3:2 Then Jeshua the son of Jozadak 1 and his priestly colleagues 2 and Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and his colleagues 3 started to build 4 the altar of the God of Israel so they could offer burnt offerings on it as required by 5 the law of Moses the man of God.
3:8 In the second year after they had come to the temple of God in Jerusalem, 6 in the second month, Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak initiated the work, 7 along with the rest of their associates, 8 the priests and the Levites, and all those who were coming to Jerusalem from the exile. They appointed 9 the Levites who were at least twenty years old 10 to take charge of the work on the Lord’s temple.
1 sn Jozadak (also in 3:8) is a variant spelling of Jehozadak.
2 tn Heb “his brothers the priests.”
3 tn Heb “his brothers.”
4 tn Heb “arose and built.”
5 tn Heb “written in.” Cf. v. 4.
6 map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.
7 tn Heb “began”; the phrase “the work” is supplied in the translation for the sake of clarity.
8 tn Heb “their brothers.”
9 tn Heb “stood.”
10 tn Heb “from twenty years and upward.”