New American Standard Bible
So the Levites calmed all the people, saying, "Be still, for the day is holy; do not be grieved."
King James Bible
So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.
Darby Bible Translation
And the Levites quieted all the people, saying, Be still! for the day is holy; neither be grieved.
World English Bible
So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, "Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be grieved."
Young's Literal Translation
And the Levites are keeping all the people silent, saying, 'Be silent, for to-day is holy, and be not grieved.'
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'And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the Lord had commanded to Israel. 2. And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month. 3. And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate, from the morning until midday, before …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Original Text and Its History.
Then he said to them, "Go, eat of the fat, drink of the sweet, and send portions to him who has nothing prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not be grieved, for the joy of the LORD is your strength."
All the people went away to eat, to drink, to send portions and to celebrate a great festival, because they understood the words which had been made known to them.
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