Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

Holman Bible

Then all the people began to eat and drink, send portions, and have a great celebration, because they had understood the words that were explained to them.

International Standard Version

So all the people went to eat, to drink, to send something to those who had nothing, and to celebrate with great joy, because they understood the words that were being declared to them.

A Conservative Version

And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared to them.

American Standard Version

And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

Amplified

And all the people went their way to eat, drink, send portions, and make great rejoicing, for they had understood the words that were declared to them.

Bible in Basic English

And all the people went away to take food and drink, and to send food to others, and to be glad, because the words which were said to them had been made clear.

Darby Translation

And all the people went their way, to eat and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing. For they had understood the words that were declared to them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And all the people went to eat and to drink and to send portions and to rejoice with great joy because they had understood the words that were taught unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

And all the people will go to eat and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great gladness, for they understood the words that were made known to them.

King James 2000

And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All of the people went to eat, to drink, to send a share, and to have great joy because they understood the words that they had made known to them.

Modern King James verseion

And all the people went to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing, because they had understood the words which were declared to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all the people went their way to eat and to drink, and to send part unto others, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

NET Bible

So all the people departed to eat and drink and to share their food with others and to enjoy tremendous joy, for they had gained insight in the matters that had been made known to them.

New Heart English Bible

All the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared to them.

The Emphasized Bible

And all the people went their way, to eat and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing, - because they had understood the words which were made known unto them.

Webster

And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared to them.

World English Bible

All the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And all the people go to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great joy, because they have understood concerning the words that they made known to them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ילך 
Yalak 
go , walk , come , depart , ...away , follow , get , lead , brought , carry , bring ,
Usage: 0

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and to drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

and to send
שׁלח 
Shalach 
send , go , forth , send away , lay , send out , put , put away , cast out , stretch out , cast , set , put out , depart , soweth , loose ,
Usage: 848

מנה 
manah 
Usage: 11

and to make

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

the words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

Context Readings

Ezra Reads The Law To The People

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. 13 Then on the second day the heads of fathers' households of all the people, the priests and the Levites were gathered to Ezra the scribe that they might gain insight into the words of the law.



Cross References

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Also Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, the Levites, explained the law to the people while the people remained in their place.

Job 23:12

"I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

Psalm 19:8-11

The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Psalm 119:14

I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, As much as in all riches.

Psalm 119:16

I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word.

Psalm 119:72

The law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Psalm 119:97

O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.

Psalm 119:103-104

How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Psalm 119:111

I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

Psalm 119:127

Therefore I love Your commandments Above gold, yes, above fine gold.

Psalm 119:130

The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Psalm 119:171

Let my lips utter praise, For You teach me Your statutes.

Psalm 119:174

I long for Your salvation, O LORD, And Your law is my delight.

Psalm 126:1-3

When the LORD brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream.

Proverbs 2:10-11

For wisdom will enter your heart And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;

Proverbs 24:13-14

My son, eat honey, for it is good, Yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste;

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Luke 24:32

They said to one another, "Were not our hearts burning within us while He was speaking to us on the road, while He was explaining the Scriptures to us?"

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.



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