Ezra 3:1

“And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when the seuenth moneth was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities: the people gathered themselues together, as one man to Ierusalem.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when the seventh month came, and the sons of Israel {were} in the cities, the people gathered together as one man to Jerusalem.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the seventh month came, and the children of Israel were in the towns, the people came together like one man to Jerusalem.
- Basic English Bible

And when the seventh month came, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered together as one man to Jerusalem.
- Darby Bible

And when the seventh month had come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people assembled themselves as one man at Jerusalem.
- Webster's Bible

When the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.
- World English Bible

And the seventh month cometh, and the sons of Israel [are] in the cities, and the people are gathered, as one men, unto Jerusalem.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezra 3:1


3:1 Seventh month - This was a sacred kind of month wherein there were divers festivals, for which the people had been preparing themselves, and now came to Jerusalem to the celebration of them.


Discussion for Ezra 3:1

  • Bill Digby for verse 1
    Ez. 3:1 The section that states they came to Jerusalem "as one Man" reminds me of Ps.133: which states that anywhere God sees unity he blesses. Also did the grant given by Cyrus provide the income they had to give?

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