8:9 Then Nehemiah the governor, 1 Ezra the priestly scribe, 2 and the Levites who were imparting understanding to the people said to all of them, 3 “This day is holy to the LORD your God. Do not mourn or weep.” For all the people had been weeping when they heard the words of the law.
7:6 This Ezra is the one who came up from Babylon. He was a scribe who was skilled in the law of Moses which the Lord God of Israel had given. The king supplied him with everything he requested, for the hand of the Lord his God was on him.
7:11 What follows 4 is a copy of the letter that King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priestly scribe. 5 Ezra was 6 a scribe in matters pertaining to the commandments of the Lord and his statutes over Israel: