Since the days of our fathers to this day (A)we have been very guilty, and for our iniquities (B)we, our kings, and our priests have been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the (C)sword, to captivity, to plunder, and to (D)humiliation,[a] as it is this day. And now for a little while grace has been shown from the Lord our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a peg in His holy place, that our God may (E)enlighten our eyes and give us a measure of revival in our bondage.

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  1. Ezra 9:7 Lit. shame of faces