Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So the Levites calmed all the people, saying, "Be still, for the day is holy; do not be grieved."

King James Version

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.

Holman Bible

And the Levites quieted all the people, saying, “Be still, since today is holy. Do not grieve.”

International Standard Version

The descendants of Levi also calmed all the people by saying, "Be still, for the day is holy. Don't be sorrowful!"

A Conservative Version

So the Levites quieted all the people, saying, Be silent, for the day is holy, neither be ye grieved.

American Standard Version

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.

Amplified

So the Levites quieted all the people, saying, Be still, for the day is holy. And do not be grieved and sad.

Bible in Basic English

So the Levites made all the people quiet, saying, Be quiet, for the day is holy; and do not give way to grief.

Darby Translation

And the Levites quieted all the people, saying, Be still! for the day is holy; neither be grieved.

Julia Smith Translation

And the Levites silencing to all the people, saying, Silence; for the day is holy; and ye shall not grieve.

King James 2000

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be you grieved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So the Levites silenced all of the people, saying, "Silence, for this day is holy. Do not be grieved."

Modern King James verseion

And the Levites quieted all the people, saying, Be quiet, for the day is holy. And do not be grieved.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the Levites stilled all the people, and said, "Hold your peace, for the day is holy: vex not ye yourselves."

NET Bible

Then the Levites quieted all the people saying, "Be quiet, for this day is holy. Do not grieve."

New Heart English Bible

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, "Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be grieved."

The Emphasized Bible

And, the Levites, were quieting all the people, saying - Hush! for, the day, is holy, - and be not grieved.

Webster

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.

World English Bible

So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, "Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be grieved."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Levites are keeping all the people silent, saying, 'Be silent, for to-day is holy, and be not grieved.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

חשׁה 
Chashah 
Usage: 15

all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

for the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

is holy
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

Context Readings

Ezra Reads The Law To The People

10 Then he said to them, "Go, eat of the fat, drink of the sweet, and send portions to him who has nothing prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not be grieved, for the joy of the LORD is your strength." 11 So the Levites calmed all the people, saying, "Be still, for the day is holy; do not be grieved." 12 All the people went away to eat, to drink, to send portions and to celebrate a great festival, because they understood the words which had been made known to them.



Cross References

Numbers 13:30

Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, "We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we will surely overcome it."

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