Ezra 8:5
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King James Version
Of the sons of Shechaniah; the son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred males.

Darby Bible Translation
Of the children of Shechaniah, the son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred males.

World English Bible
Of the sons of Shecaniah, the son of Jahaziel; and with him three hundred males.

Young's Literal Translation
From the sons of Shechaniah: the son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred who are males.

Ezra 8:5 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

Of the sons of Shechaniah; the son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred males.Ezra 8:5 Parallel Commentaries

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A Spiritual Revival
Ezra's arrival in Jerusalem was opportune. There was great need of the influence of his presence. His coming brought courage and hope to the hearts of many who had long labored under difficulties. Since the return of the first company of exiles under the leadership of Zerubbabel and Joshua, over seventy years before, much had been accomplished. The temple had been finished, and the walls of the city had been partially repaired. Yet much remained undone. Among those who had returned to Jerusalem in
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Ezra, the Priest and Scribe
About seventy years after the return of the first company of exiles under Zerubbabel and Joshua, Artaxerxes Longimanus came to the throne of Medo-Persia. The name of this king is connected with sacred history by a series of remarkable providences. It was during his reign that Ezra and Nehemiah lived and labored. He is the one who in 457 B.C. issued the third and final decree for the restoration of Jerusalem. His reign saw the return of a company of Jews under Ezra, the completion of the walls of
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Of the Public Fast.
A public fast is when, by the authority of the magistrate (Jonah iii. 7; 2 Chron. xx. 3; Ezra viii. 21), either the whole church within his dominion, or some special congregation, whom it concerneth, assemble themselves together, to perform the fore-mentioned duties of humiliation; either for the removing of some public calamity threatened or already inflicted upon them, as the sword, invasion, famine, pestilence, or other fearful sickness (1 Sam. vii. 5, 6; Joel ii. 15; 2 Chron. xx.; Jonah iii.
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
1 Chronicles 3:21
And the sons of Hananiah; Pelatiah, and Jesaiah: the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the sons of Shechaniah.

Ezra 8:4
Of the sons of Pahathmoab; Elihoenai the son of Zerahiah, and with him two hundred males.

Ezra 8:6
Of the sons also of Adin; Ebed the son of Jonathan, and with him fifty males.

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