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Nehemiah 9 Summary - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Part II. RELIGIOUS REFORM

Ch. Neh 7:73 b8:12.

The Public Reading of the Law.

13 18.

The Celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles.

Ch. 9.

The National Confession, preliminary to the Covenant.

Ch. Neh 10:1-29.

The Sealing of the Covenant.

30 39.

Certain Obligations of the Covenant.

Chs. 9, 10. The Solemn Covenant

Chapter 9. After the celebration of the ‘solemn assembly’ on the 22nd of the month Tisri one day’s interval is allowed, and on the 24th a special religious function is performed by the whole people, consisting (1) of a humble confession of national sin, (2) of a national covenant to obey the Law. Thus Ezra and Nehemiah availed themselves of the revival of religious enthusiasm to bind the people by a public declaration.

Consult other comments:

Nehemiah 9:0 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Nehemiah 9:0 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Nehemiah 9:0 - College Press Bible Study Textbook Series

Nehemiah 9:0 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Nehemiah 9:0 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Nehemiah 9:0 - Matthew Henry's Whole Bible Commentary

Nehemiah 9:0 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Nehemiah 9:0 - Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

Nehemiah 9:0 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges