1 Esdras

1 Esdras 9 (KJV)

1 Esdras 9 (KJV)

1Then Esdras rising from the court of the temple went to the chamber of Joanan the son of Eliasib, 2And remained there, and did eat no meat nor drink water, mourning for the great iniquities of the multitude. 3And there was a proclamation in all Jewry and Jerusalem to all them that were of the captivity, that they should be gathered together at Jerusalem: 4And that whosoever met not there within two or three days according as the elders that bare rule appointed, their cattle should be seized to the use of the temple, and himself cast out from them…
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1 Esdras 8 (KJV)

1 Esdras 8 (KJV)

1And after these things, when Artexerxes the king of the Persians reigned came Esdras the son of Saraias, the son of Ezerias, the son of Helchiah, the son of Salum, 2The son of Sadduc, the son of Achitob, the son of Amarias, the son of Ezias, the son of Meremoth, the son of Zaraias, the son of Savias, the son of Boccas, the son of Abisum, the son of Phinees, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest. 3This Esdras went up from Babylon, as a scribe, being very ready in the law of Moses, that was…
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1 Esdras 7 (KJV)

1 Esdras 7 (KJV)

1Then Sisinnes the governor of Celosyria and Phenice, and Sathrabuzanes, with their companions following the commandments of king Darius, 2Did very carefully oversee the holy works, assisting the ancients of the Jews and governors of the temple. 3And so the holy works prospered, when Aggeus and Zacharias the prophets prophesied. 4And they finished these things by the commandment of the Lord God of Israel, and with the consent of Cyrus, Darius, and Artexerxes, kings of Persia. 5And thus was the holy house finished in the three and twentieth day of the month Adar, in the sixth year of Darius king…
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1 Esdras 6 (KJV)

1 Esdras 6 (KJV)

1Now in the second year of the reign of Darius Aggeus and Zacharias the son of Addo, the prophets, prophesied unto the Jews in Jewry and Jerusalem in the name of the Lord God of Israel, which was upon them. 2Then stood up Zorobabel the son of Salatiel, and Jesus the son of Josedec, and began to build the house of the Lord at Jerusalem, the prophets of the Lord being with them, and helping them. 3At the same time came unto them Sisinnes the governor of Syria and Phenice, with Sathrabuzanes and his companions, and said unto them, 4By…
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1 Esdras 5 (KJV)

1 Esdras 5 (KJV)

1After this were the principal men of the families chosen according to their tribes, to go up with their wives and sons and daughters, with their menservants and maidservants, and their cattle. 2And Darius sent with them a thousand horsemen, till they had brought them back to Jerusalem safely, and with musical instruments tabrets and flutes. 3And all their brethren played, and he made them go up together with them. 4And these are the names of the men which went up, according to their families among their tribes, after their several heads. 5The priests, the sons of Phinees the son…
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1 Esdras 4 (KJV)

1 Esdras 4 (KJV)

1Then the second, that had spoken of the strength of the king, began to say, 2O ye men, do not men excel in strength that bear rule over sea and land and all things in them? 3But yet the king is more mighty: for he is lord of all these things, and hath dominion over them; and whatsoever he commandeth them they do. 4If he bid them make war the one against the other, they do it: if he send them out against the enemies, they go, and break down mountains walls and towers. 5They slay and are slain, and…
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1 Esdras 3 (KJV)

1 Esdras 3 (KJV)

Why is 1 Esdras shown with the King James Bible? 1Now when Darius reigned, he made a great feast unto all his subjects, and unto all his household, and unto all the princes of Media and Persia, 2And to all the governors and captains and lieutenants that were under him, from India unto Ethiopia, of an hundred twenty and seven provinces. 3And when they had eaten and drunken, and being satisfied were gone home, then Darius the king went into his bedchamber, and slept, and soon after awaked. 4Then three young men, that were of the guard that kept the…
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1 Esdras 2 (KJV)

1 Esdras 2 (KJV)

1In the first year of Cyrus king of the Persians, that the word of the Lord might be accomplished, that he had promised by the mouth of Jeremy; 2The Lord raised up the spirit of Cyrus the king of the Persians, and he made proclamation through all his kingdom, and also by writing, 3Saying, Thus saith Cyrus king of the Persians; The Lord of Israel, the most high Lord, hath made me king of the whole world, 4And commanded me to build him an house at Jerusalem in Jewry. 5If therefore there be any of you that are of his…
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1 Esdras 1 (KJV)

1 Esdras 1 (KJV)

1And Josias held the feast of the passover in Jerusalem unto his Lord, and offered the passover the fourteenth day of the first month; 2Having set the priests according to their daily courses, being arrayed in long garments, in the temple of the Lord. 3And he spake unto the Levites, the holy ministers of Israel, that they should hallow themselves unto the Lord, to set the holy ark of the Lord in the house that king Solomon the son of David had built: 4And said, Ye shall no more bear the ark upon your shoulders: now therefore serve the Lord…
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