Ezra 5:9
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
So we questioned the elders and asked, “Who authorized you to rebuild this temple and restore this structure?”

Young's Literal Translation
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King James Bible
Then asked we those elders, [and] said unto them thus, Who commanded you to build this house, and to make up these walls?

אֱדַ֗יִן (’ĕ·ḏa·yin)
Strong's 116: Then, thereupon

we questioned
שְׁאֵ֙לְנָא֙ (šə·’ê·lə·nā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 7593: To inquire, to request, to demand

אִלֵּ֔ךְ (’il·lêḵ)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 479: These

לְשָׂבַיָּ֣א (lə·śā·ḇay·yā)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's 7868: To become aged, to grow gray

and asked,
אֲמַ֣רְנָא (’ă·mar·nā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 560: To say, tell, command

מַן־ (man-)
Strong's 4479: Who, what

authorized you
שָׂ֨ם (śām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7761: To set, make

to rebuild
לְמִבְנְיָ֔ה (lə·miḇ·nə·yāh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1124: To build

דְנָה֙ (ḏə·nāh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 1836: This

בַּיְתָ֤א (bay·ṯā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 1005: A house

and restore
לְשַׁכְלָלָֽה׃ (lə·šaḵ·lā·lāh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 3635: To complete

דְנָ֖ה (ḏə·nāh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 1836: This

וְאֻשַּׁרְנָ֥א (wə·’uš·šar·nā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's 846: Perhaps a wall


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