Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

And may the God who causes his Name to rest there destroy any king or people who might attempt to destroy this Temple of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree. Let it be carried out quickly.

New American Standard Bible

May the God who has caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who attempts to change it, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree, let it be carried out with all diligence!”

King James Version

And the God that hath caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings and people, that shall put to their hand to alter and to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done with speed.

Holman Bible

May the God who caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who dares to harm or interfere with this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued the decree. Let it be carried out diligently.

A Conservative Version

And the God who has caused his name to dwell there overthrow all kings and peoples who shall put forth their hand to alter [the same], to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree, let it be done

American Standard Version

and the God that hath caused his name to dwell there overthrow all kings and peoples that shall put forth their hand to alter the same , to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done with all diligence.

Amplified

May the God who has caused His Name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who attempts to alter this command, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree; let it be carried out quickly and with due diligence.”

Bible in Basic English

And may the God who has made it a resting-place for his name send destruction on all kings and peoples whose hands are outstretched to make any change in this or to do damage to this house of God at Jerusalem. I, Darius, have given this order, let it be done with all care.

Darby Translation

And the God that has caused his name to dwell there overthrow every king and people that shall put forth their hand to alter or to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have given this order; let it be done diligently.

Julia Smith Translation

And God who shall cause his name to dwell there shall cast down every king and people that shall send forth his hand to change, to destroy this house of God that is in Jerusalem. I Darius set up a decree; it shall be done speedily.

King James 2000

And the God that has caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings and people, that shall put their hand to alter it and to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done diligently.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May the God who has set his name there overthrow any king or people who sets his hand to alter [or] to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, issue forth a decree. Let it be done with diligence."

Modern King James verseion

And may the God who has caused His name to dwell there destroy all kings and people who shall put their hand to alter or to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I, Darius, have made a decree. Let it be done with speed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the God that dwelleth in heaven, destroy all kings and people that put to their hand to alter and to break down the house of God at Jerusalem. I, Darius, have commanded, that this be diligently done."

NET Bible

May God who makes his name to reside there overthrow any king or nation who reaches out to cause such change so as to destroy this temple of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have given orders. Let them be carried out with precision!"

New Heart English Bible

and the God who has caused his name to dwell there overthrow all kings and peoples who shall put forth their hand to alter the same, to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done with all diligence.

The Emphasized Bible

and, the God who hath caused his Name to dwell there, destroy any king or people, who shall put forth their hand to alter to destroy this house of God, which is in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued an edict, forthwith, let it be done.

Webster

And the God that hath caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings and people, that shall attempt to alter and to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done with speed.

World English Bible

and the God who has caused his name to dwell there overthrow all kings and peoples who shall put forth their hand to alter [the same], to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done with all diligence.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God, who caused His name to dwell there, doth cast down any king and people that putteth forth his hand to change, to destroy this house of God that is in Jerusalem; I Darius have made a decree; speedily let it be done.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the God
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
God, god
Usage: 95

שׁם 
Shum (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

to dwell
שׁכן 
Sh@kan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

תּם 
Tam (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

מגר 
M@gar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

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

מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

and people
עם 
`am (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

שׁלח 
Sh@lach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

to their hand
יד 
Yad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

to alter
שׁנא 
Sh@na' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

and to destroy
חבל 
Chabal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

דּך דּך 
Dek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

בּית 
Bayith (Aramaic) 
Usage: 44

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

ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalem (Chald) 
Usage: 26

I
אנה אנא 
'ana' (Aramaic) 
I, me
Usage: 16

דּריושׁ 
Dar@yavesh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

שׂוּם 
 
Usage: 26

a decree
טעם 
T@`em (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

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

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Decree Of Darius

11 I hereby also decree that whoever shall alter the wording of this edict, let his residence be torn down for timber to build a gallows, hang him on it, and turn his home into an outhouse. 12 And may the God who causes his Name to rest there destroy any king or people who might attempt to destroy this Temple of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree. Let it be carried out quickly. 13 Because of what King Darius had mandated, Tattenai, the Trans-Euphrates Governor, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues carried out his orders quickly.


Cross References

1 Kings 9:3

The LORD told him: "I've heard your prayer and your request that you made to me. I have consecrated this Temple that you have built by placing my name there forever. My eyes and my heart will be there continuously.

Deuteronomy 12:5

Instead, you must seek to enter only the place that the LORD your God will choose among your tribes. There he will establish his name and live.

Exodus 20:24

You are to make an altar of earth for me, and you are to sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and peace offerings, your sheep, and your cattle. Everywhere I cause my name to be remembered, I'll come to you and bless you.

Deuteronomy 12:11

then bring to the place that the LORD your God will choose as a dwelling place where he will establish his name everything that I'm commanding you: your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, and all your best offerings in fulfillment of promises that you pledged to the LORD.

Deuteronomy 16:2

Then sacrifice sheep and cattle for the Passover to the LORD your God at the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

2 Chronicles 7:16

Furthermore, I have chosen and have set apart for myself this Temple, intending my name to reside there forever. My eyes and my heart will reside there every day.

Ezra 6:13

Because of what King Darius had mandated, Tattenai, the Trans-Euphrates Governor, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues carried out his orders quickly.

Esther 3:14-15

A copy of the letter was to be issued as an edict in every province and published to all the people, telling them to be ready for that day.

Esther 8:14

The couriers, mounted on the royal steeds, left quickly, urged on by the king's command. The edict was also issued in Susa the capital.

Psalm 5:10

Declare them guilty, God! Let them fall by their own schemes. Drive them away because of their many transgressions, for they have rebelled against you.

Psalm 21:8-10

Your hand will find all your enemies, your right hand will find those who hate you.

Psalm 132:13-14

For the LORD has chosen Zion, desiring it as his dwelling place.

Psalm 137:8-9

Daughter of Babylon! You devastator! How blessed will be the one who pays you back for what you have done to us.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.

Isaiah 60:12

For the nation or kingdom that will not serve you will perish; those nations will be utterly ruined.

Obadiah 1:10

"Shame will overwhelm you because of the violence you inflicted on your brother Jacob, and you will be excluded forever.

Zechariah 12:2-4

"Look, I am making Jerusalem an unstable cup toward all of its surrounding armies when they lay siege against Judah and Jerusalem.

Acts 5:38-39

"I'm telling you to keep away from these men for now. Leave them alone, because if this plan or movement is of human origin, it will fail.

Acts 9:5

He asked, "Who are you, Lord?"

Revelation 19:14-21

The armies of heaven, wearing fine linen, white and pure, follow him on white horses.

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