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Nehemiah 7:73-8:1 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

73 Now the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, some of the people, the temple servants, and all Israel lived in their cities.

And when the seventh month came, the sons of Israel were in their cities.

Ezra Reads the Law

And all the people gathered as one person at the public square which was in front of the Water Gate, and they [a]asked Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses which the Lord had [b]given to Israel.

Footnotes:

  1. Nehemiah 8:1 Lit said to
  2. Nehemiah 8:1 Lit commanded
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Nehemiah 7:73-8:1 New International Version (NIV)

73 The priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the musicians and the temple servants, along with certain of the people and the rest of the Israelites, settled in their own towns.

Ezra Reads the Law

When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns, all the people came together as one in the square before the Water Gate. They told Ezra the teacher of the Law to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the Lord had commanded for Israel.

New International Version (NIV)

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