Parallel Verses

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.

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 also been mighty kings over Jerusalem who have ruled over all the provinces west of the [Euphrates] River, and tax, 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.

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.

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 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; 20 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. 21 Now, issue ye an edict, to forbid these men, - that, this city, be not built, until, from me, the edict be issued.



Cross References

Genesis 15:18

In that day, did Yahweh solemnise with Abram a covenant, saying, - To thy seed, have I given this land, from the river of Egypt as far as the great river - the river Euphrates:

1 Kings 4:21

And, Solomon, became ruler over all the kingdoms, from the River even unto the land of the Philistines, and as far as the boundary of Egypt, - and these were bringing presents, and serving Solomon, all the days of his life.

1 Chronicles 18:3

And David smote Hadarezer king of Zobah, towards Hamath, - as he went to establish his hold of the river Euphrates.

Psalm 72:8

So let him have dominion, From sea to sea, And from the River unto the ends of the earth;

Joshua 1:3-4

Every place whereon the sole of your foot shall tread, unto you, have I given it, - as I spake unto Moses.

1 Kings 4:24

For, he, had dominion over all on this side the River, from Tiphsah even as far as Gaza, over all the kings on this side the River, - and he had, peace, on all sides of him, round about.

1 Chronicles 18:6

And David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus, and so it was that the Syrians became, David's, servants, bearers of a present, - so Yahweh gave victory to David, whithersoever he went.

1 Chronicles 18:13

and set, in Edom, garrisons, and all Edom became servants unto David, - and Yahweh gave David the victory, whithersoever he went.

1 Chronicles 19:19

And, when the servants of Hadarezer saw that they were defeated before Israel, they made peace with David and served him, - neither would the Syrians help the sons of Ammon any more.

2 Chronicles 9:14

besides what came in from the subjugated, and what the travelling merchants were bringing in, - and, all the kings of Arabia and the pashas of the land, were bringing gold and silver, unto Solomon.

2 Chronicles 9:23-24

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

2 Chronicles 17:11

And, from among the Philistines, were they bringing in unto Jehoshaphat a present, and silver as tribute, - even the Arabians, were bringing in unto him flocks, seven thousand seven hundred rams, and seven thousand seven hundred he-goats.

2 Chronicles 26:7-8

And God helped him against the Philistines and against the Arabians who dwelt in Gur-baal, and the Meunim.

Ezra 4:13

Now be it known to the king, that, if this city, be built, and, the walls thereof, be finished, neither, tribute, excise, nor toll, will they render, and so, the revenue of the kings, shalt thou damage.

Ezra 4:16

We do certify the king that, if, this city, be built, and, the walls thereof, finished, for that very reason, portion Beyond the River, shalt thou have none.

Ezra 7:24

And, you, we do certify, that, as touching any of the priests or the Levites, the singers, the doorkeepers, the Nethinim, or the servitors of this house of God, tribute, excise or toll, shall it not be competent to impose upon them.

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