Ezra 10:19
New International Version
(They all gave their hands in pledge to put away their wives, and for their guilt they each presented a ram from the flock as a guilt offering.)

New Living Translation
They vowed to divorce their wives, and they each acknowledged their guilt by offering a ram as a guilt offering.

English Standard Version
They pledged themselves to put away their wives, and their guilt offering was a ram of the flock for their guilt.

Berean Study Bible
They pledged to send their wives away, and for their guilt they presented a ram from the flock as a guilt offering.

New American Standard Bible
They pledged to put away their wives, and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their offense.

King James Bible
And they gave their hands that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their trespass.

Christian Standard Bible
They pledged to send their wives away, and being guilty, they offered a ram from the flock for their guilt;

Good News Translation
They promised to divorce their wives, and they offered a ram as a sacrifice for their sins.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They pledged to send their wives away, and being guilty, they offered a ram from the flock for their guilt;

International Standard Version
Pleading guilty, they promised to divorce their wives. Then they offered a ram from their flocks for their offense.

NET Bible
(They gave their word to send away their wives; their guilt offering was a ram from the flock for their guilt.)

New Heart English Bible
They gave their hand that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their guilt.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They shook hands as a pledge that they would get rid of their wives. They sacrificed a ram from their flock as an offering for guilt because they were guilty.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they gave their hand that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, [they offered] a ram of the flock for their guilt.

New American Standard 1977
And they pledged to put away their wives, and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their offense.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they gave their hands that they would send away their women; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their guiltiness.

King James 2000 Bible
And they gave their promise that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their trespass.

American King James Version
And they gave their hands that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their trespass.

American Standard Version
And they gave their hand that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their guilt.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they gave their hands to put away their wives, and to offer for their offence a ram of the flock.

Darby Bible Translation
And they gave their hand to send away their wives; and they offered a ram of the flock, as trespass-offering for their guilt.

English Revised Version
And they gave their hand that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their guilt.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they gave their hands that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their trespass.

World English Bible
They gave their hand that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, [they offered] a ram of the flock for their guilt.

Young's Literal Translation
and they give their hand to send out their wives, and, being guilty, a ram of the flock, for their guilt.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Those Guilty of Intermarriage
18Among the descendants of the priests who had married foreign women were found these descendants of Jeshua son of Jozadak and his brothers: Maaseiah, Eliezer, Jarib, and Gedaliah. 19They pledged to send their wives away, and for their guilt they presented a ram from the flock as a guilt offering. 20From the descendants of Immer: Hanani and Zebadiah.…
Cross References
Leviticus 5:15
"If someone acts unfaithfully and sins unintentionally against any of the LORD's holy things, he must bring his guilt offering to the LORD: an unblemished ram from the flock, of proper value in silver shekels according to the sanctuary shekel; it is a guilt offering.

Leviticus 6:6
Then he must bring to the priest his guilt offering to the LORD: an unblemished ram of proper value from the flock.

2 Kings 10:15
When he left there, he found Jehonadab son of Rechab, who was coming to meet him. Jehu greeted him and asked, "Is your heart as true to mine as my heart is to yours?" "It is!" Jehonadab replied. "If it is," said Jehu, "give me your hand." So he gave him his hand, and Jehu helped him into his chariot,

Ezra 10:20
From the descendants of Immer: Hanani and Zebadiah.

Treasury of Scripture

And they gave their hands that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their trespass.

gave their hands (They bound themselves in the most solemn manner to do as the rest of the delinquents had done, and make and acknowledgment to God of their iniquity, by offering each a ram for a trespass offering.)

2 Kings 10:15 And when he was departed there, he lighted on Jehonadab the son of …

1 Chronicles 29:24 And all the princes, and the mighty men, and all the sons likewise …

2 Chronicles 30:8 Now be you not stiff necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves …

Lamentations 5:6 We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to …

Galatians 2:9 And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived …

a ram

Leviticus 5:15,16 If a soul commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy …

Leviticus 6:4,6 Then it shall be, because he has sinned, and is guilty, that he shall …







Lexicon
They pledged
וַיִּתְּנ֥וּ (way·yit·tə·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

to send their wives
נְשֵׁיהֶ֑ם (nə·šê·hem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

away,
לְהוֹצִ֣יא (lə·hō·w·ṣî)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

and for their guilt
וַאֲשֵׁמִ֥ים (wa·’ă·šê·mîm)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 818: Guilty, presenting a, sin-offering

[they presented] a ram
אֵֽיל־ (’êl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 352: Strength, strong, a chief, a ram, a pilaster, an oak, strong tree

from the flock
צֹ֖אן (ṣōn)
Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6629: Small cattle, sheep and goats, flock

as
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

a guilt offering.
אַשְׁמָתָֽם׃ (’aš·mā·ṯām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 819: Guiltiness, a fault, the presentation of a, sin-offering
Verse 19. - They gave their hands that they would put away their wives. It is not clear whether this is intended to be said of Maaseiah, Eliezer, Jarib, and Gedaliah only, or of the entire body of persons found guilty of having married strange wives. Most probably the court made out the divorces in the generality of cases, but were content to take a solemn pledge from members of the high priest's family. 10:15-44 The best reformers can but do their endeavour; when the Redeemer himself shall come to Zion, he shall effectually turn away ungodliness from Jacob. And when sin is repented of and forsaken, God will forgive it; but the blood of Christ, our Sin-offering, is the only atonement which takes away our guilt. No seeming repentance or amendment will benefit those who reject Him, for self-dependence proves them still unhumbled. All the names written in the book of life, are those of penitent sinners, not of self-righteous persons, who think they have no need of repentance.
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