Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For Ezra had directed his heart to seek the law of Jehovah and to do it, and to teach in Israel the statutes and the ordinances.

New American Standard Bible

For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the LORD and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel.

King James Version

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

Holman Bible

Now Ezra had determined in his heart to study the law of the Lord, obey it, and teach its statutes and ordinances in Israel.

International Standard Version

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the Law of the LORD, to obey it, and to teach God's statutes and judgments in Israel.

A Conservative Version

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

American Standard Version

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of Jehovah, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

Amplified

For Ezra had prepared and set his heart to seek the Law of the Lord [to inquire for it and of it, to require and yearn for it], and to do and teach in Israel its statutes and its ordinances.

Bible in Basic English

For Ezra had given his mind to learning the law of the Lord and doing it, and to teaching his rules and decisions in Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD and to do it and to teach in Israel his statutes and judgments.

Julia Smith Translation

For Ezra prepared his heart to seek the law of Jehovah, and to do, and to teach in Israel the law and judgment.

King James 2000

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of Yahweh, to do [it], and to teach the regulations and judgments in Israel.

Modern King James verseion

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the Law of Jehovah, and to do it, and to teach statutes and judgments in Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For Ezra prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach the precept and judgment in Israel.

NET Bible

Now Ezra had dedicated himself to the study of the law of the Lord, to its observance, and to teaching its statutes and judgments in Israel.

New Heart English Bible

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Ezra, had settled his heart, to study the law of Yahweh, and to do it , - and to teach in Israel, statute and regulation.

Webster

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

World English Bible

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of Yahweh, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and ordinances.

Youngs Literal Translation

for Ezra hath prepared his heart to seek the law of Jehovah, and to do, and to teach in Israel statute and judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עזרא 
`Ezra' 
Usage: 22

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

to seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and to do

Usage: 0

it, and to teach
למד 
Lamad 
Usage: 86

in Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

References

Morish

Watsons

Images Ezra 7:10

Prayers for Ezra 7:10

Context Readings

Ezra's Arrival And Work

9 For upon the first of the first month the project of going up from Babylon was determined on, and on the first of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him. 10 For Ezra had directed his heart to seek the law of Jehovah and to do it, and to teach in Israel the statutes and the ordinances. 11 And this is the copy of the letter that king Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe, a scribe of the words of the commandments of Jehovah, and of his statutes to Israel:


Cross References

Deuteronomy 33:10

They shall teach Jacob thine ordinances, And Israel thy law: They shall put incense before thy nostrils, And whole burnt-offering upon thine altar.

Ezra 7:25

And thou, Ezra, after the wisdom of thy God, which is in thy hand, set magistrates and judges who may judge all the people that are beyond the river, all such as know the laws of thy God; and teach ye him that knows them not.

Malachi 2:7

For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and at his mouth they seek the law; for he is the messenger of Jehovah of hosts.

Deuteronomy 16:12

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and thou shalt keep and do these statutes.

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return to Jehovah with all your heart, put away the strange gods and the Ashtoreths from among you, and apply your hearts unto Jehovah, and serve him only; and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

1 Chronicles 29:18

Jehovah, God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and direct their hearts to thee!

2 Chronicles 12:14

And he did evil, for he applied not his heart to seek Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 17:8-9

and with them the Levites: Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tob-Adonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless there are good things found in thee; for thou hast put away the Asherahs out of the land, and hast directed thy heart to seek God.

2 Chronicles 30:22

And Hezekiah spoke consolingly to all the Levites that had understanding in the good knowledge of Jehovah; and they ate the feast-offerings the seven days, sacrificing peace-offerings, and extolling Jehovah the God of their fathers.

Ezra 7:6

this Ezra went up from Babylon; and he was a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which Jehovah the God of Israel had given. And the king granted him all his request, according to the hand of Jehovah his God upon him.

Nehemiah 8:1-9

all the people gathered together as one man to the open place that was before the water-gate; and they spoke to Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which Jehovah had commanded Israel.

Job 11:13

If thou prepare thy heart and stretch out thy hands toward him,

Psalm 1:2

But his delight is in Jehovah's law, and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Psalm 10:17

Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek, thou hast established their heart: thou causest thine ear to hear,

Psalm 19:7

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple;

Psalm 57:7

My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing, yea, I will sing psalms.

Psalm 119:45

And I will walk at liberty, for I have sought thy precepts;

Psalm 119:96-100

I have seen an end of all perfection: thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Matthew 5:19

Whosoever then shall do away with one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of the heavens; but whosoever shall practise and teach them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of the heavens.

Matthew 7:24

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

John 13:17

If ye know these things, blessed are ye if ye do them.

Acts 1:1

I composed the first discourse, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

1 Timothy 3:2

The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach;

2 Timothy 4:2

proclaim the word; be urgent in season and out of season, convict, rebuke, encourage, with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Titus 2:1

But do thou speak the things that become sound teaching;

Titus 2:15

These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise thee.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that wash their robes, that they may have right to the tree of life, and that they should go in by the gates into the city.

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