Ezra 7:18
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New International Version
You and your fellow Israelites may then do whatever seems best with the rest of the silver and gold, in accordance with the will of your God.

New Living Translation
Any silver and gold that is left over may be used in whatever way you and your colleagues feel is the will of your God.

English Standard Version
Whatever seems good to you and your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and gold, you may do, according to the will of your God.

Berean Study Bible
You and your brothers may do whatever seems best with the rest of the silver and gold, according to the will of your God.

New American Standard Bible
"Whatever seems good to you and to your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and gold, you may do according to the will of your God.

King James Bible
And whatsoever shall seem good to thee, and to thy brethren, to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do after the will of your God.

Christian Standard Bible
You may do whatever seems best to you and your brothers with the rest of the silver and gold, according to the will of your God.

Contemporary English Version
If any silver or gold is left, you and your people may use it for whatever pleases your God.

Good News Translation
You may use the silver and gold that is left over for whatever you and your people desire, in accordance with the will of your God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You may do whatever seems best to you and your brothers with the rest of the silver and gold, according to the will of your God.

International Standard Version
Furthermore, the balance remaining of the silver and gold may be used for whatever other purpose you and your people desire, as long as such use is consistent with the will of your God.

NET Bible
You may do whatever seems appropriate to you and your colleagues with the rest of the silver and the gold, in keeping with the will of your God.

New Heart English Bible
Whatever shall seem good to you and to your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, do that after the will of your God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You and your relatives may do whatever you think is right with the rest of the silver and gold. However, what you do must conform to the will of your God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And whatsoever shall seem good to thee and to thy brethren to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do ye after the will of your God.

New American Standard 1977
“And whatever seems good to you and to your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and gold, you may do according to the will of your God.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And whatever shall seem good to thee and to thy brethren, to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do after the will of your God.

King James 2000 Bible
And whatsoever shall seem good to you, and to your brethren, to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do according to the will of your God.

American King James Version
And whatever shall seem good to you, and to your brothers, to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do after the will of your God.

American Standard Version
And whatsoever shall seem good to thee and to thy brethren to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do ye after the will of your God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if it seem good to thee, and to thy brethren to do any thing with the rest of the silver and gold, do it according to the will of your God.

Darby Bible Translation
And whatever shall seem good to thee and to thy brethren to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do according to the will of your God.

English Revised Version
And whatsoever shall seem good to thee and to thy brethren to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do ye after the will of your God.

Webster's Bible Translation
And whatever shall seem good to thee, and to thy brethren, to do with the rest of the silver and gold, that do after the will of your God.

World English Bible
Whatever shall seem good to you and to your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, do that after the will of your God.

Young's Literal Translation
and that which to thee and to thy brethren is good to do with the rest of the silver and gold, according to the will of your God ye do.'
Study Bible
Artaxerxes' Letter for Ezra
17With this money, therefore, you are to buy as many bulls, rams, and lambs as needed, together with their grain offerings and drink offerings, and offer them on the altar at the house of your God in Jerusalem. 18You and your brothers may do whatever seems best with the rest of the silver and gold, according to the will of your God. 19You must deliver to the God of Jerusalem all the articles given to you for the service of the house of your God.…
Cross References
Ezra 7:17
With this money, therefore, you are to buy as many bulls, rams, and lambs as needed, together with their grain offerings and drink offerings, and offer them on the altar at the house of your God in Jerusalem.

Ezra 7:19
You must deliver to the God of Jerusalem all the articles given to you for the service of the house of your God.

Treasury of Scripture

And whatever shall seem good to you, and to your brothers, to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do after the will of your God.

whatsoever

2 Kings 12:15 Moreover they reckoned not with the men, into whose hand they delivered …

2 Kings 22:7 However, there was no reckoning made with them of the money that …

that do

Ezra 7:26 And whoever will not do the law of your God, and the law of the king, …

Ephesians 5:17 Why be you not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

after the will (He gave them the fullest liberty to order every thing according to their own institutions; binding them to no form or mode of worship.)







(18) The rest . . .--This clause of large latitude would be of great importance for the general beautify. ing of the Temple (Ezra 7:27).

And whatsoever shall seem good to thee, and to thy brethren,.... The priests, that he should think fit to take in to his assistance in this work:

to do with the rest of the silver and gold; which should be left after the sacrifices were offered up:

that do after the will of your God; as they should be directed by him, or was prescribed by him in the law. 7:11-26 The liberality of heathen kings to support the worship of God, reproached the conduct of many kings of Judah, and will rise up in judgment against the covetousness of wealthy professed Christians, who will not promote the cause of God. But the weapons of Christian ministers are not carnal. Faithful preaching, holy lives, fervent prayers, and patient suffering when called to it, are the means to bring men into obedience to Christ.



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