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 Ezra 6:3 - 12
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   Book of Ezra
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"In R100 the first year of King Cyrus, Cyrus the king issued a decree: `Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the temple, F62 the place where sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt and let its foundations be retained, F63 its height being 60 cubits and its width 60 cubits;
 
6:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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with R101 three layers of huge stones and one F64 layer of timbers. And let the cost be paid from the royal F65 treasury.
 
6:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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`Also let the R102 gold and silver utensils of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, be returned and brought F66 to their places in the temple in Jerusalem; and you shall put them in the house of God.'
 
6:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Now therefore, Tattenai, R103 governor of the province beyond the River, F67 Shethar-bozenai and your F68 colleagues, the officials of the provinces beyond the River, F67 keep F69 away from there.
 
6:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"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.
 
6:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Moreover, I R104 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.
 
6:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"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,
 
6:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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that they may offer acceptable F70 sacrifices to the God of heaven and pray R105 for the life of the king and his sons.
 
6:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"And I issued a decree that any R106 man who violates this edict, a timber shall be drawn from his house and he shall be impaled on it and his R107 house shall be made a refuse heap on account of this.
 
6:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"May the God who has R108 caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who attempts F71 to change it, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree, let it be carried out with all diligence!"
 

FOOTNOTES:
F62 Lit house
F63 Or fixed, laid
F64 So Gr; Aram a layer of new timber
F65 Lit king's house
F66 Lit go
F67 I.e. Euphrates River, and so throughout the ch
F68 Aram their
F69 Lit be distant
F70 Lit pleasing; or sweet-smelling sacrifices
F71 Lit sends his hand

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R100 Ezra 1:1; 5:13
R101 1 Kings 6:36
R102 Ezra 1:7; 5:14
R103 Ezra 5:3; 6:13
R104 Ezra 6:4; 7:14-22
R105 Ezra 7:23; Jeremiah 29:7; 1 Timothy 2:1,2
R106 Ezra 7:26
R107 Daniel 2:5; 3:29
R108 Deuteronomy 12:5,11; 1 Kings 9:3

 
 

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