Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 the Israelites -- "the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the returned 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.

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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,

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 The Temple was completed on the third day of the month Adar during the sixth year of the reign of King Darius. 16 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. 17 At the dedication offering of the Temple of God, they presented 100 bulls, 200 rams, and 400 lambs, along with a sin offering of twelve male goats for the entire nation of Israel according to the number of the tribes of Israel.



Cross References

1 Kings 8:63

Solomon offered peace offerings to the LORD consisting of 22,000 oxen and 120,000 sheep. So the king and all the Israelis dedicated the LORD's Temple.

2 Chronicles 7:5

King Solomon offered a sacrifice of 22,000 oxen and 120,000 sheep, which is how the king and all of the people dedicated God's Temple.

Deuteronomy 12:7

Then you and your household will eat in the presence of the LORD your God and rejoice with all the works of your hand with which he blessed you.

1 Chronicles 9:2

The first to settle on their own property in their own towns of Israel were priests, descendants of Levi, and the Temple Servants.

1 Chronicles 15:28

All of Israel were bringing up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, accompanied by shouting, sounding of horns, trumpets, and cymbals, along with loud music on harps and lyres.

2 Chronicles 7:9-10

On the day after the festival ended, they convened a solemn assembly, because they had been dedicating the altar for seven days and observing the festival for seven days.

2 Chronicles 30:23

After this, the whole assembly agreed to celebrate for another seven days, and so they did and they were very happy to do so!

2 Chronicles 30:26

There was great joy throughout Jerusalem, because nothing had happened like this in Jerusalem since the days of David's son Solomon, king of Israel.

Ezra 3:11-12

And they sang in unison to one another, giving thanks to the LORD: "He is good, and his gracious love to Israel endures forever." And all the people shouted out loudly in praise to the LORD when the foundation of the LORD's Temple was laid.

Ezra 4:1

When the enemies of Judah and Benjamin learned that the descendants of the Babylonian captivity had built their Temple to the LORD, the God of Israel,

Ezra 6:22

Then they observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days with joy, because the LORD had made them glad, turning the heart of the king of Assyria toward them and strengthening them for their work on the Temple of God, the God of Israel.

Nehemiah 7:73

The priests, descendants of Levi, gatekeepers, singers, some of the people, the Temple Servants, and all the Israelis settled in their cities.

Nehemiah 8:10

He also told them, "Go eat the best food, drink the best wine, and give something to those who have nothing, since this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be sorrowful, because the joy of the LORD is your strength."

Nehemiah 12:43

That day they offered a large number of sacrifices, and they rejoiced, because God had caused them to rejoice enthusiastically. Their wives and children rejoiced, so that Jerusalem's joy was heard from a long distance.

Psalm 122:1

I rejoiced when they kept on asking me, "Let us go to the LORD's Temple."

John 10:22

Now Hanukkah was taking place in Jerusalem. It was winter,

Philippians 4:4

Keep on rejoicing in the Lord at all times. I will say it again: Keep on rejoicing!

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