Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
10:5 Ezra arose. Ezra responded to the encouragement of Shecaniah and put his advice into practice.
made . . . all Israel take oath. The covenant was conditional, as the swearing of the oath by the Israelites and not by the Lord indicates (9:9 note; Jer. 34:8–22).