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written at that time.
EZR 8:35 Also the children of those that had been carried away, which
were come out of the captivity, offered burnt offerings unto the God of
Israel, twelve bullocks for all Israel, ninety and six rams, seventy and
seven lambs, twelve he goats for a sin offering: all this was a burnt
offering unto the LORD.
EZR 8:36 And they delivered the king's commissions unto the king's
lieutenants, and to the governors on this side the river: and they
furthered the people, and the house of God.
EZR 9:1 Now when these things were done, the princes came to me,
saying, The people of Israel, and the priests, and the Levites, have not
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