Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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;

New American Standard Bible

I have issued a decree that any of the people of Israel and their priests and the Levites in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.

King James Version

I make a decree, that all they of the people of Israel, and of his priests and Levites, in my realm, which are minded of their own freewill to go up to Jerusalem, go with thee.

Holman Bible

I issue a decree that any of the Israelites in my kingdom, including their priests and Levites, who want to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.

International Standard Version

I hereby decree that all of the people of Israel along with their priests and descendants of Levi in my kingdom who are determined to return to Jerusalem with you may do so.

A Conservative Version

I make a decree, that all those of the people of Israel, and their priests and the Levites, in my realm, who are minded of their own free will to go to Jerusalem, go with thee.

American Standard Version

I make a decree, that all they of the people of Israel, and their priests and the Levites, in my realm, that are minded of their own free will to go to Jerusalem, go with thee.

Amplified

I have issued a decree that all of the people of Israel and their priests and the Levites in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.

Bible in Basic English

And now it is my order that all those of the people of Israel, and their priests and Levites in my kingdom, who are ready and have a desire to go to Jerusalem, are to go with you.

Darby Translation

I have given orders that all they of the people of Israel, and of their priests and the Levites, in my realm, who are disposed to go to Jerusalem, go with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

A decree was set from me that all being willing in my kingdom, from the people of Israel and his priests and Levites, to go to Jerusalem, shall go with thee.

King James 2000

I make a decree, that all they of the people of Israel, and of his priests and Levites, in my realm, who are minded of their own freewill to go up to Jerusalem, may go with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I issue forth a decree that any of the people of Israel, their priests, or their Levites in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem may go with you.

Modern King James verseion

From me was made a decree that everyone of the people of Israel, and their priests and Levites in my kingdom, who desire of their own free will to go up to Jerusalem, go with you;

NET Bible

I have now issued a decree that anyone in my kingdom from the people of Israel -- even the priests and Levites -- who wishes to do so may go up with you to Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

I make a decree, that all those of the people of Israel, and their priests and the Levites, in my realm, who are minded of their own free will to go to Jerusalem, go with you.

The Emphasized Bible

From me, is issued an edict, that, every one in my kingdom, of the people of Israel, and of their priests and the Levites, who is minded of his own freewill to go to Jerusalem, with thee, let him go.

Webster

I make a decree, that all they of the people of Israel, and of his priests and Levites, in my realm, who are disposed of their own free will to go to Jerusalem, go with thee.

World English Bible

I make a decree, that all those of the people of Israel, and their priests and the Levites, in my realm, who are minded of their own free will to go to Jerusalem, go with you.

Youngs Literal Translation

By me hath been made a decree that every one who is willing, in my kingdom, of the people of Israel and of its priests and Levites, to go to Jerusalem with thee, doth go;

Interlinear

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

שׂוּם 
 
Usage: 26

a decree
טעם 
T@`em (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

they of
מן 
Min (Aramaic) 
of, from, part, ...I, ...me, before, after, because, Therefore, out, for, than, partly,
Usage: 114

the people
עם 
`am (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

and of his priests
כּהן 
Kahen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

and Levites
לוי 
Leviy (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

in my realm
מלכוּ 
Malkuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

to go up
הוּך 
Huwk (Aramaic) 
go up, came, brought again, go
Usage: 4

ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalem (Chald) 
Usage: 26

go
הוּך 
Huwk (Aramaic) 
go up, came, brought again, go
Usage: 4

Context Readings

Artaxerxes' Letter To Ezra

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; 14 and therefore art thou sent of the king and of the seven lords of the counsel, to visit Judah and Jerusalem, according to the law of God, which is in thy hand;


Cross References

Ezra 6:1

Then commanded king Darius, that search should be made in the library of the king's treasure house which lay at Babylon.

2 Chronicles 30:5

And they decreed that it should be proclaimed throughout all Israel from Beersheba to Dan, that they should come and hold the feast of the Passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem: for they had not often done it, as it is written how they should.

Ezra 1:3

Whosoever now among you is of his people, the LORD his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem in Judah, and build the house of the LORD God of Israel. He is the God that is at Jerusalem.

Ezra 5:13

But in the first year of Cyrus the king of Babylon, the same king Cyrus commanded to build this house of God -

Esther 3:15

And the posts went in all the haste according to the king's commandment. And in the castle of Susa was the commandment devised. And the king and Haman sat and drank. But the city Susa was disquieted.

Esther 9:14

And the king charged to do so, and the commandment was devised at Susa, and Haman's ten sons were hanged.

Psalm 110:3

In the day of thy power shall thy people offer thee free-will offerings with a holy worship; the dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning.

Psalm 148:6

He hath made them fast for ever and ever; he hath given them a law which shall not be broken.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God which worketh in you both the will and also the deed, even of good will.

Revelation 22:17

And the spirit and the bride said, "Come." And let him that heareth, say also "Come." And let him that is athirst come. And let whosoever will, take of the water of life free.

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