Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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) 
God, god
Usage: 95

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

let it be diligently
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) 
God, god
Usage: 95

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

why
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 up to 100 silver talents, 100 measures of wheat, 100 measures of wine, 100 measures of oil, and salt without limitation. 23 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. 24 Furthermore, we decree that with respect to any of the priests, descendants of Levi, singers, gatekeepers, Temple Servants, or other servants of this Temple of God, it is not to be lawful to impose any tribute, tax, or toll on them.


Cross References

Ezra 6:10-12

so they may approach the God of Heaven with fragrant sacrifices and pray for the life of this king and his sons.

Ezra 7:13

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.

Ezra 7:18

Furthermore, the balance remaining of the silver and gold may be used for whatever other purpose you and your people desire, as long as such use is consistent with the will of your God.

Psalm 119:4

You have commanded concerning your precepts, that they be guarded with diligence.

Zechariah 12:3

It will come about at that time that I will make Jerusalem a heavy weight; so everyone who burdens themselves with it will be crushed, even though all of the nations of the earth gather themselves against it.

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