Nehemiah 8:11

“So the Leuites stilled all the people, saying, Holde your peace, for the day is holy, neither be ye grieued.”

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Other Translations

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

So the Levites calmed all the people, saying, "Be still, for the day is holy; do not be grieved."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

And the Levites quieted all the people, saying, Be still! for the day is holy; neither be grieved.
- Darby Bible

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.
- Webster's Bible

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, "Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be grieved."
- World English Bible

And the Levites are keeping all the people silent, saying, `Be silent, for to-day [is] holy, and be not grieved.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying: 'Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Nehemiah 8

  • Lola Montgomery
    I weep at church all the time also Irene123 I love the LORD

  • BSP
    Verse 2~Worship should take place with all in the family. Both the men and the women were mentioned here and this would promote unity in the family.
  • Vickie Patterson
    Have blessed day love you
  • Irene123
    V.9 - " ... and all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law." There are a very few that will understand what I am going to say. At every church service - I weep; especially during the song/worship service, and many times during the Pastor's message. It's the sweet spirit that is there , touching everyone, but some don't respond as I do. Jesus is all there is to me.
  • Gwendolyn L Daniel
    Much of God's Word is integrity and we have to learn that
  • Irene123
    V. 5 - " ..... and all the people stood up." And Jesus stood to read from Esais (Isaiah) in Lk. 4. To stand at the reading of God's Word, to give Him respect, honor and glory; the least we can do (and so much more!!!) for what He did for us. He loves to be honored and glorified by His people, because it's what He has taught them - because He loves them; just like any father.

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