Most Popular Bible Verses in Ezra
Every survivor, at whatever place he may
Then the heads of fathers’ households of Judah and Benjamin and the priests and the Levites arose,
“Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, ‘The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and
All those about them
For Ezra had set his heart to
and Cyrus, king of Persia, had them brought out by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and he counted them out to
They celebrated the
He came to Jerusalem in the fifth month, which was in the seventh year of the king.
30 gold bowls, 410 silver bowls of a second kind and 1,000 other articles.
All the articles of gold and silver numbered 5,400. Sheshbazzar brought them all up with the exiles who went up from Babylon to Jerusalem.
Now this was their number: 30
Leave this work on the house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews rebuild this house of God on its site.
of the sons of Joab, Obadiah the son of Jehiel and 218 males with him;
and hired counselors against them to frustrate their counsel all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.
and afterward there was a
which You have commanded by Your servants the prophets, saying, ‘The land which you are entering to possess is an unclean land with the uncleanness of the peoples of the lands, with their abominations which have filled it from end to end and
Now in the reign of
For on the first of the first month
and of the sons of Bani, Shelomith, the son of Josiphiah and 160 males with him;
Then all the assembly replied with a loud voice, “That’s right! As you have said, so it is
So now do not
This is the copy of the letter which
Whatever is needed, both young bulls, rams, and lambs for a burnt offering to the God of heaven, and wheat, salt, wine and anointing oil, as the priests in Jerusalem request, it is to be given to them daily without fail,
the sons of Shephatiah, 372;
And in the days of
Let our leaders
From the first day of the seventh month they began to offer burnt offerings to the Lord, but the foundation of the temple of the Lord had not been laid.
They finished investigating all the men who had married foreign wives by the first day of the first month.
But the exiles did so. And
Now this is the copy of the decree which King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe,
that they may offer
and of the sons of Azgad, Johanan the son of Hakkatan and 110 males with him;
O Lord God of Israel,
and of the sons of Adonikam, the last ones, these being their names, Eliphelet, Jeuel and Shemaiah, and 60 males with them;
and of the sons of Bigvai, Uthai and
So I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah and Meshullam,
Then they gave money to the masons and carpenters, and
Now I assembled them at
the sons of
Among the sons of the priests who had married foreign wives were found of the sons of
They sent a report to him in which it was written thus: “To Darius the king, all peace.
But there are many people; it is the rainy season and we are not able to stand in the open. Nor can the task be done in one or two days, for we have transgressed greatly in this matter.
and of the sons of Bebai, Zechariah the son of Bebai and 28 males with him;
Of the sons of Immer there were Hanani and Zebadiah;
After all that has come upon us for our evil deeds and
Of the singers there was Eliashib; and of the gatekeepers: Shallum, Telem and Uri.
and of the sons of Harim: Maaseiah, Elijah, Shemaiah, Jehiel and Uzziah;
Then King Darius issued a decree, and
Now in the second year of their coming to the house of God at Jerusalem in the second month,
Then they appointed the priests to
then wrote Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe and
Now when the builders had
“I, even I, King Artaxerxes, issue a decree to all the treasurers who are in the provinces beyond the
Only Jonathan the son of Asahel and Jahzeiah the son of Tikvah
Let it be known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is being built with huge stones, and
Forasmuch as you are sent
And I issued a decree that
Yet many of the priests and Levites and heads of fathers’ households,
May the God who
and the rest of the nations which the great and honorable
and of the sons of Pashhur: Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethanel, Jozabad and Elasah.
Shecaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, said to Ezra, “
Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished,
they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of fathers’ households, and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we, like you, seek your God;
Now because we
This Ezra went up from Babylon, and he was a
let it be known to the king that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding
and of the sons of Harim: Eliezer, Isshijah,
And the sons of Israel, the priests, the Levites and the rest of the
and of the sons of
and to bring the silver and gold, which the king and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel,
this is the copy of the letter which they sent to him:“To King Artaxerxes: Your servants, the men in the region beyond the River, and now
Then we asked those elders and said to them thus, ‘Who issued you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?’
the sons of
and of the sons of Elam: Mattaniah, Zechariah, Jehiel, Abdi, Jeremoth and Elijah;
Then work on the house of God in Jerusalem ceased, and it was stopped until the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
So all the men of Judah and Benjamin assembled at Jerusalem within the three days. It was the ninth month on the twentieth of the month, and all the people sat in the open square before the house of God,
so that the people could not distinguish the sound of the shout of joy from the sound of the weeping of the people, for the people shouted with a loud shout, and the sound was heard far away.
and of the sons of Pahath-moab: Adna, Chelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezalel, Binnui and Manasseh;
Of Israel, of the sons of
Of Levites there were Jozabad, Shimei, Kelaiah (that is, Kelita), Pethahiah, Judah and Eliezer.
with this money, therefore, you shall diligently buy bulls, rams and lambs,
so that a search may be made in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that that city is a rebellious city and damaging to kings and provinces, and that they have incited revolt within it in past days; therefore that city was laid waste.
and of the sons of Bani: Meshullam, Malluch and Adaiah, Jashub, Sheal and Jeremoth;
I sent them to Iddo the
Blessed be the Lord, the God of our fathers,
They offered for the dedication of this temple of God 100 bulls, 200 rams, 400 lambs, and as a sin offering for all Israel
So they set up the altar on its foundation, for
The sons of Israel who returned from exile and
Arise! For this matter is
They made a proclamation throughout Judah and Jerusalem to all the exiles, that they should assemble at Jerusalem,
Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes’ document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.
We also asked them their names so as to inform you, and that we might write down the names of the men who were at their head.
So we fasted and sought our God concerning this matter, and He
Also the utensils which are given to you for the service of the house of your God, deliver in full before the God of Jerusalem.
Then the king sent an answer to Rehum the commander, to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their colleagues who live in Samaria and in the rest of the provinces beyond the River: “Peace. And now
and of the sons of Bebai: Jehohanan, Hananiah, Zabbai and Athlai;
But Zerubbabel and Jeshua and the rest of the heads of fathers’ households of Israel said to them, “
Now these are the heads of their fathers’ households and the genealogical enrollment of those who went up with me from Babylon in the reign of King Artaxerxes:
Then Ezra rose and
For I was ashamed to request from the king troops and horsemen to
the document which you sent to us has been
and that whoever would not come within three days, according to the counsel of the leaders and the elders, all his possessions should be forfeited and he himself excluded from the assembly of the exiles.
and 220 of
We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result you will have no possession in the province beyond the River.”
of the sons of Phinehas, Gershom; of the sons of Ithamar, Daniel; of the sons of David,
Whatever seems good to you and to your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and gold, you may do according to the will of your God.
Then Ezra the priest stood up and said to them, “You have been unfaithful and have married foreign wives adding to the guilt of Israel.
the sons of
the sons of
and Hashabiah and
and 20 gold bowls worth 1,000 darics, and two utensils of fine shiny bronze, precious as gold.
The rest of the needs for the house of your God, for which you may have occasion to provide,
At that time
Then I set apart twelve of the leading priests,
“You, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand,
He said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple
even up to 100 talents of silver, 100
Then that Sheshbazzar came and
Beware of being negligent in carrying out this matter; why should damage increase to the detriment of the kings?”
So, now issue a decree to make these men stop work, that this city may not be rebuilt until a decree is issued by me.
A decree has been
son of Shallum, son of Zadok, son of Ahitub,
“Now if it pleases the king,
Then we journeyed from
and I said, “O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have
But at the evening offering I arose from my
and of the sons of Elam, Jeshaiah the son of Athaliah and 70 males with him;
Then I said to them, “
son of Zerahiah, son of Uzzi, son of Bukki,
of the sons of Shecaniah who was of the sons of
son of Amariah, son of Azariah, son of Meraioth,
and of the sons of
and of the sons of Shephatiah, Zebadiah the son of Michael and 80 males with him;
of the sons of Pahath-moab, Eliehoenai the son of Zerahiah and 200 males with him;
So the priests and the Levites
son of Abishua, son of Phinehas, son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the chief priest.
When I heard about this matter, I
But now for a brief moment grace has been shown from the Lord our God,
of the sons of Zattu, Shecaniah, the son of Jahaziel and 300 males with him;
Watch and keep them
We also inform you that
Then I proclaimed
Whoever there is among you of all His people, may his God be with him! Let him go up to Jerusalem which is in Judah and rebuild the house of the Lord, the God of Israel;
“Now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken Your commandments,
When the prophets,
Now when these things had been completed, the princes approached me, saying, “The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not
Now when the seventh month came, and
of the sons of Bani: Maadai, Amram, Uel,
On the fourth day the silver and the gold and the utensils
All these had married
Benjamin, Malluch and Shemariah;
According to their ability they gave
The Levites: the sons of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the sons of
of the sons of Hashum: Mattenai, Mattattah, Zabad, Eliphelet, Jeremai, Manasseh and Shimei;
Of the sons of the priests: the sons of
Now these are those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub,
Everything was numbered and weighed, and all the weight was recorded at that time.
These searched among their ancestral registration, but they could not be located;
The sons of the gatekeepers: the sons of Shallum, the sons of Ater, the sons of Talmon, the sons of Akkub, the sons of Hatita, the sons of Shobai, in all 139.
besides their male and female servants
Some of the heads of fathers’ households, when they arrived at the house of the Lord which is in Jerusalem, offered willingly for the house of God to
The sons of
Vaniah, Meremoth, Eliashib,
Of the sons of
Bani, Binnui, Shimei,
Benaiah, Bedeiah, Cheluhi,
the sons of Keros, the sons of
the sons of Delaiah, the sons of Tobiah, the sons of Nekoda, 652.
the sons of Lebanah, the sons of Hagabah, the sons of Akkub,
Their horses were 736; their mules, 245;
the sons of Shephatiah, the sons of Hattil, the sons of Pochereth-hazzebaim, the sons of
the sons of
Mattaniah, Mattenai, Jaasu,
Shallum, Amariah and Joseph.
Shelemiah, Nathan, Adaiah,
the sons of Hagab, the sons of Shalmai, the sons of Hanan,
the sons of Barkos, the sons of Sisera, the sons of Temah,
the sons of Rezin, the sons of Nekoda, the sons of Gazzam,
the sons of Asnah, the sons of Meunim, the sons of
the sons of Giddel, the sons of Gahar, the sons of Reaiah,
Machnadebai, Shashai, Sharai,
the sons of Uzza, the sons of Paseah, the sons of Besai,
the sons of Neziah, the sons of Hatipha.
Azarel, Shelemiah, Shemariah,
the sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,
the sons of Bakbuk, the sons of Hakupha, the sons of Harhur,