Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest and scribe in the law of the God of heaven: peace and salutation.

New American Standard Bible

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace. And now

King James Version

Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and at such a time.

Holman Bible

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, an expert in the law of the God of heaven:

Greetings.

International Standard Version

From: Artaxerxes, King of Kings To: Ezra, the Priest, a scholar in matters concerning the laws of the God of Heaven Greetings!

A Conservative Version

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect and so forth.

American Standard Version

Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect and so forth.

Amplified

“Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the Law of the God of heaven, perfect peace (greetings). And now

Bible in Basic English

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, scribe of the law of the God of heaven, all peace;

Darby Translation

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, an accomplished scribe of the law of the God of the heavens, and so forth.

Julia Smith Translation

Arthasatha, king of kings, To Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of the heavens, being perfected, and thus.

King James 2000

Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and so forth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Artaxerxes, the king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of the heavens. Peace. And now

Modern King James verseion

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, a scribe of the Law of the God of Heaven, perfect peace, and now:

NET Bible

"Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, a scribe of the perfect law of the God of heaven:

New Heart English Bible

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect and so forth.

The Emphasized Bible

Artaxerxes, king of kings, Unto Ezra the priest, scribe of the law of the God of the heavens - To despatch and so forth.

Webster

Artaxerxes, king of kings, To Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and at such a time.

World English Bible

Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect and so forth.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, a perfect scribe of the law of the God of heaven, and at such a time:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארתּחשׁשׁתּא ארתּחשׁשׁתּא 
'Artachshashta' 
Usage: 15

מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

of kings
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

עזרא 
`Ezra' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

the priest
כּהן 
Kahen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

a scribe
ספר 
Capher (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

of the law
דּת 
Dath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

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

of heaven
שׁמין 
Shamayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 38

גּמר 
G@mar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Artaxerxes' Letter To Ezra

11 And this is the copy of the letter, that king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra the priest, the scribe, which was a teacher in the words of the LORD and of his statutes over Israel: 12 "Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest and scribe in the law of the God of heaven: peace and salutation. 13 I have commanded, that all they of the people of Israel, and of the priests and Levites in my realm, which are minded of their own good will to go up to Jerusalem, go with thee;


Cross References

Ezekiel 26:7

For thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, I will bring hither Nebuchadnezzar, which is the king of Babylon and a king of kings, from the North upon Tyre: with horses, chariots, horsemen, and with a great multitude of people.

Daniel 2:37

O king, thou art a king of kings: For the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, riches, strength, and majesty:

Ezra 4:17

Then sent the king an answer, "Unto Rehum the chancellor, and to Shimshai the scribe, and to the others of their counsel that dwelt in Samaria, and unto others beyond the water: Peace and salutation.

1 Kings 4:24

For he ruled in all the regions on the other side Euphrates from Tiphsah to Gaza and also over all the kings on the other side the said Euphrates. And he had peace with all his servants on every side.

1 Kings 20:1

And Benhadad, king of Syria, gathered all his host together - and thirty two kings with him, with horse and chariot - and went up and besieged Samaria and warred against it.

Ezra 4:10-11

and other of the people, whom the great and noble Osnappar brought over, and set in the cities of Samaria, and others that are now on this side the water.

Isaiah 10:8

for he sayeth, "Are not my princes all kings?

Daniel 2:47

The king answered Daniel, and said, "Yea, of a truth your God is a God above all gods, and LORD above all kings, and an opener of secrets: seeing thou canst discover this mystery."

1 Timothy 6:15

which appearing, when the time is come, he shall show that is blessed and mighty only, King of Kings, and Lord of lords,

Revelation 17:14

These shall fight with the lamb, and the lamb shall overcome them: For he is Lord of Lords, and King of Kings: and they that are on his side, are called, and chosen, and faithful."

Revelation 19:16

And hath on his vesture and on his thigh, a name written, "King of Kings, and Lord of lords."

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