Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay.

King James Version

Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expences be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.

Holman Bible

I hereby issue a decree concerning what you must do, so that the elders of the Jews can rebuild this house of God: The cost is to be paid in full to these men out of the royal revenues from the taxes of the region west of the Euphrates River, so that the [work] will not stop.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, I hereby decree what you are to do for the Jewish leaders who are building this Temple of God: you are to pay the expenses of these men out of the king's assets from taxes collected beyond the River so that they are not hindered.

A Conservative Version

Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to these elders of the Jews for the building of this house of God: That of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the River, expenses be given with all diligence to these men, that th

American Standard Version

Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to these elders of the Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the River, expenses be given with all diligence unto these men, that they be not hindered.

Amplified

Moreover, I make a decree as to what you shall do for these elders of the Jews for the rebuilding of this house of God: the cost is to be paid in full to these men at once from the king's revenue, the tribute of the province [west of] the River, that they may not be hindered.

Bible in Basic English

Further, I give orders as to what you are to do for the responsible men of the Jews in connection with the building of this house of God: that from the king's wealth, that is, from the taxes got together in the land over the river, the money needed is to be given to these men readily, so that their work may not be stopped.

Darby Translation

Moreover, I give orders what ye shall do to these elders of the Jews, for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, of the tribute beyond the river, expenses be diligently given to these men, that they be not hindered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And by me is given the commandment regarding what ye shall do with the elders of these Jews, to build this house of God: that of the king's goods, of the tribute from the other side of the river, the expenses be given unto these men, that they not cease.

Julia Smith Translation

And from me a decree was set up for that which ye shall do with the old men of these Jews for building this house of God: and the king's riches, that of the tribute beyond the river, expenses shall be speedily given to these men, not to be made to cease.

King James 2000

Moreover I make a decree of what you shall do for the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, without delay expenses be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I issue forth a decree for what you should do for these elders of the Jews to build this house of God. The full expense will be paid to these men from the riches of the king from the taxes of [the province] Beyond the River, without delay.

Modern King James verseion

Also I make a decree as to what you shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God, that at once expense be given to these men from the king's goods, from the tax Beyond the River, so that they may not have to stop.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have commanded also, what shall be done to the Elders of Judah for the building of the house of God, that there shall diligently be taken of the king's goods, even of the rents beyond the water, and given unto the men, and that they be not hindered.

NET Bible

"I also hereby issue orders as to what you are to do with those elders of the Jews in order to rebuild this temple of God. From the royal treasury, from the taxes of Trans-Euphrates the complete costs are to be given to these men, so that there may be no interruption of the work.

New Heart English Bible

Moreover I make a decree what you shall do to these elders of the Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the River, expenses be given with all diligence to these men, that they be not hindered.

The Emphasized Bible

And, from me, is issued an edict, as to that which ye shall do, with these elders of Judah, for the building of this house of God, - That, of the resources of the king, even the tribute Beyond the River, forthwith, the expenses be given unto these men, for they must not be hindered.

Webster

Moreover, I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given to these men, that they be not hindered.

World English Bible

Moreover I make a decree what you shall do to these elders of the Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the River, expenses be given with all diligence to these men, that they be not hindered.

Youngs Literal Translation

And by me is made a decree concerning that which ye do with the elders of these Jews to build this house of God, that of the riches of the king, that are of the tribute beyond the river, speedily let the outlay be given to these men, that they cease not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

שׂוּם 
 
Usage: 26

טעם 
T@`em (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

מא 
Ma' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

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

to
עם 
`im (Aramaic) 
with, with..., to, from, toward, like, unto, by
Usage: 24

the elders
שׂיב 
Siyb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

of these
אלּך 
'illek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

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

בּנה בּנא 
B@na' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 22

of this
דּך דּך 
Dek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

בּית 
Bayith (Aramaic) 
Usage: 44

of God
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 95

that of the king's
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

נכס 
N@kac (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

even of
דּי 
Diy (Aramaic) 
whom, that, whose, for, but, seeing, as, when
Usage: 336

the tribute
מנדּה מדּה 
Middah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

עבר 
`abar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

the river
נהר 
N@har (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

אספּרנא 
'ocparna' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

נפקא 
Niphqa' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

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

יהב 
Y@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 28

אלּך 
'illek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

גּבר 
G@bar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

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

Context Readings

The Decree Of Darius

7 "Leave this work on the house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews rebuild this house of God on its site. 8 "Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay. 9 "Whatever is needed, both young bulls, rams, and lambs for a burnt offering to the God of heaven, and wheat, salt, wine and anointing oil, as the priests in Jerusalem request, it is to be given to them daily without fail,


Cross References

Ezra 6:4

with three layers of huge stones and one layer of timbers. And let the cost be paid from the royal treasury.

Ezra 7:15-22

and to bring the silver and gold, which the king and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem,

Ezra 4:16

"We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result you will have no possession in the province beyond the River."

Ezra 4:20-21

that mighty kings have ruled over Jerusalem, governing all the provinces beyond the River, and that tribute, custom and toll were paid to them.

Ezra 4:23

Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes' document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.

Ezra 5:5

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.

Psalm 68:29-31

Because of Your temple at Jerusalem Kings will bring gifts to You.

Haggai 2:8

'The silver is Mine and the gold is Mine,' declares the LORD of hosts.

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