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Ezra 10:5

    Ezra 10:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then arose Ezra, and made the chief priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they should do according to this word. And they sware.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then arose Ezra, and made the chief priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they should do according to this word. And they swore.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then arose Ezra, and made the chiefs of the priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they would do according to this word. So they sware.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Ezra got up, and made the chiefs of the priests and the Levites and all Israel take an oath that they would do this. So they took an oath.

    Webster's Revision

    Then arose Ezra, and made the chiefs of the priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they would do according to this word. So they sware.

    World English Bible

    Then Ezra arose, and made the chiefs of the priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they would do according to this word. So they swore.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then arose Ezra, and made the chiefs of the priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they would do according to this word. So they sware.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezra 10:5

    And they sware - The thing was evidently contrary to the law of God; and now he bound them by an oath to rectify the abuse.