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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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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - 1825 - 711 pages
...in 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,...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 the...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 2

Thomas Hartwell Horne - 1825
...the congregation, the Lévites are said to have caused the people to understand the law, because " they read in the book., in the law of God, distinctly,...gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.1' (Neh. viii. 8.)1 Some time after the return from die great captivity, Hebrew ceased to be...
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The baptist Magazine

1825
...heart, and her kingdom is the kingdom of peace. BISHOP HORNE. NEH.YÍÜ. 8. "So they read in tie bonk in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading." IN this chapter, as a late ingenious writer remarks, we have a short, but beautiful description of...
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Biblical repertory, a collection of tracts in biblical literature ..., Volume 1

Charles Hodge - 1825
...appointed to the office ''caused the people to understand the law," and that " they read in the book of the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading."* I quote this passage merely to point out, if not the commencement, at least the revival, of the practice...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826
...Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law : and the people stood in their place, 8 So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly,...sense, and caused them to understand the reading. was to render the Scripture as plain and intelligible to the people as they could, and not to hide...
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The Christian Hearer: Designed to Shew the Importance of Hearing the Word ...

Edward Bickersteth - 1826 - 320 pages
...of wood which they had made for the purpose, and so taught the people; and the Priests and Levites read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and...sense, and caused them to understand the reading. Neh. viii, 4—8. We are informed, (Actsxv, 2.) Moses of old hath in every city Hum thai preach him,...
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The Canon of the Old and New Testaments Ascertained: Or, The Bible Complete ...

Archibald Alexander - 1826 - 418 pages
...the people stood up. And the priests and the Levites caused the people to understand the law ;—Jlnd they read in the book, in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused the people to understand the reading. 5. Besides, the written law is pronounced to be perfect, so that...
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The Christian Magazine, Volume 3

1826
...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 patriachs delivered in public assemblies, either propecies or moral...
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The Reference Bible, Containing an Accurate Copy of the Common English ...

1826
...caused the ¡»coplelo understand the law . and the people stood in their place. d* 8 Ho they rean t thing with thee ? 12 Why doth thy heart carry thee away ? and what do than lo understand the reading. d 9 IT And Nehemiah, which i'j the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the...
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A Collection of Discourses on Various Subjects

Adam Clarke - 1827 - 274 pages
...THE CHRISTIAN PROPHET AND HIS WORK, A DISCOURSE ON 1 CORINTHIANS XIV, 3. BY ADAM CLARKE, LL. D. < ' So they read in the book, in the law of God distinctly,...sense . and caused them to understand the reading," Neh. viii, 8. A DISCOURSE, * ' He who prophesielh, speaketh unto men to edification, and to exhoriWion,...
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