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Ezra 6:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to these elders of the Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the River, expenses be given with all diligence unto these men, that they be not hindered.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, [even] of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of [the provinces] beyond the River, and that without delay.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Moreover, I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, [even] of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given to these men, that they be not hindered.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Moreover, I give orders what ye shall do to these elders of the Jews, for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, of the tribute beyond the river, expenses be diligently given to these men, that they be not hindered.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, from me, is issued an edict, as to that which ye shall do, with these elders of Judah, for the building of this house of God,—That, of the resources of the king, even the tribute Beyond the River, forthwith, the expenses be given unto these men, for they must not be hindered.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And by me is made a decree concerning that which ye do with the elders of these Jews to build this house of God, that of the riches of the king, that [are] of the tribute beyond the river, speedily let the outlay be given to these men, that they cease not;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I also have commanded what must be done by those ancients of the Jews, that the house of God may be built, to wit, that of the king's chest, that is, of the tribute that is paid out of the country beyond the river, the charges be diligently given to those men, lest the work be hindered.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Moreouer I make a decree, what ye shall doe to the Elders of these Iewes, for the building of this house of God: that of the kings goods, euen of the tribute beyond the riuer, forthwith expences be giuen vnto these men, that they be not hindered.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Also a decree has been made by me, if haply ye may do somewhat in concert with the elders of the Jews for the building of that house of God: to wit, out of the king's property, [even] the tributes beyond the river, let there be money to defray the expenses carefully granted to those men, so that they be not hindered.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Yehudaye for the building of this house of Elah: that of the king's goods, [even] of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Moreover I y4481
[4481] Standard
מִן
min
{min}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4480.
make 7761
{7761} Prime
שׂוּם
suwm
{soom}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7760.
z8752
<8752> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 51
a decree 2942
{2942} Prime
טְעֵם
t@`em
{teh-ame'}
(Chaldee); from H2939, and equivalent to H2941; properly flavor; figuratively judgment (both subjectively and objectively); hence account (both subjectively and objectively).
what 3964
{3964} Prime
מָא
ma'
{maw}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4100; (as indefinite) that.
x1768
(1768) Complement
דִּי
diy
{dee}
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668; that, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of.
ye shall do 5648
{5648} Prime
עַבַד
`abad
{ab-bad'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5647; to do, make, prepare, keep, etc.
z8748
<8748> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 145
to 5974
{5974} Prime
עִם
`im
{eem}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5973.
the elders 7868
{7868} Prime
שָׂב
siyb
{seeb}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7867.
z8750
<8750> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 141
of these 479
{0479} Prime
אִלֵּךְ
'illek
{il-lake'}
(Chaldee); prolonged from H0412; these.
Yhy יְהוּדָיֵא 3062
{3062} Prime
יְהוּדָאִי
Y@huwda'iy
{yeh-hoo-daw-ee'}
(Chaldee); patrial from H3061; a Jehudaite (or Judaite), that is, Jew.
for the building 1124
{1124} Prime
בְּנָא
b@na'
{ben-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1129; to build.
z8749
<8749> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 31
of this 1791
{1791} Prime
דֵּךְ
dek
{dake}
(Chaldee); prolonged from H1668; this.
house 1005
{1005} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1004.
of lh אֱלָה: 426
{0426} Prime
אֱלָהּ
'elahh
{el-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0433; God.
that of the king's y4430
[4430] Standard
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4428; a king.
goods, 5232
{5232} Prime
נְכַס
n@kac
{nek-as'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5233.
x4481
(4481) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4480.
x4430
(4430) Complement
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4428; a king.
[even] of 1768
{1768} Prime
דִּי
diy
{dee}
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668; that, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of.
the tribute 4061
{4061} Prime
מִדָּה
middah
{mid-daw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H4060; tribute in money.
beyond 5675
{5675} Prime
עֲבַר
`abar
{ab-ar'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5676.
the river, 5103
{5103} Prime
נְהַר
n@har
{neh-har'}
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H5102; a river, especially the Euphrates.
forthwith 629
{0629} Prime
אָספַרְנָא
'ocparna'
{os-par-naw'}
(Chaldee); of Persian derivation; diligently.
expenses 5313
{5313} Prime
נִפְקָה
niphqa'
{nif-kaw'}
(Chaldee); from H5312; an outgo, that is, expense.
be 1934
{1934} Prime
הַוָא
hava'
{hav-aw'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1933; to exist; used in a great variety of applications (especially in connection with other words).
z8748
<8748> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 145
given 3052
{3052} Prime
יְהָב
y@hab
{yeh-hab'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3051.
z8727
<8727> Grammar
Stem - Ithpeal (See H8829)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 9
unto these 479
{0479} Prime
אִלֵּךְ
'illek
{il-lake'}
(Chaldee); prolonged from H0412; these.
men, 1400
{1400} Prime
גְּבַר
g@bar
{gheb-ar'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1399.
that x1768
(1768) Complement
דִּי
diy
{dee}
(Chaldee); apparently for H1668; that, used as relative, conjugational, and especially (with preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as a preposition of.
they be not 3809
{3809} Prime
לָא
la'
{law}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3808.
hindered. 989
{0989} Prime
בְּטַל
b@tel
{bet-ale'}
(Chaldee); corresponding to H0988; to stop.
z8749
<8749> Grammar
Stem - Peal (See H8837)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 31
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezra 6:8-10

_ _ of the king’s goods, even of the tribute beyond the river ... expenses be given unto these men — The decree granted them the privilege of drawing from his provincial treasury of Syria, to the amount of whatever they required for the furthering of the work and providing sacrifice for the service of the temple, that the priests might daily pray for the health of the king and the prosperity of the empire.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezra 6:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezra 6:8

Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, [even] of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given unto these men, that they be (d) not hindered.

(d) For lack of money.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I make a decree:
Chal, by me a decree is made

the king's:

Ezra 6:4 [With] three rows of great stones, and a row of new timber: and let the expenses be given out of the king's house:
Ezra 4:16 We certify the king that, if this city be builded [again], and the walls thereof set up, by this means thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.
Ezra 4:20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled over all [countries] beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.
Ezra 7:15-22 And to carry the silver and gold, which the king and his counsellors have freely offered unto the God of Israel, whose habitation [is] in Jerusalem, ... Unto an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing [how much].
Psalms 68:29-31 Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee. ... Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
Haggai 2:8 The silver [is] mine, and the gold [is] mine, saith the LORD of hosts.

hindered:
Chal, made to cease,
Ezra 4:21 Give ye now commandment to cause these men to cease, and that this city be not builded, until [another] commandment shall be given from me.
Ezra 4:23 Now when the copy of king Artaxerxes' letter [was] read before Rehum, and Shimshai the scribe, and their companions, they went up in haste to Jerusalem unto the Jews, and made them to cease by force and power.
Ezra 5:5 But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this [matter].
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