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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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The sacred history of the Old Testament, abridged, in the language of the ...

Ralph Barnes - 1821
...ground. And Jeshua aijd the Levites, caused the People to understand the law. So they read in the book of the law of God distinctly, and gave. the sense and caused them to understand the reading. And Nehemiah the Governor, and Ezra the Priest^ .said unto all the People, This day is holy unto the...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 42

1819
...church of God tells us, that he learned much on the subject of preaching from Nehemiah viii. 8, " Lo, they read in the book, in the law of God, distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading." Many parts of the Word of God need no explanntion ; and any attempt to make their meaning more plain,...
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An exposition of the Creed, ed. by C. Bradley

John Pearson (bp. of Chester.) - 1822
...before the congregation, the Levites are said to have caused the people to understand the law, because "they read in the book, in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading," Neh. viii. 8. Which constant interpretation begat at last a Chaldee translation of the old testament...
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The Bible Class Text Book Or Biblical Catechism: Containing Questions ...

Hervey Wilbur - 1823 - 132 pages
...you in his word ? 161. What an the advantages of rightly attending to the written or dispensed word ? So they read in the book in the law of GOD distinctly,...gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, he is convinced...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - 1823 - 400 pages
...book of the law, and, after addressing a prayer to the Deity, to which the people said Amen, " read in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading."* Previous to the time of Ezra, the Patriarchs delivered, in public assemblies, either prophecies or...
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Essays on public worship

John Jones (perpetual curate of Cradley, Worcs.) - 1824
...custom of expounding the Hebrew Scriptures in the Chaldaic dialect, after the Babylonian captivity. " So they read in the book, in the law of God, distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading." Neb,, viii, 8. * Here we find the nature and the mode of preaching or expounding the word of God at...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - 1824 - 493 pages
...the people to understand the law, and the people stood in their place : so they read in the book of the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading. Neb. viii. 1 9. xiii. 1. He established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel,...
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Annals of the Reformation and Establishment of Religion, and Other Various ...

John Strype - 1824
...which is set forth in the book of Nehemiah. Where it is said, 7%£ Levites did read in the book of the law of God " distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to under" stand the reading. If we heard this kind of reading at " the mouths of our ministers, we neither...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1825
...the authentic testimony of Nehemiah : ' And the Levites caused the people to understand the law : So they read in the book, in the Law of God, distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading.' [Ch. viii. 7, 8.] Which words the doctors of the Talmud illustrate with this interpretation : ' So...
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1825
...his infancy. The, custom of interpreting Scripture in the church is mentioned Nehem. viii. 8, 9. ' they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...the 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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