Ezra 5:7
New International Version
The report they sent him read as follows: To King Darius: Cordial greetings.

New Living Translation
“To King Darius. Greetings.

English Standard Version
They sent him a report, in which was written as follows: “To Darius the king, all peace.

Berean Study Bible
The report they sent him read as follows: To King Darius: All peace.

King James Bible
They sent a letter unto him, wherein was written thus; Unto Darius the king, all peace.

New King James Version
(They sent a letter to him, in which was written thus.) To Darius the king: All peace.

New American Standard Bible
They sent the report to him in which it was written as follows: “To Darius the king, all peace.

NASB 1995
They sent a report to him in which it was written thus: “To Darius the king, all peace.

NASB 1977
They sent a report to him in which it was written thus: “To Darius the king, all peace.

Amplified Bible
They sent a report to him in which it was written: “To Darius the king, all peace.

Christian Standard Bible
They sent him a report, written as follows: To King Darius: All greetings.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They sent him a report, written as follows: To King Darius: All greetings.

American Standard Version
they sent a letter unto him, wherein was written thus: Unto Darius the king, all peace.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They sent him an answer, and thus was written in it: “To Darius the King, peace!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They sent an account to him, and thus it was written in it: All peace to king Darius.

Contemporary English Version
which said: King Darius, we wish you the best!

Douay-Rheims Bible
The letter which they sent him, was written thus: To Darius the king all peace.

English Revised Version
they sent a letter unto him, wherein was written thus; Unto Darius the king, all peace.

Good News Translation
"To Emperor Darius, may you rule in peace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They sent him the following report: To King Darius, We wish you peace and prosperity in everything you do.

International Standard Version
The letter sent to him was written like this: To: King Darius: Greetings!

JPS Tanakh 1917
they sent a letter unto him, wherein was written thus: 'Unto Darius the king, all peace.

Literal Standard Version
A letter they have sent to him, and thus is it written in it:

NET Bible
The report they sent to him was written as follows: "To King Darius: All greetings!

New Heart English Bible
they sent a letter to him, in which was written thus: To Darayavush the king, all peace.

World English Bible
they sent a letter to him, in which was written thus: To Darius the king, all peace.

Young's Literal Translation
A letter they have sent unto him, and thus is it written in it:

Additional Translations ...
Context
Tattenai's Letter to Darius
6This is the text of the letter that Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates, the officials in the region, sent to King Darius. 7The report they sent him read as follows: To King Darius: All peace. 8Let it be known to the king that we went into the province of Judah, to the house of the great God. The people are rebuilding it with large stones, and placing timbers in the walls. This work is being carried out diligently and is prospering in their hands.…

Cross References
Ezra 5:6
This is the text of the letter that Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates, the officials in the region, sent to King Darius.

Ezra 5:8
Let it be known to the king that we went into the province of Judah, to the house of the great God. The people are rebuilding it with large stones, and placing timbers in the walls. This work is being carried out diligently and is prospering in their hands.


Treasury of Scripture

They sent a letter to him, wherein was written thus; To Darius the king, all peace.

wherein.

Ezra 4:17
Then sent the king an answer unto Rehum the chancellor, and to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their companions that dwell in Samaria, and unto the rest beyond the river, Peace, and at such a time.

Daniel 3:9
They spake and said to the king Nebuchadnezzar, O king, live for ever.

Daniel 4:1
Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The report
פִּתְגָמָ֖א (piṯ·ḡā·mā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 6600: A word, answer, letter, decree

they sent
שְׁלַ֣חוּ (šə·la·ḥū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7972: To send away, for, out

him
עֲל֑וֹהִי (‘ă·lō·w·hî)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5922: Above, over, upon, against

read as follows:
כְּתִ֣יב (kə·ṯîḇ)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3790: To grave, to write

To King
מַלְכָּ֖א (mal·kā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 4430: A king

Darius:
לְדָרְיָ֥וֶשׁ (lə·ḏā·rə·yā·weš)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1868: Darius -- two person kings

All
כֹֽלָּא׃ (ḵōl·lā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 3606: The whole, all, any, every

peace.
שְׁלָמָ֥א (šə·lā·mā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 8001: Welfare, prosperity


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