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Ezra 7:12-26

Artaxerxes
<0783>_,
king
<04430>
of kings
<04430>_,
unto Ezra
<05831>
the priest
<03549>_,
a scribe
<05613>
of the law
<01882>
of the God
<0426>
of heaven
<08065>_,
perfect
<01585> (8752)
[peace], and at such a time
<03706>_.
{unto...: or, to Ezra the priest, a perfect scribe of the law of the God of heaven, peace, etc}
I
<04481>
make
<07761> (8752)
a decree
<02942>_,
that all
<03606>
they of
<04481>
the people
<05972>
of Israel
<03479>_,
and [of] his priests
<03549>
and Levites
<03879>_,
in my realm
<04437>_,
which are minded of their own freewill
<05069> (8723)
to go up
<01946> (8749)
to Jerusalem
<03390>_,
go
<01946> (8748)
with thee
<05974>_.
Forasmuch
<01768> <06903>
as
<03606>
thou art sent
<07972> (8750)
of
<04481> <06925>
the king
<04430>_,
and of his seven
<07655>
counsellors
<03272> (8750)_,
to enquire
<01240> (8742)
concerning
<05922>
Judah
<03061>
and Jerusalem
<03390>_,
according to the law
<01882>
of thy God
<0426>
which [is] in thine hand
<03028>_;
{of the king: Chaldee, from before the king}
And to carry
<02987> (8682)
the silver
<03702>
and gold
<01722>_,
which the king
<04430>
and his counsellors
<03272> (8750)
have freely offered
<05069> (8724)
unto the God
<0426>
of Israel
<03479>_,
whose
<01768>
habitation
<04907>
[is] in Jerusalem
<03390>_,
And all
<03606>
the silver
<03702>
and gold
<01722>
that thou canst find
<07912> (8681)
in all
<03606>
the province
<04083>
of Babylon
<0895>_,
with
<05974>
the freewill offering
<05069> (8722)
of the people
<05972>_,
and of the priests
<03549>_,
offering willingly
<05069> (8723)
for the house
<01005>
of their God
<0426>
which [is] in Jerusalem
<03390>_:
That
<03606> <06903>
thou mayest buy
<07066> (8748)
speedily
<0629>
with this
<01836>
money
<03702>
bullocks
<08450>_,
rams
<01798>_,
lambs
<0563>_,
with their meat offerings
<04504>
and their drink offerings
<05261>_,
and offer
<07127> (8741)
them
<01994>
upon
<05922>
the altar
<04056>
of the house
<01005>
of your God
<0426>
which [is] in Jerusalem
<03390>_.
And whatsoever
<04101> <01768>
shall seem good
<03191> (8748)
to thee, and to
<05922>
thy brethren
<0252>_,
to do
<05648> (8749)
with the rest
<07606>
of the silver
<03702>
and the gold
<01722>_,
that do
<05648> (8748)
after the will
<07470>
of your God
<0426>_.
The vessels
<03984>
also that are given
<03052> (8727)
thee for the service
<06402>
of the house
<01005>
of thy God
<0426>_,
[those] deliver
<08000> (8680)
thou before
<06925>
the God
<0426>
of Jerusalem
<03390>_.
And whatsoever more
<07606>
shall be needful
<02819>
for the house
<01005>
of thy God
<0426>_,
which thou shalt have occasion
<05308> (8748)
to bestow
<05415> (8749)_,
bestow
<05415> (8748)
[it] out of
<04481>
the king's
<04430>
treasure
<01596>
house
<01005>_.
And I
<04481>_,
[even] I
<0576>
Artaxerxes
<0783>
the king
<04430>_,
do make
<07761> (8752)
a decree
<02942>
to all
<03606>
the treasurers
<01490>
which [are] beyond
<05675>
the river
<05103>_,
that whatsoever Ezra
<05831>
the priest
<03549>_,
the scribe
<05613>
of the law
<01882>
of the God
<0426>
of heaven
<08065>_,
shall require
<07593> (8748)
of you, it be done
<05648> (8725)
speedily
<0629>_,
Unto
<05705>
an hundred
<03969>
talents
<03604>
of silver
<03702>_,
and to an hundred
<03969>
measures
<03734>
of wheat
<02591>_,
and to an hundred
<03969>
baths
<01325>
of wine
<02562>_,
and to an hundred
<03969>
baths
<01325>
of oil
<04887>_,
and salt
<04416>
without
<03809>
prescribing
<03792>
[how much]. {measures: Chaldee, cors}
Whatsoever
<03606>
is commanded by
<02941> <04481>
the God
<0426>
of heaven
<08065>_,
let it be diligently
<0149>
done
<05648> (8725)
for the house
<01005>
of the God
<0426>
of heaven
<08065>_:
for
<01768>
why
<04101>
should there be
<01934> (8748)
wrath
<07109>
against
<05922>
the realm
<04437>
of the king
<04430>
and his sons
<01123>_?
{Whatsoever...: Chaldee, Whatsoever is of the decree}
Also we certify
<03046> (8683)
you, that touching any
<03606>
of the priests
<03549>
and Levites
<03879>_,
singers
<02171>_,
porters
<08652>_,
Nethinims
<05412>_,
or ministers
<06399> (8750)
of this
<01836>
house
<01005>
of God
<0426>_,
it shall not
<03809>
be lawful
<07990>
to impose
<07412> (8749)
toll
<04061>_,
tribute
<01093>_,
or custom
<01983>_,
upon
<05922>
them.
And thou
<0607>_,
Ezra
<05831>_,
after the wisdom
<02452>
of thy God
<0426>_,
that [is] in thine hand
<03028>_,
set
<04483> (8740)
magistrates
<08200> (8751)
and judges
<01782>_,
which may judge
<01934> (8748) <01778> (8751)
all
<03606>
the people
<05972>
that [are] beyond
<05675>
the river
<05103>_,
all
<03606>
such as know
<03046> (8751)
the laws
<01882>
of thy God
<0426>_;
and teach
<03046> (8681)
ye them that know
<03046> (8751)
[them] not
<03809>_.
And whosoever
<03606>
will not
<03809>
do
<01934> (8748) <05648> (8751)
the law
<01882>
of thy God
<0426>_,
and the law
<01882>
of the king
<04430>_,
let judgment
<01780>
be
<01934> (8748)
executed
<05648> (8727)
speedily
<0629>
upon him
<04481>_,
whether
<02006>
[it be] unto death
<04193>_,
or
<02006>
to banishment
<08332>_,
or
<02006>
to confiscation
<06065>
of goods
<05232>_,
or to imprisonment
<0613>_.
{to banishment: Chaldee, to rooting out}


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