Ezra 9:10
New International Version
“But now, our God, what can we say after this? For we have forsaken the commands

New Living Translation
“And now, O our God, what can we say after all of this? For once again we have abandoned your commands!

English Standard Version
“And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken your commandments,

Berean Study Bible
And now, our God, what can we say after this? For we have forsaken the commandments

King James Bible
And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,

New King James Version
And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken Your commandments,

New American Standard Bible
“And now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have abandoned Your commandments,

NASB 1995
“Now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken Your commandments,

NASB 1977
“And now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken Thy commandments,

Amplified Bible
“Now, O our God, what shall we say after this? For we have abandoned (turned away from) Your commandments,

Christian Standard Bible
Now, our God, what can we say in light of this? For we have abandoned the commands

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now, our God, what can we say in light of this? For we have abandoned the commands

American Standard Version
And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And now, what will we say after these all things, for we have abandoned your commandments?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
What shall we say, our God, after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,

Contemporary English Version
Our God, what can we say now? Even after all this, we have disobeyed the commands

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,

English Revised Version
And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,

Good News Translation
"But now, O God, what can we say after all that has happened? We have again disobeyed the commands

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"And now, our God, what can we say after all this? We have abandoned your commandments!

International Standard Version
Now, our God, what can we say besides this? Because we have abandoned your commandments

JPS Tanakh 1917
And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken Thy commandments,

Literal Standard Version
And now, what do we say, O our God, after this? For we have forsaken Your commands,

NET Bible
"And now what are we able to say after this, our God? For we have forsaken your commandments

New Heart English Bible
"Now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken your commandments,

World English Bible
"Now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken your commandments,

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, what do we say, O our God, after this? for we have forsaken Thy commands,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Ezra's Prayer of Confession
9Though we are slaves, our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but He has extended to us grace in the sight of the kings of Persia, giving us new life to rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, and giving us a wall of protection in Judah and Jerusalem. 10And now, our God, what can we say after this? For we have forsaken the commandments 11that You gave through Your servants the prophets, saying: ‘The land that you are entering to possess is a land polluted by the impurity of its peoples and the abominations with which they have filled it from end to end.…

Cross References
Ezra 9:9
Though we are slaves, our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but He has extended to us grace in the sight of the kings of Persia, giving us new life to rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, and giving us a wall of protection in Judah and Jerusalem.

Ezra 9:11
that You gave through Your servants the prophets, saying: 'The land that you are entering to possess is a land polluted by the impurity of its peoples and the abominations with which they have filled it from end to end.


Treasury of Scripture

And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken your commandments,

what shall we say

Genesis 44:16
And Judah said, What shall we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants: behold, we are my lord's servants, both we, and he also with whom the cup is found.

Joshua 7:8
O Lord, what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs before their enemies!

Lamentations 3:22
It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And now,
וְעַתָּ֛ה (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 6258: At this time

our God,
אֱלֹהֵ֖ינוּ (’ĕ·lō·hê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

what
מַה־ (mah-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

can we say
נֹּאמַ֥ר (nō·mar)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

after
אַֽחֲרֵי־ (’a·ḥă·rê-)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

this?
זֹ֑את (zōṯ)
Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

For
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

we have forsaken
עָזַ֖בְנוּ (‘ā·zaḇ·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit

the commandments
מִצְוֺתֶֽיךָ׃ (miṣ·wō·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4687: Commandment


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