Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

On the second day, the family leaders of all the people, along with the priests and Levites, assembled before Ezra the scribe to study the words of the law.

New American Standard Bible

Then on the second day the heads of fathers' households of all the people, the priests and the Levites were gathered to Ezra the scribe that they might gain insight into the words of the law.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

The next day, the heads of the families of all the people were gathered together, along with the priests and the descendants of Levi, to meet with Ezra the scribe in order to understand the words of the Law.

A Conservative Version

And on the second day were gathered together the heads of fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, to Ezra the scribe, even to give attention to the words of the law.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

On the second day, all the heads of fathers' houses, with the priests and Levites, gathered to Ezra the scribe to study and understand the words of divine instruction.

Bible in Basic English

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 Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And on the next day the princes of the families of all the people, the priests, and the Levites were gathered together unto Ezra, the scribe, to understand the words of the law.

Julia Smith Translation

And in the second day were gathered together the heads of the fathers to all the people, the priests, the Levites, to Ezra the scribe, and to understand to the words of the law.

King James 2000

And on the second day were gathered together the heads of the fathers' houses of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words of the law.

Lexham Expanded Bible

On the second day the heads of the {families} of all the people, the priests, and the Levites gathered together to Ezra the scribe to study the words of the law.

Modern King James verseion

And on the second day the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, were gathered to Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words of the Law.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And on the next day were gathered together the chief fathers among all the people and the priests and Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, that he should teach them the words of the law.

NET Bible

On the second day of the month the family leaders met with Ezra the scribe, together with all the people, the priests, and the Levites, to consider the words of the law.

New Heart English Bible

On the second day were gathered together the heads of ancestral houses of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, to Ezra the scribe, even to give attention to the words of the law.

The Emphasized Bible

And, on the second day, were gathered together - the ancestral heads of all the people, the priests and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, - even to give attention unto the words of the law.

Webster

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

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And on the second
שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

the chief
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the fathers
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

of all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

and the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

עזרא 
`Ezra' 
Usage: 22

the words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

Context Readings

Festival Of Booths

12 Then all the people began to eat and drink, send portions, and have a great celebration, because they had understood the words that were explained to them. 13 On the second day, the family leaders of all the people, along with the priests and Levites, assembled before Ezra the scribe to study the words of the law. 14 They found written in the law how the Lord had commanded through Moses that the Israelites should dwell in booths during the festival of the seventh month.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 30:23

The whole congregation decided to observe seven more days, so they observed seven days with joy,

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, who were Levites, explained the law to the people as they stood in their places.

Proverbs 2:1-6

My son, if you accept my words
and store up my commands within you,

Proverbs 8:33-34

Listen to instruction and be wise;
don’t ignore it.

Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,
but one who hates correction is stupid.

Mark 6:33-34

but many saw them leaving and recognized them. People ran there by land from all the towns and arrived ahead of them.

Luke 19:47-48

Every day He was teaching in the temple complex. The chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people were looking for a way to destroy Him,

Luke 24:32

So they said to each other, “Weren’t our hearts ablaze within us while He was talking with us on the road and explaining the Scriptures to us?”

Acts 4:1

Now as they were speaking to the people, the priests, the commander of the temple police, and the Sadducees confronted them,

Acts 13:42

As they were leaving, the people begged that these matters be presented to them the following Sabbath.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

The Lord’s slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient,

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