Ezra 3:1
New International Version
When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns, the people assembled together as one in Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
In early autumn, when the Israelites had settled in their towns, all the people assembled in Jerusalem with a unified purpose.

English Standard Version
When the seventh month came, and the children of Israel were in the towns, the people gathered as one man to Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
By the seventh month, the Israelites had settled in their towns, and the people assembled as one man in Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
Now when the seventh month came, and the sons of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered together as one man to Jerusalem.

King James Bible
And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
When the seventh month arrived, and the Israelites were in their towns, the people gathered as one in Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
During the seventh month of the year, the Israelites who had settled in their towns went to Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
By the seventh month the people of Israel were all settled in their towns. Then they all assembled in Jerusalem,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By the seventh month, the Israelites had settled in their towns, and the people gathered together in Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
Seven months after the Israelis had settled in their cities, they all gathered together in Jerusalem as a united body.

NET Bible
When the seventh month arrived and the Israelites were living in their towns, the people assembled in Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible
When the seventh month had come, and the children of Israel were in their cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the seventh month came, the people gathered together in Jerusalem. (The Israelites had already settled in their cities.)

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

New American Standard 1977
Now when the seventh month came, and the sons of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered together as one man to Jerusalem.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when the seventh month was come and the sons of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man in Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the towns, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

American King James Version
And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the seventh month came on, and the children of Israel were in their cities, and the people assembled as one man at Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in their cities: and the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
And when the seventh month came, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered together as one man to Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the seventh month had come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people assembled themselves as one man at Jerusalem.

World English Bible
When the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
And the seventh month cometh, and the sons of Israel are in the cities, and the people are gathered, as one men, unto Jerusalem.
Study Bible
Sacrifices Restored
1By the seventh month, the Israelites had settled in their towns, and the people assembled as one man in Jerusalem. 2Then Jeshua son of Jozadak and his fellow priests, along with Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and his associates, began to build the altar of the God of Israel to sacrifice burnt offerings on it, as it is written in the law of Moses, the man of God.…
Cross References
Nehemiah 7:73
So the priests, Levites, gatekeepers, singers, and temple servants, along with some of the people and the rest of the Israelites, settled in their own towns. And by the seventh month the Israelites had settled in their towns.

Nehemiah 8:1
At that time all the people gathered together at the square before the Water Gate, and they asked Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses that the LORD had commanded Israel.

Treasury of Scripture

And when the seventh month was come, and the children of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

the seventh

Exodus 23:14-17
Three times thou shalt keep a feast unto me in the year…

Leviticus 16:29
And this shall be a statute for ever unto you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, ye shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger that sojourneth among you:

Leviticus 23:24,27
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation…

as one

Judges 20:1
Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was gathered together as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, unto the LORD in Mizpeh.

Nehemiah 8:1
And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.

Zephaniah 3:9
For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.







Lexicon
By the seventh
הַשְּׁבִיעִ֔י (haš·šə·ḇî·‘î)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7637: Seventh (an ordinal number)

month,
הַחֹ֣דֶשׁ (ha·ḥō·ḏeš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2320: The new moon, a month

the Israelites
וּבְנֵ֥י (ū·ḇə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

had settled
וַיִּגַּע֙ (way·yig·ga‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

in their towns,
בֶּעָרִ֑ים (be·‘ā·rîm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

and the people
הָעָ֛ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

assembled
וַיֵּאָסְפ֥וּ (way·yê·’ā·sə·p̄ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 622: To gather for, any purpose, to receive, take away, remove

as one
אֶחָ֖ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

man
כְּאִ֥ישׁ (kə·’îš)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

in
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Jerusalem.
יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel
(1) The seventh month was come.--Rather, approached. Tisri, answering to our September, was the most solemn month of the year, including the Day of Atonement and the Feast of Tabernacles, afterwards distinguished as "the feast" pre-eminently.

As one man.--Not all, but with one consent.

Verse 1. - When the seventh month was come. The seventh month was Tisri, and corresponded nearly to our October. It was the most sacred month of the Jewish year, commencing with a blowing of trumpets and a holy convocation on the first day (Leviticus 23:24), which was followed on the tenth day by the solemn day of atonement (ibid. ver. 27; comp. Leviticus 16:29-34), and on the fifteenth day by the feast of tabernacles or "ingathering," one of the three great annual festivals, which lasted to the twenty-second day. Zerubbabel and Joshua determined to risk a disturbance rather than defer the restoration of the altar beyond the commencement of this sacred month. The people gathered themselves together. The people were bound to attend the feast of tabernacles (Exodus 23:14-16); but something more than this seems to be intended. The restoration of the altar and the re-establishment of the daily sacrifice having been announced, there was a general influx of the country Israelites into Jerusalem to witness the proceedings. As one man. Very emphatic (comp. Judges 20:1, 8; 2 Samuel 19:14). 3:1-7 From the proceedings of the Jews on their arrival, let us learn to begin with God, and to do what we can in the worship of God, when we cannot do what we would. They could not at once have a temple, but they would not be without an altar. Fear of danger should stir us to our duty. Have we many enemies? Then it is good to have God our Friend, and to keep up communion with him. Our fears should drive us to our knees. The sacrifices for all these solemnities were a heavy expense for so poor a company; yet besides those expressly appointed, many brought free-will offerings to the Lord. And they made preparation for the building of the temple without delay: whatever God calls us to do, we may depend upon his providence to furnish us with the needful means.
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