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those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were
attentive unto the book of the law.
NEH 8:4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had
made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and
Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on
his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and
Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
NEH 8:5 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
NEH 8:6 And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people
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