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Ezra 9:9 - Desolations

Ezra 9:9 - For we were bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
For H3588 כִּי
we H587 אֲנַחְנוּ
were bondmen H5650 עֶבֶד
yet our God H430 אֱלֹהִים
hath not H3808 לֹא
forsaken H5800 עָזַב
us in our bondage H5659 עַבְדוּת
but hath extended H5186 נָטָה
mercy H2617 חֵסֵד
unto H5921 עַל
us in the sight H6440 פָּנִים
of the kings H4428 מֶלֶךְ
of Persia H6539 פָּרַס
to give H5414 נָתַן
us a reviving H4241 מִחְיָה
to set up H7311 רוּם
the house H1004 בַּיִת
of our God H430 אֱלֹהִים
and to repair H5975 עָמַד
the desolations H2723 חׇרְבָּה
thereof and to give H5414 נָתַן
us a wall H1447 גָּדֵר
in Judah H3063 יְהוּדָה
and in Jerusalem H3389 יְרוּשָׁלַיִם


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.