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Ezra 7:23

    Ezra 7:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Whatever is ordered by the God of heaven, let it be done completely for the house of the God of heaven; so that there may not be wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons.

    Webster's Revision

    Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

    World English Bible

    Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

    Definitions for Ezra 7:23

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezra 7:23

    Why should there be wrath - As he believed he was appointed by the Almighty to do this work, he therefore wished to do it heartily, knowing that if he did not, God would be displeased, and that the kingdom would be cut off from him or his posterity.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezra 7:23

    Literally, as in the margin, i. e., Whatsoever is commanded in the Law with respect to the temple service.