Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For upon the first day of the first month began he to go up from Babylon: and on the first day of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of God upon him.

New American Standard Bible

For on the first of the first month he began to go up from Babylon; and on the first of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, because the good hand of his God was upon him.

King James Version

For upon the first day of the first month began he to go up from Babylon, and on the first day of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

Holman Bible

He began the journey from Babylon on the first day of the first month and arrived in Jerusalem on the first day of the fifth month since the gracious hand of his God was on him.

International Standard Version

On the first day of the first month he left Babylon and he arrived in Jerusalem on the first day of the fifth month, since the beneficent hand of his God was upon him.

A Conservative Version

For upon the first [day] of the first month he began to go up from Babylon, and on the first [day] of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

American Standard Version

For upon the first day of the first month began he to go up from Babylon; and on the first day of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

Amplified

For on the first of the first month he started out from Babylon, and on the first of the fifth month he arrived in Jerusalem, because the good hand of his God was on him.

Bible in Basic English

For, starting his journey from Babylon on the first day of the first month, he came to Jerusalem on the first day of the fifth month, by the good help of his God.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

For in one to the first month he laid the foundation of going up from Babel, and in one to the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

King James 2000

For upon the first day of the first month he began to go up from Babylon, and on the first day of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For on the first day of the first month he began the journey from Babylonia; and on the first day of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, for the good hand of his God [was] on him.

Modern King James verseion

For on the first of the first month he began to go up from Babylon, and on the first of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God on him.

NET Bible

On the first day of the first month he had determined to make the ascent from Babylon, and on the first day of the fifth month he arrived at Jerusalem, for the good hand of his God was on him.

New Heart English Bible

For on the first day of the first month began he to go up from Babylon; and on the first day of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God on him.

The Emphasized Bible

For, on the first of the first month, was a beginning made of coming up from Babylon, - and, on the first of the fifth month, entered he into Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

Webster

For upon the first day of the first month he began to go from Babylon, and on the first day of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

World English Bible

For on the first [day] of the first month began he to go up from Babylon; and on the first [day] of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God on him.

Youngs Literal Translation

for on the first of the month he hath founded the ascent from Babylon, and on the first of the fifth month he hath come in unto Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For upon the first
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

day of the first
ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279
Usage: 279

יסד 
Y@cud 
Usage: 1

he to go up
מעלה 
Ma`alah 
degree, steps, stairs, dial, by, come, stories, go up
Usage: 46

בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

and on the first
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

day of the fifth
חמשּׁי חמישׁי 
Chamiyshiy 
Usage: 45


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

he to Jerusalem
ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of his God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Ezra's Arrival And Work

8 And they came to Jerusalem in the fifth month, that is the seventh year of the king. 9 For upon the first day of the first month began he to go up from Babylon: and on the first day of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of God upon him. 10 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.


Cross References

Ezra 7:6

This Ezra was a perfect scribe in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel did give. And the king gave him all that he required, according to the hand of the LORD his God upon him.

Nehemiah 2:8

And letters unto Asaph the lord of the king's wood, that he may give me wood for beams to the gates of the palace, which are hard on the house and hard on the walls of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into." And the king gave me according to the good hand of God upon me.

Nehemiah 2:18

And I told them of the good hand of my God which was upon me; and the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, "Then let us get up and build," and strengthened their hands to good.

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