They have taken some of their daughters(A) as wives for themselves and their sons, and have mingled(B) the holy race(C) with the peoples around them. And the leaders and officials have led the way in this unfaithfulness.”(D)

When I heard this, I tore(E) my tunic and cloak, pulled hair from my head and beard and sat down appalled.(F) Then everyone who trembled(G) at the words of the God of Israel gathered around me because of this unfaithfulness of the exiles. And I sat there appalled(H) until the evening sacrifice.

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