1 G5119 Then G* Darius G3588 the G935 king G5087 rendered G1106 a decree, G2532 and G1980 examined G1722 in G3588 the G974.2 libraries, G3739 of which G3588 the G1047 treasuries G2749 were situated G1563 there G1722 in G* Babylon.
2 G2532 And G2147 there was found G1722 in G* Achmetha G4172 the city, G1722 in G3588 the G919.1 palace G3588 of the G* Mede G4172 city, G2777 [2chapter of a scroll G1520 1one], G2532 and G3778 this G1510.7.3 was G1125 [3written G1722 4in G1473 5it G3588 1the G5279.1 2 record].
3 G1722 In G2094 [2year G4413 1 the first] G* of king Cyrus, G935 G* Cyrus G3588 the G935 king G5087 rendered G1106 a decree G4012 concerning G3624 the house G3588 G2316 of God, G3588 the one G1722 in G* Jerusalem, saying, G3588 [2the G3624 3house G3618 1Let] be built, G2532 and G5117 the place G3739 of which G2378.1 they sacrifice G3588 the G2378.2 sacrifices! G2532 And G3588 [2the G2310 3foundations G5087 1set], G5311 the height G4083 [2cubits G1835 1of sixty], G4114 and the width G1473 of it G4083 [2cubits G1835 1sixty],
4 G2532 and G1390.1 [2layers G3035 4stones G2900 3of fortified G5140 1three], G2532 and G1390.1 [2layer G3586 4timbers G2537 3of new G1520 1one]! G2532 And G3588 the G1160 expense G1537 [2out of G3624 3 the house G3588 4of the G935 5king G1325 1shall be granted].
5 G2532 And G3588 the G4632 items G3624 of the house G3588 G2316 of God, G3588 the ones G5552 of gold, G2532 and G3588 the ones G693 of silver, G3739 which G* Nebuchadnezzar G1627 brought forth G575 from G3588 the G3624 house, G3588 of the one G1722 in G* Jerusalem, G2532 and G2865 carried G1519 into G* Babylon; G2532 even G1325 let them be given, G2532 and G565 brought forth G1519 into G3588 the G3485 temple, G3588 of the one G1722 in G* Jerusalem, G1909 unto G5117 their place, G1473 G2532 and G5087 put them G1722 in G3624 the house G3588 G2316 of God!
6 G3568 Now G3767 then G* Tatnai G4755 commandant G3588 of the G4008 other side G3588 of the G4215 river, G* Shethar-boznai, G2532 and G3588 G4889 his fellow-servants G1473 G* the Apharsachites, G3588 the ones G1722 on G3588 the G4008 other side G3588 of the G4215 river, G3112 [2far G1510.6 1be being G1564 3from there].
7 G2532 And G3568 now G863 leave alone G3588 the G2041 work G3624 of the house G3588 G2316 of God, G3588 and the G860.1 ones guiding G3588 of the G* Jews, G2532 and G3588 the G4245 elders G3588 of the G* Jews! G3624 [3house G3588 G2316 4of God G1565 2that G3618 1Let them build] G1909 upon G3588 G5117 its place! G1473
8 G2532 And G1223 by G1473 me G5087 was rendered G1378 a decree G3588 G4160 to do G1223 through G3588 the G4245 elders G3588 G* of those Jews G1565 G3588 G3618 to build G3624 [2house G3588 G2316 3of God G1565 1that], G2532 and G575 from G3588 the G5224 subsistence G3588 of the G935 king, G3588 of the G5411 tribute G4008 on the other side G3588 of the G4215 river, G1960 that carefully G1160 an expense G1510.5 be G1325 given G3588 G435 to those men G1565 G3588 G3361 to not G2673 cease work!
9 G2532 And G3739 what G302 ever G5303 deficiency -- G2532 both G5207 male offspring G1016 of oxen, G2532 and G2919.1 rams, G2532 and G286 lambs G1519 for G3646.1 whole burnt-offerings G3588 to the G2316 God G3588 of the G3772 heaven, G4447.1 and wheat, G217 salt, G3631 wine, G1637 olive oil, G2596 according to G3588 the G4487 word G3588 of the G2409 priests, G3588 the ones G1722 in G* Jerusalem, G1510.5 let it be G1325 given G1473 to them G2250 day G1722 by G2250 day, G531.1 unalterable, G3739 what G302 ever G154 they should ask!
10 G2443 That G1510.3 there might be G2175 a pleasant aroma G4374 offering G3588 to the G2316 God G3588 of the G3772 heaven, G2532 and G4336 they might pray G1519 for G2222 the life G3588 of the G935 king, G2532 and G3588 G5207 his sons. G1473
11 G2532 And G575 from G1473 me G5087 was rendered G1106 a decree, G3754 that G3956 every G444 man G3739 who G302 ever G236 changes G3588 G4487 this word G3778 G2507 [4shall be demolished G3586 1 the timber G1537 2of G3588 G3614 3his house], G1473 G2532 and G3718.1 a stake being straight up G4078 he shall be pitched G1909 upon G1473 it, G2532 and G3588 G3624 his house G1473 G1510.8.3 will be G1519 for G1282.2 ravaging.
12 G2532 And G3588 the G2316 God G3739 of whom G2681 encamps G3588 with his G3686 name G1563 there, G2690 he shall eradicate G3956 every G935 king G2532 and G2992 people G3739 who G1614 should stretch out G3588 G5495 his hand G1473 G236 to change G2532 and G853 remove from view G3588 the G3624 house G3588 G2316 of God, G1565 that one G3588 G1722 in G* Jerusalem. G1473 I G* Darius G5087 rendered G1106 the decree. G1960 Carefully G1096 let it become!
13 G5119 Then G* Tatnai G3588 the G1885.1 chief ruler G4008 on the other side G3588 of the G4215 river, G2532 and G* Shethar-boznai, G2532 and G3588 G4889 his fellow-servants, G1473 G2530 in so far as G649 [4sent G* 1Darius G3588 2the G935 3king], G3779 thus G4160 they did G1960 carefully.
14 G2532 And G3588 the G4245 elders G3588 of the G* Jews G3618 built, G2532 and G2720 prospered G1722 at G4394 the prophecy G* of Haggai G3588 the G4396 prophet, G2532 and G* Zechariah G5207 son G* of Iddo. G2532 And G456 they rebuilt, G2532 and G2675 made ready G575 by G1106 the decree G2316 of the God G* of Israel, G2532 and G575 by G1106 the decree G* of Cyrus, G2532 and G* Darius, G2532 and G* Artaxerxes G935 kings G* of Persia.
15 G2532 And G5055 they finished G3588 G3624 this house G3778 G2193 by G2250 [2day G5154 1 the third] G3376 of the month G77.1 Adar, G3739 which G1510.2.3 is in G2094 [2year G1622 1 the sixth] G3588 of the G932 kingship G* of Darius G3588 the G935 king.
16 G2532 And G4160 they made G3588 (the G5207 sons G* of Israel, G3588 the G2409 priests G2532 and G3588 the G* Levites, G2532 and G3588 the G2645 rest G5207 of the sons G599.1 of the resettlement) G1456 a holiday of rededication G3588 of the G3624 house G3588 G2316 of God G3326 with G2167 gladness.
17 G2532 And G4374 they offered G1519 for G3588 the G1456 holiday of rededication G3588 G3624 [2house G3588 G2316 3of God G3778 1of this]; G3448 calves -- G1540 a hundred; G2919.1 rams -- G1250 two hundred; G286 lambs -- G5071 four hundred; G5507.4 winter yearlings G137.1 of the goats G4012 for G266 a sin offering G5228 for G3956 all G* Israel -- G1427 twelve, G1519 for G706 the number G5443 of the tribes G* of Israel.
18 G2532 And G2476 they established G3588 the G2409 priests G1722 in G1243 their divisions, G1473 G2532 and G3588 the G* Levites G1722 in G3311 their distributions, G1473 G1909 for G1397 service G3624 of the house G3588 G2316 of God, G3588 of the one G1722 in G* Jerusalem, G2596 according to G3588 the G1124 writing G976 of the book G* of Moses.
19 G2532 And G4160 [5observed G3588 1the G5207 2sons G3588 3of the G599.1 4resettlement] G3588 the G3957 passover G3588 on the G5065 fourteenth G3588 of the G3376 [2month G3588 G4413 1first].
20 G3754 For G2511 [6were purified G3588 1the G2409 2priests G2532 3and G3588 4the G* 5Levites], G5613 [3as G1520 4one man G3956 1all G2513 2 were clean]. G2532 And G4969 they slew G3588 the G3957 passover G3588 for G3956 all G5207 the sons G3588 of the G599.1 resettlement, G2532 and G3588 for G80 their brethren G1473 G3588 the G2409 priests, G2532 and G1438 for themselves.
21 G2532 And G2068 [4ate G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Israel] G3588 the G3957 passover -- G3588 the ones G1831 coming forth G575 from G3588 the G599.1 resettlement, G2532 and G3956 every one G3588 G5563 separating themself G3588 of the G167 uncleanness G1484 of the nations G3588 of the G1093 land G4314 that was G1473 theirs G3588 G1567 to inquire of G2962 the lord G2316 God G* of Israel.
22 G2532 And G4160 they observed G3588 the G1859 holiday G3588 of the G106 unleavened breads G2033 seven G2250 days G3326 with G2167 gladness; G3754 for G2165 [2gladdened G1473 3them G2962 1 the lord], G2532 and G654 turned G2588 the heart G935 of the king G* of Assyria G1909 to G1473 them, G2901 to fortify G3588 G5495 their hands G1473 G1722 in G2041 the works G3624 of the house G3588 of the G2316 God G* of Israel.