Ezra 6:1

The sixth book of Ezra is written part in Aramaic (6:1-6:18) part in Hebrew  (6:19-6:22).

6:1

א בֵּאדַיִן דָּרְיָוֶשׁ מַלְכָּא, שָׂם טְעֵם; וּבַקַּרוּ בְּבֵית סִפְרַיָּא, דִּי גִנְזַיָּא מְהַחֲתִין תַּמָּה--בְּבָבֶל

ʾ bēʾdayin dārǝyāweš malkāʾ, śām ṭǝʿēm; ûbaqqarû bǝbêt siprayyāʾ, dî ginzayyāʾ mǝhaḥătîn tammâ--bǝbābel

 1 Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the scrolls, where the treasures were laid up, in Babylon.

Vocabulary
דָּרְיָוֶשׁ
dārǝyāweš
Darius

מַלְכָּא
malkāʾ
the king

סִפְרַיָּא
bǝbābel
in Babylon

שָׂם טְעֵם
śām ṭǝʿēm
to issue a decree


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