Moreover, (A)I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay. Whatever is needed, both young bulls, rams, and lambs for a burnt offering to the God of heaven, and wheat, salt, wine and anointing oil, as the priests in Jerusalem request, it is to be given to them daily without fail, 10 that they may offer [a]acceptable sacrifices to the God of heaven and (B)pray for the life of the king and his sons.

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  1. Ezra 6:10 Lit pleasing; or sweet-smelling sacrifices

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