Ezra 9

Ezra learns of intermarriage of the people with foreigners, and responds with remorse and prayer to God.

  • Summarize Ezra’s prayer—what did Ezra recognize of God’s actions? What did he confess of their sin? What did he feel about that?
  • Why did Ezra humble himself and the people “tremble” (vv. 3–4; compare vv. 13–15)?