Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all the foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers.
Cross References1 Kings 8:47
and when they come to their senses in the land to which they were taken, and they repent and plead with You in the land of their captors, saying, 'We have sinned and done wrong; we have acted wickedly,'
The Israelites who had returned from exile ate it, together with all who had separated themselves from the uncleanness of the Gentiles of the land, in order to seek the LORD, the God of Israel.
After these things had been accomplished, the leaders approached me and said: "The people of Israel, including the priests and Levites, have not kept themselves separate from the surrounding peoples whose abominations are like those of the Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Jebusites, Ammonites, Moabites, Egyptians, and Amorites.
Now, therefore, make a confession to the LORD, the God of your fathers, and do His will. Separate yourselves from the people of the land and from your foreign wives."
"The rest of the people--the priests, Levites, gatekeepers, singers, and temple servants, and all who had separated themselves from the people of the land to obey the law of God--along with their wives and all their sons and daughters who were able to understand,
As soon as the people heard this law, they excluded from Israel all of foreign descent.
We have sinned like our fathers; we have done wrong and acted wickedly.
He who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.
Only acknowledge your guilt, that you have rebelled against the LORD your God. You have scattered your favors to foreign gods under every green tree and have not obeyed My voice,'" declares the LORD.
We acknowledge our wickedness, O LORD, the guilt of our fathers; indeed, we have sinned against You.
Chapter Outline1. A solemn fast, and repentance of the people
4. The Levites make a confession of God's goodness, and their wickedness
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