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Ezra 10:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Arise; for the matter belongeth unto thee, and we are with thee: be of good courage, and do it.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Arise; for [this] matter [belongeth] unto thee: we also [will be] with thee: be of good courage, and do [it].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Arise! For [this] matter is your responsibility, but we will be with you; be courageous and act.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Arise; for [this] matter [belongeth] to thee: we also [will be] with thee: be of good courage, and do [it].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Arise, for this matter is incumbent on thee, and we will be with thee: be of good courage, and do [it].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Arise, for, upon thee, resteth the thing, but, we, are with thee,—be strong, and act.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— rise, for on thee [is] the matter, and we [are] with thee; be strong, and do.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Arise, it is thy part to give orders, and we will be with thee: take courage, and do it.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Arise, for this matter [belongeth] vnto thee, wee also [will be] with thee: be of good courage, and doe [it].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— arise, and alarm them with the commands of our God; and let [it] be done according to the law. Rise up, for the matter [is] upon thee; and we [are] with thee: be strong and do.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Arise; for [this] matter [belongeth] unto thee: we also [will be] with thee: be of good courage, and do [it].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Arise; 6965
{6965} Prime
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
for x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
[this] matter 1697
{1697} Prime
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
[belongeth] unto x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
thee: we x587
(0587) Complement
Apparently from H0595; we.
also [will be] with x5973
(5973) Complement
From H6004; adverb or preposition, with (that is, in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
thee: be of good courage, 2388
{2388} Prime
A primitive root; to fasten upon; hence to seize, be strong (figuratively courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer.
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
and do 6213
{6213} Prime
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezra 10:4

Arise; for [this] matter (d) [belongeth] unto thee: we also [will be] with thee: be of good courage, and do [it].

(d) Because God has given you authority and learning to persuade the people in this and to command them.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Joshua 7:10-26 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face? ... And they raised over him a great heap of stones unto this day. So the LORD turned from the fierceness of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day.
1 Chronicles 22:16 Of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, [there is] no number. Arise [therefore], and be doing, and the LORD be with thee.
1 Chronicles 22:19 Now set your heart and your soul to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the LORD.
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do [it] with thy might; for [there is] no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

for this matter:
By the decree of Artaxerxes, Ezra was authorised to do every thing that the law of God required.
Ezra 7:23-28 Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons? ... And hath extended mercy unto me before the king, and his counsellors, and before all the king's mighty princes. And I was strengthened as the hand of the LORD my God [was] upon me, and I gathered together out of Israel chief men to go up with me.
Mark 13:34 [For the Son of man is] as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

we also will:

Joshua 1:16-18 And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go. ... Whosoever [he be] that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage.
1 Chronicles 28:10 Take heed now; for the LORD hath chosen thee to build an house for the sanctuary: be strong, and do [it].
1 Chronicles 28:21 And, behold, the courses of the priests and the Levites, [even they shall be with thee] for all the service of the house of God: and [there shall be] with thee for all manner of workmanship every willing skilful man, for any manner of service: also the princes and all the people [will be] wholly at thy commandment.

be of good:

Isaiah 35:3-4 Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees. ... Say to them [that are] of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come [with] vengeance, [even] God [with] a recompence; he will come and save you.
Hebrews 10:24 And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
Hebrews 12:12-13 Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; ... And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.
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Jsh 1:16; 7:10. 1Ch 22:16, 19; 28:10, 21. Ezr 7:23. Ec 9:10. Is 35:3. Mk 13:34. He 10:24; 12:12.

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