New Living Translation
But it was at the fortress at Ecbatana in the province of Media that a scroll was found. This is what it said: "Memorandum:
King James Bible
And there was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of the Medes, a roll, and therein was a record thus written:
Darby Bible Translation
And there was found at Achmetha in the fortress that is in the province of Media a roll, and therein was a record thus written:
World English Bible
There was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of Media, a scroll, and therein was thus written for a record:
Young's Literal Translation
and there hath been found at Achmetha, in a palace that is in the province of Media, a roll, and a record thus written within it is:
Ezra 6:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:2 Achmetha - The royal city of the Medes and Persians.
'In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the month, came the word of the Lord by the prophet Haggai, saying, 2. Speak now to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and to the residue of the people, saying, 3. Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory? and how do ye see it now? is it not in your eyes in comparison of it as nothing? 4. Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the Lord; and be strong, O Joshua, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"Not by Might, nor by Power"
The Return of the Exiles
A Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
Then I said, 'Look, I have come to do your will, O God--as is written about me in the Scriptures.'"
2 Kings 17:6
Finally, in the ninth year of King Hoshea's reign, Samaria fell, and the people of Israel were exiled to Assyria. They were settled in colonies in Halah, along the banks of the Habor River in Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
"Therefore, if it pleases the king, we request that a search be made in the royal archives of Babylon to discover whether King Cyrus ever issued a decree to rebuild God's Temple in Jerusalem. And then let the king send us his decision in this matter."
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