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Ezra 7:26

    Ezra 7:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And whosoever will not do the law of thy God, and the law of the king, let judgment be executed speedily upon him, whether it be unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And whoever will not do the law of your God, and the law of the king, let judgment be executed speedily on him, whether it be to death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And whosoever will not do the law of thy God, and the law of the king, let judgment be executed upon him with all diligence, whether it be unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And if anyone does not keep the law of your God and the law of the king, take care that punishment is given to him, by death or by driving him from his country or by taking away his goods or by putting him in prison.

    Webster's Revision

    And whosoever will not do the law of thy God, and the law of the king, let judgment be executed upon him with all diligence, whether it be unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.

    World English Bible

    Whoever will not do the law of your God, and the law of the king, let judgment be executed on him with all diligence, whether it be to death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And whosoever will not do the law of thy God, and the law of the king, let judgment be executed upon him with all diligence, whether it be unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.

    Definitions for Ezra 7:26

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezra 7:26

    Whether it be unto death - These include almost every species of punishment which should be inflicted on culprits in any civilized state.

    With this verse the Chaldee part of this chapter ends.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezra 7:26

    Banishment - literally, as in the margin. Separation from the congregation is probably intended (compare Ezra 10:8).

    Wesley's Notes on Ezra 7:26

    7:26 Let judgment - What could David himself, as king, have done more, for the honour of God, and the furtherance of religion?