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Letter "E" » Ezra
«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: / And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped the LORD with their faces to the ground.»
«And the children of the captivity did so. And Ezra the priest, with certain chief of the fathers, after the house of their fathers, and all of them by their names, were separated, and sat down in the first day of the tenth month to examine the matter.»
«Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and at such a time.»
«And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.»
«And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said unto Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have taken strange wives of the people of the land: yet now there is hope in Israel concerning this thing.»
«And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto the LORD your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.»
«And Ezra the priest stood up, and said unto them, Ye have transgressed, and have taken strange wives, to increase the trespass of Israel.»
«And I, even I Artaxerxes the king, do make a decree to all the treasurers which are beyond the river, that whatsoever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, shall require of you, it be done speedily, / Unto an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.»
«And thou, Ezra, after the wisdom of thy God, that is in thine hand, set magistrates and judges, which may judge all the people that are beyond the river, all such as know the laws of thy God; and teach ye them that know them not.»
«And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah; / Of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan; / Of Melicu, Jonathan; of Shebaniah, Joseph; / Of Harim, Adna; of Meraioth, Helkai; / Of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, Meshullam; / Of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai: / Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan; / And of Joiarib, Mattenai; of Jedaiah, Uzzi; / Of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber; / Of Hilkiah, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah, Nethaneel.»