They read from the book, from the Law of God, clearly,[a] and they gave the sense, so that the people understood the reading.

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  1. Nehemiah 8:8 Or with interpretation, or paragraph by paragraph

18 (A)to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from (B)the power of Satan to God, that they may receive (C)forgiveness of sins and (D)a place among those who are sanctified (E)by faith in me.’

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(A)the precepts of the Lord are right,
    rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is (B)pure,
    (C)enlightening the eyes;

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