Ezra 5:15
New International Version
and he told him, ‘Take these articles and go and deposit them in the temple in Jerusalem. And rebuild the house of God on its site.’

New Living Translation
The king instructed him to return the cups to their place in Jerusalem and to rebuild the Temple of God there on its original site.

English Standard Version
and he said to him, “Take these vessels, go and put them in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt on its site.”

Berean Study Bible
and instructed, ‘Take these articles, put them in the temple in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt on its original site.’

King James Bible
And said unto him, Take these vessels, go, carry them into the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be builded in his place.

New King James Version
And he said to him, ‘Take these articles; go, carry them to the temple site that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt on its former site.’

New American Standard Bible
And he said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple in Jerusalem, and have the house of God rebuilt in its place.”

NASB 1995
He said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple in Jerusalem and let the house of God be rebuilt in its place.”

NASB 1977
‘And he said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt in its place.”

Amplified Bible
And Cyrus said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt on its site.”

Christian Standard Bible
Cyrus told him, “Take these articles, put them in the temple in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt on its original site.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Cyrus told him, “Take these articles, put them in the temple in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt on its original site.”

American Standard Version
and he said unto him, Take these vessels, go, put them in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be builded in its place.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to him: ‘Take these vessels, go, carry and put them in the temple in Jerusalem, and this house will be built in its place.’

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and said to him, Take all the vessels, and go, put them in the house that is in Jerusalem in their place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And said to him: Take these vessels, and go, and put them in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be built in its place.

English Revised Version
and he said unto him, Take these vessels, go, put them in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be builded in its place.

Good News Translation
The emperor told him to take them and return them to the Temple in Jerusalem, and to rebuild the Temple where it had stood before.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Cyrus told him, 'Take these utensils. Place them in the temple in Jerusalem. Rebuild God's temple on its original site.'

International Standard Version
"And Cyrus told him, 'Take these utensils, go to Jerusalem, and carry them to the Temple, after the Temple of God has been built in its appropriate place.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
and he said unto him: Take these vessels, go, put them in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be builded in its place.

Literal Standard Version
and said to him, Lift up these vessels, go, put them down in the temple that [is] in Jerusalem, and the house of God is built on its place.

NET Bible
He said to him, "Take these vessels and go deposit them in the temple in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt in its proper location."

New Heart English Bible
and he said to him, 'Take these vessels, go, put them in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let God's house be built in its place.'

World English Bible
and he said to him, 'Take these vessels, go, put them in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be built in its place.'

Young's Literal Translation
and said to him, These vessels lift up, go, put them down in the temple that is in Jerusalem, and the house of God is builded on its place.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Tattenai's Letter to Darius
14He also removed from the temple of Babylon the gold and silver articles belonging to the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar had taken and carried there from the temple in Jerusalem. King Cyrus gave these articles to a man named Sheshbazzar, whom he appointed governor 15and instructed, ‘Take these articles, put them in the temple in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be rebuilt on its original site.’ 16So this Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundation of the house of God in Jerusalem, and from that time until now it has been under construction, but it has not yet been completed.”…

Cross References
Ezra 5:14
He also removed from the temple of Babylon the gold and silver articles belonging to the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar had taken and carried there from the temple in Jerusalem. King Cyrus gave these articles to a man named Sheshbazzar, whom he appointed governor

Ezra 5:16
So this Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundation of the house of God in Jerusalem, and from that time until now it has been under construction, but it has not yet been completed."


Treasury of Scripture

And said to him, Take these vessels, go, carry them into the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be built in his place.

let the house

Ezra 1:2
Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The LORD God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.

Ezra 3:3
And they set the altar upon his bases; for fear was upon them because of the people of those countries: and they offered burnt offerings thereon unto the LORD, even burnt offerings morning and evening.

Ezra 6:3
In the first year of Cyrus the king the same Cyrus the king made a decree concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, Let the house be builded, the place where they offered sacrifices, and let the foundations thereof be strongly laid; the height thereof threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof threescore cubits;









(15) Take these vessels, go, carry them . . . and let the house of God . . .--The three imperatives in this verse, without a copula, followed by a fourth, vividly express the feeling of the suppliants in the remembrance of the decree: thus we have another note of historical truth.

Verse 15. - Let the house of God be builded in his place. i.e. upon the old holy site - the place where Abraham offered his son Isaac, in a figure (Hebrews 11:17-19), where the angel stood and stayed the pestilence in David s time (2 Samuel 24:16-18), and where "the glory of the Lord descended and filled the house" under Solomon (2 Chronicles 7:1).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and instructed,
וַאֲמַר־ (wa·’ă·mar-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 560: To say, tell, command

‘Take
שֵׂ֚א (śē)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 5376: To lift, take, carry

these
אֵ֚ל (’êl)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 412: These, those

articles,
מָֽאנַיָּ֔א (mā·nay·yā)
Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 3984: Vessel, utensil

put
אֲחֵ֣ת (’ă·ḥêṯ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 5182: To descend, to bring away, deposit, depose

them
הִמּ֔וֹ (him·mōw)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1994: They

in the temple
בְּהֵיכְלָ֖א (bə·hê·ḵə·lā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 1965: A large public building, palace, temple

in Jerusalem,
בִירוּשְׁלֶ֑ם (ḇî·rū·šə·lem)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3390: Jerusalem -- the capital city of all Israel

and let the house
וּבֵ֥ית (ū·ḇêṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1005: A house

of God
אֱלָהָ֖א (’ĕ·lā·hā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 426: God

be rebuilt
יִתְבְּנֵ֥א (yiṯ·bə·nê)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1124: To build

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5922: Above, over, upon, against

its original site.’
אַתְרֵֽהּ׃ (’aṯ·rêh)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 870: A place, after


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