“But now, for a brief moment, the Lord our God has been gracious(A) in leaving us a remnant(B) and giving us a firm place[a](C) in his sanctuary, and so our God gives light to our eyes(D) and a little relief in our bondage.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezra 9:8 Or a foothold
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And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the Lord our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.

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25 How painful are honest words!(A)
    But what do your arguments prove?

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25 How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing reprove?

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