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Nehemiah 13:3

    Nehemiah 13:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So after hearing the law, they took out of Israel all the mixed people.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.

    World English Bible

    It came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 13:3

    They separated from Israel all the mixed multitude - They excluded all strange women, and all persons, young and old, who had been born of these illegal connections.

    Barnes' Notes on Nehemiah 13:3

    A separation like that made by Ezra, some 20 years previously Ezra 10:15-44, seems to be intended. The pagan wives were divorced and sent back, with their offspring, to their own countries.

    Wesley's Notes on Nehemiah 13:3

    13:3 Multitude - All the heathenish people with whom they had contracted alliance.