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Nehemiah 8:8

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


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Nehemiah 8:8

So they read in the booke, in the Law of God distinctly, and gaue the sense, and caused them to vnderstand the reading.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They read from the book, from the law of God, translating to give the sense so that they understood the reading.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they read in the book, in the law of God, distinctly; and they gave the sense, so that they understood the reading.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

And they read in the law of God distinctly out of the book, and gave the sense, and caused [them] to understand the reading.
- Darby Bible

So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
- Webster's Bible

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

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they read in the book, in the Law of God, distinctly; and they gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 8:8

8:8 They - Ezra and his companions successively. Sense - The meaning of the Hebrew words, which they expounded in the common language. Thy gave - So they gave them both a translation of the Hebrew words into the Chaldee, and an exposition of the things contained in them.

 


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