son of Abishua, son of Phinehas, son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the chief priest— this Ezra went up from Babylonia. He was a scribe (A)skilled in the Law of Moses that the Lord, the God of Israel, had given, and the king granted him all that he asked, (B)for the hand of the Lord his God was on him.

And there went up also to Jerusalem, in the seventh year of Artaxerxes the king, some of the people of Israel, and (C)some of the priests and (D)Levites, the singers and gatekeepers, and the temple (E)servants.

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