5 The son of Abishua, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of [a]Aaron, the chief Priest.
6 This Ezra came up from Babel, and was a [b]Scribe, prompt in the Law of Moses, which the Lord God of Israel had given, and the king gave him all his request according to the hand of the Lord his God, which was upon him.
7 And there went up certain of the children of Israel, and of the Priests, and the Levites, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinim unto Jerusalem, in the seventh year of king Artaxerxes.
Ezra 7:5Ezra deduceth his kindred, till he cometh to Aaron, to prove that he came of him.
Ezra 7:6He showeth here what a Scribe is, who had charge to write the Law and to expound it, whom Mark calleth a Scribe, Mark 12:28, Matthew and Luke called him a Lawyer or doctor of the Law, Matt. 22:35; Luke 10:25.
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