Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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;

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.

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 the house was finished the third day of the month Adar, even in the sixth year of the reign of king Darius. 16 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, 17 and offered at the dedication of the house of God, a hundred calves, two hundred lambs, four hundred goats: and for the sin offering for all Israel, twelve he-goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel,



Cross References

1 Kings 8:63

And the peace offerings that Solomon offered unto the LORD, were twenty two thousand oxen and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep: And so the king and all the children of Israel dedicated the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 7:5

So that king Solomon offered twenty two thousand oxen, and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep. And so the king and all the people hallowed the house of God.

Deuteronomy 12:7

And there ye shall eat before the LORD your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye lay your hands on, both ye and your households, because the LORD thy God hath blessed thee.

1 Chronicles 9:2

And the old inhabiters that dwelt in their own possessions and cities were Israel, the priests, Levites and Nethinims.

1 Chronicles 15:28

And all Israel brought the Ark of the LORD's covenant with shouting and blowing of horns, and with trumpets and cymbals that sounded, and with psalteries and harps.

2 Chronicles 7:9-10

And the eighth day they made a gathering. For they kept the hallowing of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

2 Chronicles 30:23

And the whole assembly took counsel to keep seven days more: and they held those 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 it happened not so in Jerusalem.

Ezra 3:11-12

And they sang together, giving praise and thanks unto the LORD; because he is gracious, and because his mercy endureth forever upon Israel. And all the people shouted loud in praising the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.

Ezra 4:1

But when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity builded the temple unto the LORD God of Israel,

Ezra 6:22

and held the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for the LORD had made them glad, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, so that their hands were strengthened in the work of the house of God, which is the God of Israel.

Nehemiah 7:73

And the priests and Levites, the Porters, the singers, and the other of the people, and the Nethinims, and all Israel, dwelt in their cities."

Nehemiah 8:10

Therefore said he unto them, "Go your way, and eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send part unto them also that have not prepared themselves: for this day is holy unto our LORD. Be not ye sorry therefore: for the joy of the LORD is your strength."

Nehemiah 12:43

And the same day were there great sacrifices offered, and they rejoiced: for God had given them great gladness, so that both the wives and children were joyful, and the mirth of Jerusalem was heard afar off.

Psalm 122:1

{A song of the stairs} I was glad when they said unto me, "We will go in to the house of the LORD."

John 10:22

And it was at Jerusalem, the feast of the dedication, and it was the winter:

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice.

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