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Bible Commentaries
Ezra 9

Everett's Study Notes on the Holy ScripturesEverett's Study Notes

Verses 1-15

Ezra 9:8 And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.

Ezra 9:8 “to give us a nail in his holy place” - Comments - Of all the articles and fixtures of the Tabernacle, none was smaller and more insignificant than a simple nail. Ezra was comparing their place in the service of the Lord to a most humble position of service. Note that even the Jews saw the symbolic meanings of the pattern of the Tabernacle as is shown here in this verse.

Bibliographical Information
Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Ezra 9". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ghe/ezra-9.html. 2013.
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