Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people (for he was above all the people), and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

New American Standard Bible

Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people for he was standing above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

King James Version

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

Holman Bible

Ezra opened the book in full view of all the people, since he was elevated above everyone. As he opened it, all the people stood up.

International Standard Version

Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people. Because he was visible above all the people there, as he opened it, all the people stood up.

A Conservative Version

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people (for he was above all the people), and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

American Standard Version

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

Amplified

Ezra opened the book in sight of all the people, for he was standing above them; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

Bible in Basic English

And Ezra took the book, opening it before the eyes of all the people (for he was higher than the people); and when it was open, all the people got to their feet:

Darby Translation

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, for he was above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

Julia Smith Translation

And Ezra will open the book before the eyes of all the people; for he was above all the people; and when he opened it all the people stood:

King James 2000

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, because he was above all of the people. When he opened it all the people stood up.

Modern King James verseion

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, for he was above all the people. And when he opened it, all the people stood up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Ezra opened the book before all the people, for he stood above all the people. And when he opened it, all the people stood up.

NET Bible

Ezra opened the book in plain view of all the people, for he was elevated above all the people. When he opened the book, all the people stood up.

New Heart English Bible

Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

The Emphasized Bible

And Ezra the scribe opened the book before the eyes of all the people, for, above all the people, was he, - and, when he opened it, all the people, stood up.

Webster

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

World English Bible

Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

Youngs Literal Translation

And Ezra openeth the book before the eyes of all the people -- for above all the people he hath been -- and at his opening it all the people have stood up,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עזרא 
`Ezra' 
Usage: 22

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

the book
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and when he opened
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

it, all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Context Readings

Ezra Reads The Law To The People

4 And Ezra, the scribe, stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Urijah, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchiah, Hashum, Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam. 5 And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people (for he was above all the people), and when he opened it, all the people stood up: 6 and Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, lifting up their hands; and they humbled themselves and worshipped the LORD with their faces to the ground.


Cross References

Judges 3:20

And Ehud came unto him, and he was sitting in a summer parlour, which he had for himself alone. And Ehud said, I have a word from God unto thee. Then he arose out of his seat.

1 Kings 8:14

And the king turned his face about and blessed all the congregation of Israel, and all the congregation of Israel were standing.

Luke 4:16-17

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day and stood up to read.

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