Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done with zeal for the house of the God of heaven, so that there will not be wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons.

King James Version

Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Holman Bible

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven must be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven, so that wrath will not fall on the realm of the king and his sons.

International Standard Version

Whatever is commanded by the God of Heaven is to be done with all due diligence for the Temple of the God of Heaven, or wrath will come against the king's realm and his sons.

A Conservative Version

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

American Standard Version

Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Amplified

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done diligently and honorably for the house of the God of heaven, lest His wrath be against the realm of the king and his sons.

Bible in Basic English

Whatever is ordered by the God of heaven, let it be done completely for the house of the God of heaven; so that there may not be wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons.

Darby Translation

Whatever is commanded by the God of the heavens, let it be carefully done for the house of the God of the heavens; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be speedily done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Julia Smith Translation

All that from the decree of the God of the heavens shall be done diligently for the house of the God of the heavens: for why to be wrath upon the kingdom of the king and his sons?

King James 2000

Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Lexham Expanded Bible

All that is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done with diligence for the house of the God of heaven, otherwise wrath will come on the kingdom of the king and his sons.

Modern King James verseion

Whatever is commanded by the God of Heaven, let it be carefully done for the house of the God of Heaven, for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whatsoever belongeth to the law of the God of heaven, let the same be done with diligence for the house of the God of heaven, that there come no wrath upon the king's realm and his children.

NET Bible

Everything that the God of heaven has required should be precisely done for the temple of the God of heaven. Why should there be wrath against the empire of the king and his sons?

New Heart English Bible

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

The Emphasized Bible

Whatsoever is due to an edict of the God of the heavens, let it be done diligently, for the house of the God of the heavens, - for wherefore should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Webster

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

World English Bible

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Youngs Literal Translation

all that is by the decree of the God of heaven, let be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven; for why is there wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

is commanded by
טעם 
Ta`am (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

the God
אלהּ 
'elahh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 95

of heaven
שׁמין 
Shamayin (Aramaic) 
שׁמין 
Shamayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 38
Usage: 38

אדרזדּא 
'adrazda' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

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

for the house
בּית 
Bayith (Aramaic) 
Usage: 44

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

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

מה 
Mah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

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

קצף 
Q@tsaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

the realm
מלכוּ 
Malkuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

of the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

Context Readings

Artaxerxes' Letter To Ezra

22 even up to 100 talents of silver, 100 kors of wheat, 100 baths of wine, 100 baths of oil, and salt as needed. 23 "Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done with zeal for the house of the God of heaven, so that there will not be wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons. 24 "We also inform you that it is not allowed to impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.


Cross References

Ezra 6:10-12

that they may offer acceptable sacrifices to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king and his sons.

Ezra 7:13

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.

Ezra 7:18

"Whatever seems good to you and to your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and gold, you may do according to the will of your God.

Psalm 119:4

You have ordained Your precepts, That we should keep them diligently.

Zechariah 12:3

"It will come about in that day that I will make Jerusalem a heavy stone for all the peoples; all who lift it will be severely injured And all the nations of the earth will be gathered against it.

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