Ezra 6:7
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New International Version
Do not interfere with the work on this temple of God. Let the governor of the Jews and the Jewish elders rebuild this house of God on its site.

King James Bible
Let the work of this house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews build this house of God in his place.

Darby Bible Translation
let the work of this house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews build this house of God in its place.

World English Bible
Leave the work of this house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews build this house of God in its place.

Young's Literal Translation
let alone the work of this house of God, let the governor of the Jews, and the elders of the Jews, build this house of God on its place.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Be ye far from thence - Do not interrupt the Jews in their building; but, on the contrary further them all in your power.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let the work

Acts 5:38,39 And now I say to you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nothing...

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God the Joy-Bringer
'They kept the feast ... seven days with joy; for the Lord had made them joyful.'--EZRA vi. 22. Twenty years of hard work and many disappointments and dangers had at last, for the Israelites returning from the captivity, been crowned by the completion of the Temple. It was a poor affair as compared with the magnificent house that had stood upon Zion; and so some of them 'despised the day of small things.' They were ringed about by enemies; they were feeble in themselves; there was a great deal to
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The "Fraternity" of Pharisees
To realise the state of religious society at the time of our Lord, the fact that the Pharisees were a regular "order," and that there were many such "fraternities," in great measure the outcome of the original Pharisees, must always be kept in view. For the New Testament simply transports us among contemporary scenes and actors, taking the then existent state of things, so to speak, for granted. But the fact referred to explains many seemingly strange circumstances, and casts fresh light upon all.
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Ezra-Nehemiah
Some of the most complicated problems in Hebrew history as well as in the literary criticism of the Old Testament gather about the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Apart from these books, all that we know of the origin and early history of Judaism is inferential. They are our only historical sources for that period; and if in them we have, as we seem to have, authentic memoirs, fragmentary though they be, written by the two men who, more than any other, gave permanent shape and direction to Judaism, then
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Ezra 6:6
Now then, Tattenai, governor of Trans-Euphrates, and Shethar-Bozenai and you other officials of that province, stay away from there.

Ezra 6:8
Moreover, I hereby decree what you are to do for these elders of the Jews in the construction of this house of God: Their expenses are to be fully paid out of the royal treasury, from the revenues of Trans-Euphrates, so that the work will not stop.

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