Nehemiah 8:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Nehemiah 8:5, NIV: "Ezra opened the book. All the people could see him because he was standing above them; and as he opened it, the people all stood up."

Nehemiah 8:5, ESV: "And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, for he was above all the people, and as he opened it all the people stood."

Nehemiah 8:5, KJV: "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:"

Nehemiah 8:5, NASB: "Then Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, for he was standing above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up."

Nehemiah 8:5, NLT: "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."

Nehemiah 8:5, CSB: "Ezra opened the book in full view of all the people, since he was elevated above everyone. As he opened it, all the people stood up."

What does Nehemiah 8:5 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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