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Ezra 10:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then all the assembly answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said concerning us, so must we do.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said, so must we do.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then all the assembly replied with a loud voice, “That’s right! As you have said, so it is our duty to do.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said, so must we do.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the whole congregation answered and said with a loud voice, Yes, it is for us to do according to thy words.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then responded all the convocation and said, with a loud voice,—Thus, according to thy word concerning us, must it be done.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And all the assembly answer and say [with] a great voice, 'Right; according to thy word—on us to do;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And all the multitude answered and said with a loud voice: According to thy word unto us, so be it done.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then all the congregation answered, and said with a loude voice, As thou hast said, so must we doe:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Then all the congregation answered and said, This thy word [is] powerful upon us to do it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said, so must we do.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the congregation 6951
{6951} Prime
קָהָל
qahal
{kaw-hawl'}
From H6950; assemblage (usually concretely).
answered 6030
{6030} Prime
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
A primitive root; properly to eye or (generally) to heed, that is, pay attention; by implication to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with a loud 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
voice, 6963
{6963} Prime
קוֹל
qowl
{kole}
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
As thou hast said, 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
so x3651
(3651) Complement
כֵּן
ken
{kane}
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
must we do. 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezra 10:10-17

_ _ Ezra the priest stood up, and said — Having fully represented the enormity of their sin and urged them to dissolve their unlawful connections, he was gratified by receiving a prompt acknowledgment of the justice of his reproof and a promise of compliance with his recommendation. But as the weather was ungenial and the defaulters were too numerous to be passed in review at one time, it was resolved that a commission should be appointed to examine into the whole matter. These commissioners, assisted by the judges and elders of the respective cities, made a minute investigation into every case, and after three months’ labor completely removed all traces of the abuse. Doubtless, an adequate provision was made for the repudiated wives and children, according to the means and circumstances of the husbands.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezra 10:6-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
As thou hast said:
They all resolved to do what Ezra had commanded; and they did put away their wives, even those by whom they had children (
Ezra 10:44 All these had taken strange wives: and [some] of them had wives by whom they had children.
), each of whom doubtless received a portion according to the circumstances of her husband, and was not turned away desolate. Humanity must have dictated this, and no law of God is contrary to humanity.

so must we do:

Ezra 10:3-4 Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the counsel of my lord, and of those that tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law. ... Arise; for [this] matter [belongeth] unto thee: we also [will be] with thee: be of good courage, and do [it].
Nehemiah 13:23 In those days also saw I Jews [that] had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, [and] of Moab:
Psalms 78:37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant.
Psalms 78:57 But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
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Ezr 10:3, 44. Ne 13:23. Ps 78:37, 57.

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