Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 0

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and to drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

and to send
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מנה 
manah 
Usage: 11

and to make

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 And the Levites quieted all the people, saying, “Be still, since today is holy. Do not grieve.” 12 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. 13 On the second day, the family leaders of all the people, along with the priests and Levites, assembled before Ezra the scribe to study the words of the law.



Cross References

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, who were Levites, explained the law to the people as they stood in their places.

Job 23:12

I have not departed from the commands of His lips;
I have treasured the words of His mouth
more than my daily food.

Psalm 19:8-11

The precepts of the Lord are right,
making the heart glad;
the command of the Lord is radiant,
making the eyes light up.

Psalm 119:14

I rejoice in the way revealed by Your decrees
as much as in all riches.

Psalm 119:16

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

Psalm 119:72

Instruction from Your lips is better for me
than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Psalm 119:97

?MemHow I love Your instruction!
It is my meditation all day long.

Psalm 119:103-104

How sweet Your word is to my taste—
sweeter than honey in my mouth.

Psalm 119:111

I have Your decrees as a heritage forever;
indeed, they are the joy of my heart.

Psalm 119:127

Since I love Your commands
more than gold, even the purest gold,

Psalm 119:130

The revelation of Your words brings light
and gives understanding to the inexperienced.

Psalm 119:171

My lips pour out praise,
for You teach me Your statutes.

Psalm 119:174

I long for Your salvation, Lord,
and Your instruction is my delight.

Psalm 126:1-3

A song of ascents.When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,
we were like those who dream.

Proverbs 2:10-11

For wisdom will enter your mind,
and knowledge will delight your heart.

Proverbs 24:13-14

Eat honey, my son, for it is good,
and the honeycomb is sweet to your palate;

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found, and I ate them.
Your words became a delight to me
and the joy of my heart,
for I am called by Your name,
Yahweh God of Hosts.

Luke 24:32

So they said to each other, “Weren’t our hearts ablaze within us while He was talking with us on the road and explaining the Scriptures to us?”

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For the desire to do what is good is with me, but there is no ability to do it.

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