1 G2532 And G5348 [4arrived G3588 G3376 3month G3588 1the G1442 2seventh], G2532 and G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Israel G1722 were in G4172 their cities. G1473 G2532 And G4863 [4gathered together G3956 1all G3588 2the G2992 3people] G5613 as G435 [2man G1520 1one] G1519 into G3588 the G4114 wide place G3588 G1715 in front of G4439 [3gate G3588 1the G5204 2water]. G2532 And G2036 they told G3588 G* Ezra G3588 the G1122 scribe G5342 to bring G3588 the G975 scroll G3551 of the law G* of Moses, G3739 which G1781 the lord gave charge G2962 G3588 to G* Israel.
2 G2532 And G5342 [4brought G* 1Ezra G3588 2the G2409 3priest] G3588 the G3551 law G1799 before G3588 the G1577 assembly, G575 from G435 man G2193 unto G1135 woman, G2532 and G3956 all G3588 the G4920 ones perceiving G191 to hear, G1722 on G2250 day G1520 one G3588 of the G3376 [2month G3588 G1442 1seventh].
3 G2532 And G314 he read G1722 in G1473 it G561 before G3588 the G4113 square G3588 of the one G1715 before G3588 the G4439 gate G3588 of the G5204 waters, G575 from G3588 the G5610 hour G3588 of the G1314.2 illuminating G3588 by the G2246 sun G2193 until G3322 the middle G3588 of the G2250 day, G561 before G435 men G2532 and G1135 women. G2532 And G1473 they G4920 were perceiving, G2532 even G3775 all the ears G3956 G3588 of the G2992 people, G1519 to G3588 the G975 scroll G3588 of the G3551 law.
4 G2532 And G2476 [4stood G* 1Ezra G3588 2the G1122 3scribe] G1909 upon G968 [2rostrum G3585 1 the wooden], G3588 the one G4160 he made G1519 for G3588 G1215 delivering a public address. G2532 And G2476 stood G2192 next to G1473 him, G* Mattithiah, G2532 and G* Shema, G2532 and G* Anaiah, G2532 and G* Uriah, G2532 and G* Hilkiah, G2532 and G* Maaseiah G1537 at G1188 his right. G1473 G2532 And G1537 at G2176 the left, G* Pedaiah, G2532 and G* Mishael, G2532 and G* Malchiah, G2532 and G* Hashum, G2532 and G* Hashbadana, G2532 and G* Zechariah, G2532 and G* Meshullam.
5 G2532 And G455 Ezra opened G* G3588 the G975 scroll G1799 before G3956 all G3588 the G2992 people, G3754 for G1473 he G1510.7.3 was G1883 above G3588 the G2992 people. G2532 And G1096 it came to pass G2259 when G455 he opened G1473 it, G2476 [4stood G3956 1all G3588 2the G2992 3people].
6 G2532 And G2127 Ezra blessed G* G2962 the lord, G3588 the G2316 [2God G3588 G3173 1great]. G2532 And G611 [4answered G3956 1all G3588 2the G2992 3people], G2532 and G2036 said, G281 Amen, G281 amen, G1869 lifting up G3588 G5495 their hands; G1473 G2532 and G2955 they bowed G2532 and G4352 did obeisance G3588 to the G2962 lord G1909 with G4383 their face G1909 upon G3588 the G1093 ground.
7 G2532 And G* Joshua, G2532 and G* Bani, G2532 and G* Sherebiah, G2532 G* Jamin, G2532 and G* Akkub, G2532 G* Shabbethai, G2532 and G* Hodijah, G2532 and G* Maaseiah, G2532 and G* Kelita, G2532 and G* Azariah, G2532 and G* Jozabad G* and G* Hanan, G2532 and G* Pelaiah, G2532 and G3588 the G* Levites, G1510.7.6 were G4907.3 bringing understanding to G3588 the G2992 people G1519 in G3588 the G3551 law. G2532 And G3588 the G2992 people G1722 were at G3588 G4714 their station. G1473
8 G2532 And G314 they read G1722 in G3588 the G975 scroll G3588 G3551 of the law G3588 G2316 of God; G2532 and G1321 Ezra taught G* G2532 and G1291 gave orders G1722 in G1989.1 a higher knowledge G2962 of the lord, G2532 and G4920 [3perceived G3588 1the G2992 2people] G1722 in G3588 the G320 reading.
9 G2532 And G2036 Nehemiah spoke, G* G3739 who G1510.2.3 is G* the Artasastha, G2532 and G* Ezra G3588 the G2409 priest G2532 and G1122 scribe, G2532 and G3588 the G* Levites, G3588 the ones G4907.3 bringing understanding to G3588 the G2992 people. G2532 And G2036 they said G3956 to all G3588 the G2992 people, G2250 [3day G39 2a holy G1510.2.3 1It is] G3588 to the G2962 lord G2316 our God, G1473 G3361 do not G3996 mourn G3366 nor G2799 weep! G3754 for G2799 [4wept G3956 1all G3588 2the G2992 3people] G5613 as G191 they heard G3588 the G3056 words G3588 of the G3551 law.
10 G2532 And G2036 he said G1473 to them, G4198 Go G2532 and G2068 eat G3045.1 fatness, G2532 and G4095 drink G1098.3 sweetness, G2532 and G649 send G3310 portions G3588 to the G3361 ones not G2192 having! G3754 for G39 [4holy G1510.2.3 3is G3588 1the G2250 2day] G3588 to the G2962 lord G2316 our God. G1473 G2532 And G3361 do not G1276.3 faint! G3754 for G3588 the G5479 joy G2962 of the lord, G3778 this G1510.2.3 is G2479 our strength. G1473
11 G2532 And G3588 the G* Levites G2678.2 quelled G3956 all G3588 the G2992 people, G3004 saying, G4623 Keep silent, G3754 for G2250 the day G39 is holy, G2532 and G3361 do not G2667 fall down!
12 G2532 And G565 [4went forth G3956 1all G3588 2the G2992 3people] G2068 to eat, G2532 and G4095 to drink, G2532 and G649 to send G3310 portions, G2532 and G4160 to make G2167 [2gladness G3173 1great]; G3754 for G4920 they perceived G1722 G3588 the G3056 words G3739 which G1107 he made known G1473 to them.
13 G2532 And G1722 on G3588 the G2250 [2day G3588 G1208 1second] G4863 [5gathered together G3588 1the G758 2rulers G3588 3of the G3965 4families] G3588 with all the G3956 G2992 people, G3588 and the G2409 priests, G2532 and G3588 the G* Levites, G4314 to G* Ezra G3588 the G1122 scribe, G2186 to attend G4314 to G3956 all G3588 the G3056 words G3588 of the G3551 law.
14 G2532 And G2147 they found G1125 written G1722 in G3588 the G3551 law G3739 which G1781 the lord gave charge G2962 G3588 to G* Moses, G3704 that G2730 [4should dwell G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Israel] G1722 in G4633 tents G1722 in G1859 the holiday G1722 in G3376 [3month G3588 1the G1442 2seventh];
15 G2532 and G3704 that G4591 they should signify G1722 with G4536 trumpets G1722 in G3956 all G3588 G4172 their cities, G1473 G2532 and G1722 in G* Jerusalem. G2532 And G2036 Ezra said, G* G1831 Go forth G1519 unto G3588 the G3735 mountain, G2532 and G5342 bring G5444 [2leaves G1636 1olive], G2532 and G5444 leaves G3586 [2trees G2952.6 1of cypress], G2532 and G5444 leaves G3464.1 of a myrtle tree, G2532 and G5444 leaves G5404 of palms, G2532 and G5444 leaves G3586 [2tree G1160.3 1of the bushy]! G4160 to make G4633 tents G2596 according to G3588 the G1125 writing.
16 G2532 And G1831 [3went forth G3588 1the G2992 2people], G2532 and G5342 brought, G2532 and G4160 they made G1438 for themselves G4633 tents, G435 each man G1909 upon G3588 G1430 his roof, G1473 G2532 and G1722 in G3588 G833 their courtyards, G1473 G2532 and G1722 in G3588 the G833 courtyards G3624 of the house G3588 G2316 of God, G2532 and G1722 in G4113 the squares G3588 of the G4439 gate G3588 of the G5204 waters, G2532 and G1722 in G3588 the G4113 squares G3588 of the G4439 gate G* of Ephraim.
17 G2532 And G4160 [9made G3956 1all G3588 2the G1577 3assembly G3588 4of the G1994 5ones returning G575 6from G3588 7the G161 8captivity] G4633 tents, G2532 and G2523 they stayed G1722 in G4633 tents; G3754 for G3756 [4did not G4160 5do G575 7from G2250 8 the days G* 9of Joshua G5207 10son G* 11of Nun G3779 6thus G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Israel] G2193 until G3588 G2250 that day. G1565 G2532 And G1096 there became G2167 [2gladness G3173 1a great] -- G4970 exceedingly much.
18 G2532 And G314 he read G1722 in G975 the scroll G3551 of the law G3588 G2316 of God G2250 day G1722 by G2250 day; G575 from G3588 the G2250 [2day G3588 G4413 1first] G2193 until G3588 the G2250 [2day G3588 G2078 1last]. G2532 And G4160 they observed G1859 the holiday G2033 seven G2250 days, G2532 and G3588 the G2250 [2day G3588 G3590 1eighth] G1840.5 was a holiday recess, G2596 according to G3588 the G2917 distinguishing manner.