Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Pursuant to my edict, an investigation has been undertaken. It is noted that this city has fomented rebellion against kings from time immemorial, and that rebellion and sedition has occurred in it.

New American Standard Bible

A decree has been issued by me, and a search has been made and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against the kings in past days, that rebellion and revolt have been perpetrated in it,

King James Version

And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

Holman Bible

I issued a decree and a search was conducted. It was discovered that this city has had uprisings against kings since ancient times, and there have been rebellions and revolts in it.

A Conservative Version

And I decreed, and search has been made. And it is found that this city of old time has made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made in it.

American Standard Version

And I decreed, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

Amplified

I have issued a command and a search has been made, and it has been discovered that this city [Jerusalem] in earlier times has revolted against the kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been perpetrated in it.

Bible in Basic English

And I gave orders for a search to be made, and it is certain that in the past this town has made trouble for kings, and that outbursts against authority have taken place there.

Darby Translation

And I gave orders, and search has been made, and it has been found that this city of old time has made insurrection against the kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been raised therein.

Julia Smith Translation

And a decree being set from me, and they sought and found that this city from days forever lifting itself up against kings, and perverseness and rebellion being made in it

King James 2000

And I commanded, and search has been made, and it is found that this city from of old has made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {I issued} a decree, and they searched and found that this city from ancient days revolted against kings, and rebellion and sedition has been made in it.

Modern King James verseion

And I commanded, and search has been made, and it is found that this city has lifted up itself against kings in the past, and rebellion and revolt have been made in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and I have commanded to make search: and it is found, that this city, of old, hath made insurrection against kings; and how the uproar and rebellion hath been committed therein.

NET Bible

So I gave orders, and it was determined that this city from long ago has been engaging in insurrection against kings. It has continually engaged in rebellion and revolt.

New Heart English Bible

I decreed, and search has been made, and it is found that this city of old time has made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

The Emphasized Bible

And, from me, went forth an edict, and they have made search and found, that, this city, since the days of age-past time, against kings, hath lifted herself up, - and, sedition and rebellion, have been made therein;

Webster

And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made in it.

World English Bible

I decreed, and search has been made, and it is found that this city of old time has made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

Youngs Literal Translation

and by me a decree hath been made, and they sought, and have found that this city from the days of old against kings is lifting up itself, and rebellion and sedition is made in it,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I
מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

שׂוּם 
 
Usage: 26

and search
בּקר 
B@qar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

hath been made, and it is found
שׁכח 
Sh@kach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 18

דּך דּך 
Dek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

קריה קריא 
Qirya' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

of
מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

old
עלם 
`alam (Aramaic) 
Usage: 20

יום 
Yowm (Aramaic) 
Usage: 16

נשׂא 
N@sa' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

מרד 
M@rad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

and sedition
אשׁתּדּוּר 
'eshtadduwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do, made, cut, do , do , worketh, executed , goeth, kept, moved, wrought
Usage: 28

Context Readings

Artaxerxes' Reply

18 The memorandum you sent to us has been read and carefully considered. 19 Pursuant to my edict, an investigation has been undertaken. It is noted that this city has fomented rebellion against kings from time immemorial, and that rebellion and sedition has occurred in it. 20 Powerful kings have reigned over Jerusalem, including ruling over all lands beyond the Euphrates River. Furthermore, taxes, tribute, and tolls have been paid to them.



Cross References

2 Kings 18:7

So the LORD was with him, and Hezekiah prospered wherever he went, even when he rebelled against the king of Assyria, refusing to serve him.

Deuteronomy 13:14

You must thoroughly investigate and inquire if it is true that this detestable thing exists among you. If it is so,

2 Kings 24:20

because through the LORD's anger these things happened to Jerusalem and Judah until he threw them from his presence.

Ezra 4:15

urging that a search may be made in the official registers of your predecessors. You will discover in the registers that this city is a rebellious city, that it is damaging to both kings and provinces, that it has been moved to sedition from time immemorial, and that because of this it was destroyed.

Ezra 5:17-2

Accordingly, with your approval we suggest that a search be conducted within the king's treasury at Babylon to verify whether or not King Cyrus ever issued such a decree to reconstruct this Temple of God in Jerusalem. Then please notify us concerning the king's pleasure in this matter.

Proverbs 25:2

It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, and the glory of kings to investigate a matter.

Ezekiel 17:13-19

Then he took one of the royal descendants, made a covenant with him, and put him under an oath of loyalty, taking the leaders of the land captive

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