Ezra 9:2

2 Indeed, the Israelite men
Lit they
have taken some of their daughters as wives for themselves and their sons, so that the holy
offspring/ seed: This term is used literally or metaphorically to refer to plants or grain, sowing or harvest, male reproductive seed, human children or physical descendants, and also to spiritual children or to Christ (G13:16).
seed c has become mixed with the surrounding peoples. d The leaders
Lit hand of the leaders
and officials have taken the lead in this unfaithfulness!” f
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