New Living Translation
Ezra stood on the platform in full view of all the people. When they saw him open the book, they all rose to their feet.
King James Bible
And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:
Darby Bible Translation
And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, for he was above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.
World English Bible
Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:
Young's Literal Translation
And Ezra openeth the book before the eyes of all the people -- for above all the people he hath been -- and at his opening it all the people have stood up,
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The Scattering of the People
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1 Kings 8:12
Then Solomon prayed, "O LORD, you have said that you would live in a thick cloud of darkness.
He faced the square just inside the Water Gate from early morning until noon and read aloud to everyone who could understand. All the people listened closely to the Book of the Law.
Ezra the scribe stood on a high wooden platform that had been made for the occasion. To his right stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah. To his left stood Pedaiah, Mishael, Malkijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
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