Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And the children of Israel, the priests and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy;

New American Standard Bible

And the sons of Israel, the priests, the Levites and the rest of the exiles, celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy.

King James Version

And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy,

Holman Bible

Then the Israelites, including the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the exiles, celebrated the dedication of the house of God with joy.

International Standard Version

The Israelis the priests, the descendants of Levi, and the other related descendants who had returned from captivity celebrated with joy at the dedication of the Temple of God.

A Conservative Version

And the sons of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the sons of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.

American Standard Version

And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.

Amplified

And all Israel—the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the [former] exiles—celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy.

Bible in Basic English

And the children of Israel, the priests and the Levites, and the rest of those who had come back, kept the feast of the opening of this house of God with joy.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of Israel, the priests and the Levites and the rest of the sons of the exile, made the consecration of this house of God in gladness.

King James 2000

And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the {Israelites}, the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the {returned exiles} celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy.

Modern King James verseion

And the sons of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the sons of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the children of Israel, the priests, the Levites, and the other children of the captivity held the dedication of the house of God with joy,

NET Bible

The people of Israel -- the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the exiles -- observed the dedication of this temple of God with joy.

New Heart English Bible

The children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.

The Emphasized Bible

Then did the sons of Israel, the priests and the Levites, and the rest of the Sons of the Exile, keep the dedication of this house of God, with joy;

Webster

And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy,

World English Bible

The children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the sons of Israel have made, and the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the sons of the captivity, a dedication of this house of God with joy,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּן 
Ben (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

the priests
כּהן 
Kahen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

and the Levites
לוי 
Leviy (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

and the rest
שׁאר 
Sh@'ar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

of the children
בּן 
Ben (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

of the captivity
גּלוּת 
Galuwth (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

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

חנכּא 
Chanukka' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

of this
דּן 
Den (Aramaic) 
Usage: 58

בּית 
Bayith (Aramaic) 
Usage: 44

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

Context Readings

Temple Dedication And The Passover

15 And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of king Darius. 16 And the children of Israel, the priests and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy; 17 and they presented at the dedication of this house of God a hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs, and for a sin-offering for all Israel, twelve he-goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.



Cross References

1 Kings 8:63

And Solomon sacrificed a sacrifice of peace-offerings, which he sacrificed to Jehovah, twenty-two thousand oxen and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the children of Israel dedicated the house of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 7:5

And king Solomon sacrificed a sacrifice of twenty-two thousand oxen, and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.

Deuteronomy 12:7

and ye shall eat there before Jehovah your God, and ye shall rejoice, ye and your households, in all the business of your hand, wherein Jehovah thy God hath blessed thee.

1 Chronicles 9:2

And the inhabitants that were first in their possessions in their cities were the Israelites, the priests, the Levites, and the Nethinim.

1 Chronicles 15:28

And all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of Jehovah with shouting, and with sound of the trumpet, and with clarions, and with cymbals, playing aloud with lutes and harps.

2 Chronicles 7:9-10

And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly; for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

2 Chronicles 30:23

And the whole congregation took counsel to observe other seven days; and they observed the seven days with gladness.

2 Chronicles 30:26

And there was great joy in Jerusalem; for since the time of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel, there had not been the like in Jerusalem.

Ezra 3:11-12

And they sang alternately together in praising and giving thanks to Jehovah: For he is good, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout to the praise of Jehovah, because the foundation of the house of Jehovah was laid.

Ezra 4:1

And the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity were building the temple to Jehovah the God of Israel;

Ezra 6:22

and they kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy; for Jehovah had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria to them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

Nehemiah 7:73

And the priests, and the Levites, and the doorkeepers, and the singers, and some of the people, and the Nethinim, and all Israel, dwelt in their cities. And when the seventh month came, and the children of Israel were in their cities,

Nehemiah 8:10

And he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to them for whom nothing is prepared; for the day is holy to our Lord; and be not grieved, for the joy of Jehovah is your strength.

Nehemiah 12:43

And that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy; and also the women and the children rejoiced. And the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.

Psalm 122:1

{A Song of degrees. Of David.} I rejoiced when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of Jehovah.

John 10:22

Now the feast of the dedication was celebrating at Jerusalem, and it was winter.

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always: again I will say, Rejoice.

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