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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezra 5:5

But the eye of their God was vpon the Elders of the Iewes, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answere by letter concerning this matter.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not stop them until a report could come to Darius, and then a written reply be returned concerning it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, till the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the eye of their God was on the chiefs of the Jews, and they did not make them give up working till the question had been put before Darius and an answer had come by letter about it.
- Basic English Bible

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease till the matter came to Darius; and then they returned answer by letter concerning it.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, until the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.
- World English Bible

And the eye of their God hath been upon the elders of the Jews, and they have not caused them to cease till the matter goeth to Darius, and then they send back a letter concerning this thing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, till the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezra 5:5

Wesley's Notes for Ezra 5:5


5:3 Shethar - boznai - Not Rehum and Shimshai, &c. who were either dead, or removed from their office by Darius.

5:4 We - Jews. Accordingly - According to what they asked. That made this building - That were the undertakers and encouragers of it.


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