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Ezra 9

Overview

Ezra 9:1, Ezra mourns for the affinity of the people with strangers; Ezra 9:5, He prays unto God, with confession of sins.

Verse 1

the princes: Ezra 10:8, Jeremiah 26:10, Jeremiah 26:16

have not separated: Ezra 6:21, Ezra 6:22, Ezra 10:10, Ezra 10:11, Exodus 33:16, Numbers 23:9, Nehemiah 9:2, Nehemiah 13:3, Isaiah 52:11, 2 Corinthians 6:14-18

doing according: Leviticus 18:3, Leviticus 18:24-30, Deuteronomy 12:30, Deuteronomy 12:31, Deuteronomy 18:9, 2 Chronicles 33:2, Psalms 106:35, Romans 2:17-25

of the Canaanites: Genesis 15:16, Genesis 15:19-21, Exodus 23:23, Deuteronomy 20:17, Deuteronomy 20:18

Ammonites: Deuteronomy 23:3-5, 1 Kings 11:1, 1 Kings 11:5-7, Nehemiah 4:3, Nehemiah 4:7, Nehemiah 13:1-3

Moabites: Numbers 25:1-3

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:2 - and they Genesis 24:37 - And my Exodus 8:26 - we shall Numbers 25:6 - weeping Deuteronomy 7:3 - General Joshua 5:1 - Canaanites Joshua 17:15 - the Perizzites Joshua 23:12 - shall make Judges 2:2 - but ye have Judges 16:1 - and went Ezra 9:11 - The land Ezra 10:18 - the sons Nehemiah 10:28 - all they Nehemiah 10:30 - General Nehemiah 13:7 - understood Ezekiel 16:3 - Hittite Ezekiel 16:44 - As is Hosea 7:8 - he hath Malachi 2:11 - and hath 1 Corinthians 7:14 - the unbelieving husband 2 Corinthians 11:29 - is weak

Verse 2

taken of their: Ezra 10:18-44, Exodus 34:16, Deuteronomy 7:1-4, Nehemiah 13:23, Nehemiah 13:24, Malachi 2:11

the holy seed: Exodus 19:6, Exodus 22:31, Deuteronomy 7:6, Deuteronomy 14:2, Isaiah 6:13, Malachi 2:15, 1 Corinthians 7:14

mingled: Genesis 6:2, Nehemiah 13:3, Nehemiah 13:23, Nehemiah 13:24, 2 Corinthians 6:14

the hand: Ezra 10:18-44, Nehemiah 13:4, Nehemiah 13:17, Nehemiah 13:28

Reciprocal: Leviticus 21:15 - profane Numbers 16:3 - all the Numbers 23:9 - shall not Deuteronomy 7:3 - General Joshua 22:15 - General Joshua 23:12 - shall make Judges 16:1 - and went Ezra 9:14 - join in Nehemiah 9:2 - the seed Nehemiah 10:28 - all they Acts 16:1 - but 1 Corinthians 5:2 - mourned

Verse 3

rent: Joshua 7:6, 2 Kings 18:37, 2 Kings 19:1, Job 1:20, Jeremiah 36:24

off: Leviticus 21:5, Nehemiah 13:25, Isaiah 15:2, Jeremiah 7:29, Jeremiah 48:37, Jeremiah 48:38, Ezekiel 7:18, Micah 1:16

sat: Nehemiah 1:4, Job 2:12, Job 2:13, Psalms 66:3, Psalms 143:4, Ezekiel 3:15, Daniel 4:19, Daniel 8:27

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:34 - General Exodus 33:4 - and no 1 Samuel 8:6 - prayed 2 Kings 22:19 - wept Nehemiah 13:8 - it grieved Psalms 119:53 - horror Isaiah 22:12 - to baldness Isaiah 36:22 - with their Joel 2:1 - let Acts 14:14 - they 2 Corinthians 12:21 - that I

Verse 4

trembled: Ezra 10:3, 2 Chronicles 34:27, Psalms 119:136, Isaiah 66:2, Ezekiel 9:4

until: Exodus 29:39, Daniel 9:21, Acts 3:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:41 - offer Numbers 28:4 - and the other Judges 20:26 - wept 1 Kings 18:36 - at the time 2 Kings 22:19 - wept Ezra 10:6 - he mourned Nehemiah 13:8 - it grieved Psalms 141:2 - the evening Jeremiah 38:17 - the God of Israel Daniel 10:2 - I Daniel Joel 2:1 - let Malachi 2:15 - That he Acts 10:30 - I was 2 Corinthians 7:15 - with

Verse 5

heaviness: or, affliction

I fell: 2 Chronicles 6:13, Psalms 95:6, Luke 22:41, Acts 21:5, Ephesians 3:14

spread: Exodus 9:29, Exodus 9:33, 1 Kings 8:22, 1 Kings 8:38, 1 Kings 8:54, Psalms 141:2, Psalms 143:6, Isaiah 1:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:41 - offer Numbers 28:4 - and the other Judges 20:26 - wept 1 Samuel 7:6 - We have sinned 1 Kings 8:33 - pray 1 Kings 18:36 - at the time 2 Kings 19:14 - spread it 2 Chronicles 6:24 - pray Song of Solomon 2:14 - that art Isaiah 37:1 - and went Ezekiel 9:8 - that I Daniel 6:10 - he kneeled Daniel 9:3 - with Daniel 9:21 - the time Daniel 10:2 - I Daniel Acts 7:60 - he kneeled Acts 10:30 - I was

Verse 6

I am ashamed: Job 40:4, Job 42:6, Jeremiah 3:3, Jeremiah 3:24, Jeremiah 3:25, Jeremiah 6:15, Jeremiah 8:12, Jeremiah 31:19, Ezekiel 16:63, Daniel 9:7, Daniel 9:8, Romans 6:21

our iniquities: Genesis 13:13, Psalms 38:4, Isaiah 1:18, Isaiah 59:12

trespass: or, guiltiness

grown up: 2 Chronicles 28:9, Luke 15:21, Revelation 18:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:27 - I have Exodus 32:31 - sinned Joshua 7:1 - committed 1 Kings 8:47 - saying 1 Kings 18:42 - put his face 2 Chronicles 6:37 - We have sinned Ezra 10:10 - to increase Nehemiah 1:6 - confess Nehemiah 9:2 - confessed Psalms 44:15 - confusion Psalms 106:6 - General Song of Solomon 2:14 - that art Song of Solomon 4:3 - thy temples Isaiah 24:5 - because Jeremiah 5:6 - because Jeremiah 14:7 - for our Jeremiah 14:20 - We acknowledge Jeremiah 30:15 - for the Jeremiah 44:3 - of their Jeremiah 51:9 - her judgment Ezekiel 14:13 - when Ezekiel 36:31 - shall ye Ezekiel 36:32 - be ashamed Daniel 9:5 - have sinned Hosea 2:5 - hath done Jonah 1:2 - for Zechariah 1:2 - Lord Matthew 18:24 - ten thousand Luke 18:13 - standing 2 Thessalonians 3:14 - that he

Verse 7

Since the days: Numbers 32:14, 2 Chronicles 29:6, 2 Chronicles 30:7, Nehemiah 9:32-34, Psalms 106:6, Psalms 106:7, Lamentations 5:7, Daniel 9:5-8, Zechariah 1:4, Zechariah 1:5, Matthew 23:30-33, Acts 7:51, Acts 7:52

for our iniquities: Leviticus 26:14-46, Deuteronomy 4:25-28, Deuteronomy 28:15-68, Deuteronomy 29:22-28, Deuteronomy 30:17-19, Deuteronomy 31:20-22, Deuteronomy 32:15-28, 1 Samuel 12:15, 1 Kings 9:6-9, Nehemiah 9:30

into the hand: 2 Kings 17:5-8, 2 Kings 18:9-12, 2 Kings 24:1-4, 2 Chronicles 36:16-19, Nehemiah 9:36, Nehemiah 9:37, Daniel 9:11-14

to confusion: Daniel 9:7, Daniel 9:8

as it is this day: Nehemiah 9:32, Jeremiah 25:18, Jeremiah 44:22

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:31 - sinned Deuteronomy 29:28 - as it is this day 1 Kings 8:47 - saying 2 Chronicles 6:37 - We have sinned 2 Chronicles 10:19 - unto this day 2 Chronicles 36:14 - all the chief 2 Chronicles 36:17 - he brought Nehemiah 1:6 - confess Nehemiah 9:2 - confessed Isaiah 24:5 - because Jeremiah 2:26 - their kings Jeremiah 3:25 - we and our Jeremiah 7:19 - the confusion Jeremiah 7:25 - the day Jeremiah 14:7 - for our Jeremiah 14:20 - We acknowledge Jeremiah 30:15 - for the Jeremiah 32:23 - but Jeremiah 32:32 - they Jeremiah 44:9 - ye forgotten Ezekiel 2:3 - rebelled Ezekiel 11:12 - General Ezekiel 23:43 - old Daniel 9:6 - our kings Hosea 2:5 - hath done Hosea 4:7 - they were Zechariah 1:2 - Lord Luke 20:22 - General

Verse 8

little space: Heb. moment

grace hath: Ezra 9:9, Nehemiah 1:11, Nehemiah 9:31, Habakkuk 3:2

a remnant: Ezra 9:14, 2 Kings 19:4, 2 Kings 19:30, 2 Kings 19:31, Isaiah 1:9, Jeremiah 42:2, Jeremiah 44:14, Ezekiel 6:8, Ezekiel 6:9, Ezekiel 14:22, Zechariah 8:6, Zechariah 8:12, Romans 9:27, Romans 11:5, Romans 11:6

a nail: or a pin, i.e. a constant and sure abode, Ecclesiastes 12:11, Isaiah 22:23-25, Zechariah 10:4

in his holy place: Isaiah 56:5, Revelation 3:12

lighten: 1 Samuel 14:27, 1 Samuel 14:29, Job 33:30, Psalms 13:3, Psalms 34:5

reviving: Psalms 85:6, Psalms 138:7, Isaiah 57:15, Ezekiel 37:11-14, Hosea 6:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 27:19 - all the pins thereof Exodus 38:20 - the pins Ezra 2:64 - forty Nehemiah 1:2 - that had escaped Proverbs 15:30 - light Isaiah 14:3 - General Lamentations 3:22 - of Micah 7:19 - turn

Verse 9

we were bondmen: Nehemiah 9:36, Nehemiah 9:37

yet our God: Psalms 106:45, Psalms 106:46, Psalms 136:23, Psalms 136:24, Ezekiel 11:16

in the sight: Ezra 1:1-4, Ezra 1:7-11, Ezra 6:1-12, Ezra 7:6, Ezra 7:8, 11-28

to set up: Ezra 6:14, Ezra 6:15, Haggai 1:9, Zechariah 4:6-10

repair: Heb. set up

a wall: Or rather, a hedge or fence, gader, such as were made for sheep-folds. Isaiah 5:2, Isaiah 5:5, Daniel 9:25, Zechariah 2:5

Reciprocal: Ezra 7:28 - extended Ezra 9:8 - grace hath Nehemiah 1:2 - that had escaped Esther 4:14 - enlargement Psalms 85:6 - revive Isaiah 14:3 - General Isaiah 49:24 - lawful captive Jeremiah 51:5 - Israel Lamentations 3:22 - of Micah 7:19 - turn John 8:33 - and were Revelation 21:12 - a wall

Verse 10

what shall we say: Genesis 44:16, Joshua 7:8, Lamentations 3:22, Daniel 9:4-16, Romans 3:19

Reciprocal: Judges 2:2 - but ye have 2 Kings 21:9 - they hearkened Isaiah 38:15 - What Jeremiah 9:13 - General Daniel 9:10 - which

Verse 11

by thy servants: Heb. by the hand of thy servants

The land: Ezra 9:1, Leviticus 18:24-30, Deuteronomy 12:31, Deuteronomy 18:12, 2 Chronicles 33:2

the filthiness: Ezra 6:21, Ezekiel 36:25-27, 2 Corinthians 7:1

one end to another: Heb. mouth to mouth, 2 Kings 21:16, *marg.

Reciprocal: Joshua 23:12 - shall make Joshua 24:14 - put Judges 3:6 - General 1 Kings 21:26 - according to 2 Kings 21:9 - they hearkened Nehemiah 13:23 - married Jeremiah 26:5 - my Daniel 9:10 - which Malachi 2:10 - by Mark 12:2 - a servant Acts 11:8 - unclean 2 Corinthians 6:14 - unequally Revelation 17:4 - filthiness

Verse 12

give not: Exodus 23:32, Exodus 34:16, Deuteronomy 7:3, Joshua 23:12, Joshua 23:13

nor seek their peace: Deuteronomy 23:6, 2 Chronicles 19:2, 2 John 1:10, 2 John 1:11

that ye may: Deuteronomy 6:1, Deuteronomy 6:2, Joshua 1:6-9

and eat: Isaiah 1:19

and leave it: Genesis 18:18, Genesis 18:19, Psalms 112:1, Psalms 112:2, Proverbs 13:22, Proverbs 20:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:2 - and they Genesis 45:20 - the good Judges 3:6 - General 1 Kings 11:2 - Ye shall not go in 1 Chronicles 28:8 - leave it Nehemiah 10:30 - General Nehemiah 13:23 - married Hosea 7:8 - he hath Malachi 2:11 - and hath Acts 11:8 - unclean 2 Corinthians 6:14 - unequally

Verse 13

after all: Nehemiah 9:32, Ezekiel 24:13, Ezekiel 24:14, Galatians 3:4

hast punished: etc. Heb. hast withheld beneath our iniquities

less: Psalms 103:10, Lamentations 3:22, Lamentations 3:39, Lamentations 3:40, Habakkuk 3:2

hast given us: Psalms 106:45, Psalms 106:46

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:41 - and they Numbers 32:14 - to augment Joshua 22:17 - from which Joshua 22:18 - and it will Judges 16:14 - went away 1 Samuel 12:24 - consider 1 Kings 21:1 - after Nehemiah 13:18 - Did not your Job 11:6 - God exacteth Job 34:23 - he will Job 34:31 - General Psalms 28:4 - render Psalms 51:14 - righteousness Isaiah 49:24 - lawful captive Isaiah 59:12 - we know Jeremiah 30:15 - for the Lamentations 1:18 - Lord Daniel 9:7 - righteousness Zechariah 1:2 - Lord Luke 23:41 - we indeed John 5:14 - sin

Verse 14

we again: John 5:14, Romans 6:1, 2 Peter 2:20, 2 Peter 2:21

join in: Ezra 9:2, Exodus 23:32, Judges 2:2, Nehemiah 13:23-27

wouldest not thou: Exodus 32:10, Numbers 16:21, Numbers 16:45, Deuteronomy 9:8, Deuteronomy 9:14

no remnant: Ezra 9:8, Deuteronomy 32:26, Deuteronomy 32:27, Isaiah 1:9, Jeremiah 46:28, Ezekiel 6:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:14 - for I will Numbers 32:14 - to augment Joshua 22:17 - from which Joshua 22:18 - and it will Judges 16:14 - went away 1 Samuel 12:24 - consider 1 Kings 3:1 - affinity 1 Kings 21:1 - after 2 Chronicles 20:24 - none escaped 2 Chronicles 33:2 - like unto Nehemiah 1:2 - that had escaped Job 34:31 - General Psalms 119:53 - horror Isaiah 10:20 - the remnant Luke 13:9 - if not Romans 9:27 - a remnant

Verse 15

thou art righteous: Nehemiah 9:33, Nehemiah 9:34, Daniel 9:7-11, Daniel 9:14, Romans 10:3

for we remain: Lamentations 3:22, Lamentations 3:23

in our trespasses: Isaiah 64:6, Isaiah 64:7, Ezekiel 33:10, Zechariah 3:3, Zechariah 3:4, John 8:21, John 8:24, 1 Corinthians 15:17

we cannot: Job 9:2, Job 9:3, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 143:2, Romans 3:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:16 - What shall we say Exodus 32:31 - sinned Leviticus 26:41 - and they Joshua 22:15 - General Nehemiah 9:2 - confessed Job 40:4 - Behold Psalms 116:5 - and righteous Psalms 119:137 - General Psalms 129:4 - The Lord Jeremiah 14:7 - for our Ezekiel 7:16 - they Luke 13:9 - if not

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezra 9". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezra-9.html.