Ezra 6:10
Good News Translation
This is to be done so that they can offer sacrifices that are acceptable to the God of Heaven and pray for his blessing on me and my sons.

Contemporary English Version
I want them to be able to offer pleasing sacrifices to God and to pray for me and my family.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let them offer oblations to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his children.

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And let them offer oblations to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his children.

sweet savours.

Genesis 8:21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour, and said: I will no more curse the earth for the sake of man: for the imagination and thought of man's heart are prone to evil from his youth: therefore I will no more destroy every living soul as I have done.

Leviticus 1:9,13 The entrails and feet being washed with water. And the priest shall burn them upon the altar for a holocaust, and a sweet savour to the Lord. . . .

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.

pray

Ezra 7:23 All that belongeth to the rites of the God of heaven, let it be given diligently in the house of the God of heaven: lest his wrath should be enkindled against the realm of the king, and of his sons.

Jeremiah 29:7 And seek the peace of the city, to which I have caused you to be carried away captives; and pray to the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall be your peace.

1 Timothy 2:1,2 I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all men: . . .

Context
The Decree of Darius
9And if it shall be necessary, let calves also, and lambs, and kids, for holocausts to the God of heaven, wheat, salt, wine, and oil, according to the custom of the priests that are in Jerusalem, be given them day by day, that there be no complaint in any thing. 10And let them offer oblations to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his children.11And I have made a decree: That if any whosoever, shall alter this commandment, a beam be taken from his house, and set up, and he be nailed upon it, and his house be confiscated.…
Cross References
1 Timothy 2:1
I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all men:

1 Timothy 2:2
For kings and for all that are in high station: that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity.

Ezra 6:9
And if it shall be necessary, let calves also, and lambs, and kids, for holocausts to the God of heaven, wheat, salt, wine, and oil, according to the custom of the priests that are in Jerusalem, be given them day by day, that there be no complaint in any thing.

Ezra 7:23
All that belongeth to the rites of the God of heaven, let it be given diligently in the house of the God of heaven: lest his wrath should be enkindled against the realm of the king, and of his sons.

Jeremiah 29:7
And seek the peace of the city, to which I have caused you to be carried away captives; and pray to the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall be your peace.

Daniel 2:46
Then king Nabuchodonosor fell on his face, and worshipped Daniel, and commanded that they should offer in sacrifice to him victims and incense.

Additional Translations
Then they will be able to offer sacrifices of a sweet aroma to the God of heaven and to pray for the lives of the king and his sons.That they may offer sacrifices of sweet smells to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.

that they may offer sacrifices of sweet savor unto the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.

that they may offer sweet savours to the God of heaven, and that they may pray for the life of the king and his sons.

that they may present sweet odours to the God of the heavens, and pray for the life of the king and of his sons.

that they may offer sacrifices of sweet savour unto the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.

That they may offer sacrifices of sweet savors to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.

that they may offer sacrifices of pleasant aroma to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.

that they be bringing near sweet savours to the God of heaven, and praying for the life of the king, and of his sons.
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