Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

that mighty kings have ruled over Jerusalem, governing all the provinces beyond the River, and that tribute, custom and toll were paid to them.

King James Version

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.

Holman Bible

Powerful kings have also ruled over Jerusalem and exercised authority over the whole region, and tribute, duty, and land tax were paid to them.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

There have also been mighty kings over Jerusalem who have ruled over all [the country] beyond the River, and tribute, custom, and toll, was paid to them.

American Standard Version

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all the country beyond the River; and tribute, custom, and toll, was paid unto them.

Amplified

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem who have ruled over all countries beyond [west of] the [Euphrates] River, and tribute, custom, and toll were paid to them.

Bible in Basic English

Further, there have been great kings in Jerusalem, ruling over all the country across the river, to whom they gave taxes and payments in goods and forced payments.

Darby Translation

And there have been mighty kings over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all beyond the river; and tribute, tax, and toll were paid to them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and that there have been mighty kings in Jerusalem, who have ruled over all that is beyond the river, and that toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

And strong kings were over Jerusalem, and ruling over all beyond the river: and tribute, excise, and, toll, being given to them.

King James 2000

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Mighty kings have ruled over Jerusalem, [governing] all [the province] Beyond the River, to whom tribute, duty, and tax has been given.

Modern King James verseion

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all Beyond the River. And toll, taxes, and custom was paid to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There have been mighty kings also at Jerusalem which have reigned over all that is beyond the water, and toll, tribute and a yearly custom was given unto them.

NET Bible

Powerful kings have been over Jerusalem who ruled throughout the entire Trans-Euphrates and who were the beneficiaries of tribute, custom, and toll.

New Heart English Bible

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all the country beyond the River; and tribute, custom, and toll, was paid to them.

The Emphasized Bible

and, mighty kings, have there been over Jerusalem, and bearing rule everywhere Beyond the River, - and, tribute, excise, and toll, have been given to them.

Webster

There have also been mighty kings over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid to them.

World English Bible

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all [the country] beyond the River; and tribute, custom, and toll, was paid to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and mighty kings have been over Jerusalem, even rulers over all beyond the river, and toll, tribute, and custom is given to them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הוה הוא 
Hava' (Aramaic) 
be, was,
Usage: 70

תּקּיף 
Taqqiyph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalem (Chald) 
Usage: 26

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

עבר 
`abar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

the river
נהר 
N@har (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

and toll
מנדּה מדּה 
Middah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

בּלו 
B@low (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

and custom
הלך 
Halak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

יהב 
Y@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

Artaxerxes' Reply

19 "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, 20 that mighty kings have ruled over Jerusalem, governing all the provinces beyond the River, and that tribute, custom and toll were paid to them. 21 "So, now issue a decree to make these men stop work, that this city may not be rebuilt until a decree is issued by me.



Cross References

Genesis 15:18

On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:

1 Kings 4:21

Now Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the River to the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt; they brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.

1 Chronicles 18:3

David also defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah as far as Hamath, as he went to establish his rule to the Euphrates River.

Psalm 72:8

May he also rule from sea to sea And from the River to the ends of the earth.

Joshua 1:3-4

"Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses.

1 Kings 4:24

For he had dominion over everything west of the River, from Tiphsah even to Gaza, over all the kings west of the River; and he had peace on all sides around about him.

1 Chronicles 18:6

Then David put garrisons among the Arameans of Damascus; and the Arameans became servants to David, bringing tribute. And the LORD helped David wherever he went.

1 Chronicles 18:13

Then he put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became servants to David. And the LORD helped David wherever he went.

1 Chronicles 19:19

So when the servants of Hadadezer saw that they were defeated by Israel, they made peace with David and served him. Thus the Arameans were not willing to help the sons of Ammon anymore.

2 Chronicles 9:14

besides that which the traders and merchants brought; and all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the country brought gold and silver to Solomon.

2 Chronicles 9:23-24

And all the kings of the earth were seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

2 Chronicles 17:11

Some of the Philistines brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat; the Arabians also brought him flocks, 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats.

2 Chronicles 26:7-8

God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians who lived in Gur-baal, and the Meunites.

Ezra 4:13

"Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.

Ezra 4:16

"We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result you will have no possession in the province beyond the River."

Ezra 7:24

"We also inform you that it is not allowed to impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.

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