1 a He confessed his sinnes and the sinnes of the people.
1 ! The people repent and turne, and put away their strange wiues.
2 b Meaning, that God wolde receiue them to mercie.
3 c Which are strangers and maried contrary to the Law of God.
4 d Because God hathe giuen thee autoritie, & learning to persuade the people herein and to commande them.
7 / Ebr. sonnes of the captiuitie.
9 e Which conteined part of Nouember & parte of December.
9 f For the season was giuen to raine, & so the wether was more sharpe & colde, and also their conscience touched them.
10 g Ye haue layed one sinne vpon another.
14 i Let them be appointed to examine this matter.
16 k Thei were to the chief cities to sit on this matter which was thre moneths in finishing.
19 l As a token that their wolde kepe promes & do it.
25 m Meaning, of the commune people: for before he spake of the Priests & Leuites.
30 / Or, the captaine of Moab.
44 n Which also were made illegitimate because the mariage was vnlawful.