh month,

Douay Rheims Bible
8:14 And they found written in the law, that the Lord had commanded by the hand of Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in tabernacles, on the feast, in the seventh month:

Noah Webster Bible
8:14 And they found written in the law which the LORD had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths in the feast of the seventh month:

World English Bible
8:14 They found written in the law, how that Yahweh had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths in the feast of the seventh month;

Young's Literal Translation
8:14 And they find written in the law that Jehovah commanded by the hand of Moses, that the sons of Israel dwell in booths in the feast, in the seventh month,

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Modern Hebrew
ואשר ישמיעו
ויעבירו קול
בכל־עריהם
ובירושלם לאמר צאו
ההר והביאו
עלי־זית ועלי־עץ
שמן ועלי הדס ועלי
תמרים ועלי עץ עבת
לעשת סכת ככתוב׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:15 V'aShUr YShMY'yV VY'yBYUrV QVL BKL-'yUrYHM VBYUrVShLM L'aMUr TSh'aV HHUr VHBY'aV 'yLY-ZYTh V'yLY-'yTSh ShMN V'yLY HDS V'yLY ThMUrYM V'yLY 'yTSh 'yBTh L'yShTh SKTh KKThVB.

Latin Vulgate
8:15 et ut praedicent et divulgent vocem in universis urbibus suis et in Hierusalem dicentes egredimini in montem et adferte frondes olivae et frondes ligni pulcherrimi frondes myrti et ramos palmarum et frondes ligni nemorosi ut fiant tabernacula sicut scriptum est

King James Version
8:15 And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.

American Standard Version
8:15 and that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and branches of wild olive, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.

Bible in Basic English
8:15 And that they were to give out an order, and make it public in all their towns and in Jerusalem, saying, Go out to the mountain and get olive branches and branches of field olives and of myrtle, and palm branches and branches of thick trees, to make tents, as it says in the book.

Darby's English Translation
8:15 and that they should publish and proclaim through all their cities, and at Jerusalem, saying, Go forth to the mount, and fetch olive-branches, and wild olive-branches, and myrtle-branches, and palm-branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:15 And that they should proclaim and publish the word in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying: Go forth to the mount, and fetch branches of olive, and branches of beautiful wood, branches of myrtle, and branches of palm, and branches of thick trees, to make tabernacles, as it is written.

Noah Webster Bible
8:15 And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth to the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.

World English Bible
8:15 and that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth to the mountain, and get olive branches, and branches of wild olive, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written.

Young's Literal Translation
8:15 and that they proclaim and cause to pass over all their cities, (and in Jerusalem,) saying, `Go ye out to the mount, and bring leaves of the olive, and leaves of the oil tree, and leaves of the myrtle, and leaves of the palms, and leaves of thick trees, to make booths as it is written.`

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Modern Hebrew
ויצאו העם ויביאו
ויעשו להם סכות
איש על־גגו
ובחצרתיהם ובחצרות
בית האלהים וברחוב
שער המים וברחוב
שער אפרים׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:16 VYTSh'aV H'yM VYBY'aV VY'yShV LHM SKVTh 'aYSh 'yL-GGV VBChTShUrThYHM VBChTShUrVTh BYTh H'aLHYM VBUrChVB Sh'yUr HMYM VBUrChVB Sh'yUr 'aPhUrYM.

Latin Vulgate
8:16 et egressus est populus et adtulerunt feceruntque sibi tabernacula unusquisque in domate suo et in atriis suis et in atriis domus Dei et in platea portae Aquarum et in platea portae Ephraim

King James Version
8:16 So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.

American Standard Version
8:16 So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the broad place of the water gate, and in the broad place of the gate of Ephraim.

Bible in Basic English
8:16 And the people went out and got them and made themselves tents, every one on the roof of his house, and in the open spaces and in the open squares of the house of God, and in the wide place of the water-doorway, and the wide place of the doorway of Ephraim.

Darby's English Translation
8:16 And the people went forth and brought them, and made themselves booths, everyone upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the open space of the water-gate, and in the open space of the gate of Ephraim.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:16 And the people went forth, and brought. And they made themselves tabernacles every man on the top of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.

Noah Webster Bible
8:16 So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water-gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.

World English Bible
8:16 So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, everyone on the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the broad place of the water gate, and in the broad place of the gate of Ephraim.

Young's Literal Translation
8:16 And the people go out, and bring in, and make for themselves booths, each on his roof, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the broad place of the water-gate, and in the broad place of the gate of Ephraim.

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Modern Hebrew
ויעשו כל־הקהל
השבים מן־השבי
סכות וישבו בסכות
כי לא־עשו מימי
ישוע בן־נון כן
בני ישראל עד היום
ההוא ותהי שמחה
גדולה מאד׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
8:17 VY'yShV KL-HQHL HShBYM MN-HShBY SKVTh VYShBV BSKVTh KY L'a-'yShV MYMY YShV'y BN-NVN KN BNY YShUr'aL 'yD HYVM HHV'a VThHY ShMChH GDVLH M'aD.

Latin Vulgate
8:17 fecit ergo universa ecclesia eorum qui redierant de captivitate tabernacula et habitaverunt in tabernaculis non enim fecerant a diebus Iosue filii Nun taliter filii Israhel usque ad diem illum et fuit laetitia magna nimis

King James Version
8:17 And all the congregation of them that were come again out of the captivity made booths, and sat under the booths: for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun unto that day had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness.

American Standard Version
8:17 And all the assembly of them that were come again out of the captivity made booths, and dwelt in the booths; for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun unto that day had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness.

Bible in Basic English
8:17 All the people who had been prisoners and had come back, made tents and were living in them: for from the time of Jeshua, the son of Nun, till that day, the children of Israel had not done so. And there was very great joy.

Darby's English Translation
8:17 And all the congregation of them that had come back from the captivity made booths, and dwelt in the booths. For since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun until that day had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:17 And all the assembly of them that were returned from the captivity, made tabernacles, and dwelt in tabernacles: for since the days of Josue the son of Nun the children of Israel had not done so, until that day: and there was exceeding great joy.

Noah Webster Bible
8:17 And all the congregation of them that had returned from the captivity made booths, and sat under the booths: for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun to that day, had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness.

World English Bible
8:17 All the assembly of those who were come again out of the captivity made booths, and lived in the booths; for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun to that day the children of Israel had not done so. There was very great gladness.

Young's Literal Translation
8:17 And they make -- all the assembly of the captives of the captivity -- booths, and they sit in booths; for the sons of Israel had not done, from the days of Jeshua son of Nun, so unto that day, and there is very great joy.

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Modern Hebrew
ויקרא בספר תורת
האלהים יום ביום
מן־היום הראשון עד
היום האחרון
ויעשו־חג שבעת
ימים וביום השמיני
עצרת כמשפט׃

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8:18 VYQUr'a BSPhUr ThVUrTh H'aLHYM YVM BYVM MN-HYVM HUr'aShVN 'yD HYVM H'aChUrVN VY'yShV-ChG ShB'yTh YMYM VBYVM HShMYNY 'yTShUrTh KMShPhT.

Latin Vulgate
8:18 legit autem in libro legis Dei per dies singulos a die primo usque ad diem novissimum et fecerunt sollemnitatem septem diebus et in die octavo collectum iuxta ritum

King James Version
8:18 Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according unto the manner.

American Standard Version
8:18 Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according unto the ordinance.

Bible in Basic English
8:18 And day by day, from the first day till the last, he was reading from the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast for seven days: and on the eighth day there was a holy meeting, as it is ordered in the law.

Darby's English Translation
8:18 Also day by day, from the first day to the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they observed the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according to the ordinance.

Douay Rheims Bible
8:18 And he read in the book of the law of God day by day, from the first day till the last, and they kept the solemnity seven days, and in the eighth day a solemn assembly according to the manner.

Noah Webster Bible
8:18 Also day by day, from the first day to the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according to the manner.

World English Bible
8:18 Also day by day, from the first day to the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. They kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according to the ordinance.

Young's Literal Translation
8:18 And he readeth in the book of the law of God day by day, from the first day till the last day, and they make a feast seven days, and on the eighth day a restraint, according to the ordinance.

Nehemiah 9

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