Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not stop them until the report came to Darius, and then [answer] was received.

New American Standard Bible

But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not stop them until a report could come to Darius, and then a written reply be returned concerning it.

King James Version

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this matter.

Holman Bible

But God was watching over the Jewish elders. These men wouldn’t stop them until a report was sent to Darius, so that they could receive written instructions about this matter.

International Standard Version

But God watched over the Jewish leaders, who could not be forced to stop working until Darius received a report and responded in reply.

A Conservative Version

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease till the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.

American Standard Version

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, till the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.

Amplified

But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, so they [Tattenai and the others] did not stop them until a report could come before Darius, and then an answer was returned by letter concerning it.

Bible in Basic English

But the eye of their God was on the chiefs of the Jews, and they did not make them give up working till the question had been put before Darius and an answer had come by letter about it.

Darby Translation

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease till the matter came to Darius; and then they returned answer by letter concerning it.

Julia Smith Translation

And the eye of their God was upon the captivity of the Jews, and they caused them not to cease till the account went to Darius: and then they will return a letter concerning this.

King James 2000

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned an answer by letter concerning this matter.

Modern King James verseion

But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, so that they could not cause them to stop until the matter came to Darius, and answer by letter concerning this had been returned.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the eye of their God came upon the Elders of the Jews, that they were not inhibited, till the matter was brought before Darius, and till there came a writing thereof again.

NET Bible

But God was watching over the elders of Judah, and they were not stopped until a report could be dispatched to Darius and a letter could be sent back concerning this.

New Heart English Bible

But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, until the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.

The Emphasized Bible

Nevertheless, the eye of their God, was upon the elders of Judah, and they did not forbid them, until the matter, unto Darius, should come, - and, then, answer be returned by letter, concerning this.

Webster

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this matter.

World English Bible

But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, until the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the eye of their God hath been upon the elders of the Jews, and they have not caused them to cease till the matter goeth to Darius, and then they send back a letter concerning this thing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But the eye
עין 
`ayin (Aramaic) 
eye
Usage: 5

of their God
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
God, god
Usage: 95

was
הוה הוא 
Hava' (Aramaic) 
be, was,
Usage: 70

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

the elders
שׂיב 
Siyb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

of the Jews
יהוּדאי 
Y@huwda'iy (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

בּטל 
B@tel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

המּון המּו 
himmow 
Usage: 9

to cease
בּטל 
B@tel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

עד 
`ad (Aramaic) 
till, until, unto, ever, for, to, but at, even, hitherto , mastery , on, within
Usage: 35

the matter
טעם 
Ta`am (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

הוּך 
Huwk (Aramaic) 
go up, came, brought again, go
Usage: 4

to Darius
דּריושׁ 
Dar@yavesh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

and then
אדין 
'edayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

תּוּב 
Tuwb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

by letter
נשׁתּון 
Nisht@van (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

דּן 
Den (Aramaic) 
Usage: 58

References

Easton

Jew

Fausets

Context Readings

Rebuilding Of The Temple Resumed

4 Then we asked them this: "What are the names of the men who are building this building?" 5 And the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not stop them until the report came to Darius, and then [answer] was received. 6 The copy of the letter that Tattenai, the governor of [the province] Beyond the River, and Shethar-bozenai and his associates the envoys who were in [the province] Beyond the River sent to Darius the king.



Cross References

Ezra 7:6

this Ezra went up from Babylonia. He was a scribe skilled in the law of Moses, which Yahweh the God of Israel gave. The king granted him all his requests, for the hand of Yahweh was upon him.

Ezra 7:28

and who extended to me loyal love before the king and his counselors, and before all of the mighty officials of the king. I took courage, for the hand of Yahweh my God was upon me, and I gathered leaders from Israel to go up with me.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of Yahweh [is] on those who fear him, on those who hope for his loyal love

Ezra 8:22

For I was ashamed to ask the king for troops and horses to protect us from enemies on the way because we said to the king, "the hand of our God is favorable to all who seek him, but his strength and anger are against all who forsake them."

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of Yahweh roam throughout all the earth to strengthen those whose heart is fully devoted to him. You have been foolish in this, for from now on you will have wars."

Ezra 6:6-12

"Now then, Tattenai governor of [the province] Beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and your associates, the envoys who are in [the province] Beyond the River--keep far away from there.

Psalm 32:8

I will instruct you and teach you in [the] way that you should go. I will advise [you] [with] my eye upon you.

Psalm 34:15

The eyes of Yahweh [are] toward [the] righteous, and his ears toward their cry for help.

Psalm 76:10

For the anger of humankind will praise you. You will put on [the] remnant of anger.

Psalm 129:2-5

"Too often they have attacked me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me.

Philippians 1:28

and not letting yourselves be intimidated in anything by your opponents, which is a sign of destruction to them, but of your salvation, and this from God,

1 Peter 3:12

For the eyes of the Lord [are] on the righteous, and his ears [are open to] their prayer. But the face of the Lord [is] against those who do evil.

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