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" So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading. "
The American Baptist Magazine - Page 303
1826
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Studies in the Lesser Mysteries

Montagu Powell - 1996 - 124 pages
...assembled people, and we find that they, j'.f. the Levites under Ezra's direction, " read in the Book of the Law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading." Now, it is inconceivable to me that a people just emerging from the high civilisation of Babylon should...
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Unity, Volume 23

1905
...the AllProviding Good. Lesson I1. December 10. READING AND OBEYING THE LAW. Neh. 8:8-18. 8. And they read in the book, in the law of God, distinctly; and they gave the sense, so that they understood the reading. 9. And Nehemiah, who was the Tirshatha, and...
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Great Preaching on Revival

1997 - 249 pages
...Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place. "So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading. "And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught...
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Hebrew Study from Ezra to Ben-Yehuda

William Horbury - 1999 - 337 pages
...Greek, but such an interpretation is immediately countered by the next remark, which cites Nehemiah 8:8, 'So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading', used to support a reading in Hebrew, with a tradition of cantillation and punctuation, the translation...
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Jewish American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections

Jonathan N. Barron, Eric Murphy Selinger - 2000 - 344 pages
...up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshiped the Lord with their faces to the ground. So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading. And Nehemiah . . . and Ezra the priest, the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto...
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Mother Kirk: Essays and Forays in Practical Ecclesiology

Douglas Wilson - 2001 - 283 pages
...Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place. So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading" (Neh. 8:78). The teaching of Scripture on this point is very clear. God requires uninspired teachers...
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Rhetorical Theory by Women Before 1900: An Anthology

Jane Donawerth - 2002 - 337 pages
...and His truth meant for men. There must be no flippant, reckless reading. Read it as Nehemiah says: "So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading." The law of the Lord must be written on the heart51 of the minister if he would impress his people....
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Interpretation of the Scriptures

Arthur W. Pink - 2002 - 144 pages
...out that the interpreter's task is to emulate those described in Nehemiah 8:8, of whom it is said, "they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading," and to do that the preacher must needs spend many hours every week in his study. Each word in his text...
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William Bradford's Books: Of Plimmoth Plantation and the Printed Word

Douglas Anderson, Professor Douglas Anderson - 2003 - 280 pages
...preaching as a public exercise in the explication of a complex text: "And they read in the book of the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading." Accordingly, Perkins and his radical colleagues viewed the preacher not so much as the primary liturgical...
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The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian ...

Hughes Oliphant Old - 1998 - 570 pages
...the Lord the great God and all the people answered. Amen, Amen. . . . And they read in the book of the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense and caused them to undersrand the reading" (Neh. 8:4-6 and 8} (p. 640). 12 This was one of the key passages of Sctiprure...
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