Da New Altar Fo Make Sacrifices
1 Dat year Octoba, afta all da Israel peopo pau make house inside dea towns, dey all come togedda Jerusalem town fo stick togedda. 2 ✡ 3:2: Outa 27:1Dat time, Jeshua Jehozadak boy an some a da odda pries guys, an Zerubbabel Shealtiel boy an his ohana, dey start fo build da altar fo da God fo da Israel peopo. Befo time da Babylon army guys wen bus up da altar. But now da Israel peopo like make sacrifices fo God on top da altar. Dey like do dat jalike Moses, God guy from long time befo time, wen give um da Rules fo do um. 3 ✡ 3:3: Census 28:1-8Da peopo dat come back, dey sked a da peopo from anodda place dat come dea afta da Babylon army guys take away da Israel peopo befo time. But dat no matta. Da ones dat come back make one new altar, da same place wea da ol altar was dat wen get bus up. Right den an dea dey start fo make sacrifice fo Da One In Charge on top da new altar, da kine sacrifice you burn up da whole animal. Dey make um ery day, morning time an evening time.
4 ✡ 3:4: Census 29:12-38Den, jalike da Rules from Moses tell, dey start da religious ceremonies too. Firs ting, dey do da spesho religious Time Fo Live Inside Shacks, an make da kine burn up sacrifice fo ery day fo dat spesho time. 5 ✡ 3:5: Census 28:11–29:39Afta dat, erytime get new moon, dey make da burn up kine sacrifices dey suppose to make dat time, too. An same ting fo da odda spesho religious ceremonies dat Da One In Charge befo time tell um dey suppose to make. Jus cuz dey like do someting spesho fo Da One In Charge, dey bring dea animals fo make odda kine sacrifices. 6 Fo fifteen days befo da Time Fo Live Inside Shacks start, da pries guys make da kine burn up sacrifice ery day fo Da One In Charge, even befo dey start fo put da foundation fo da new Temple Fo Da One In Charge.
Da New Temple
7 Den da peopo hire stone worka guys an carpinta guys. Dey buy plenny cedar tree from da Tyre an Sidon peopo, an pay um wit food, wine, an olive oil. Da guys dat cut da tree bring um down from da Lebanon mountain an float um nea da shore inside da Mediterranean Sea, all da way to Joppa town, cuz King Cyrus awready tell um az okay fo do dat.
8 In da numba two year afta dey come back Jerusalem town, aroun March, dey start fo build da Temple Fo God. Da worka guys was erybody dat wen come back from Babylon. Zerubbabel Shealtiel boy, Jeshua Jehozadak boy an all da odda pries guys, an all da pries helpa guys from da Levi ohana, dey all work jalike da odda guys. Dey make da Levi ohana guys dat stay twenny year an older, be da luna guys fo build da Temple Fo Da One In Charge dat stay all bus up. 9 Da pries guys dat come from Hodavaiah (dass Jeshua an his boys an ohana guys, an Kadmiel an his boys), dey da ones in charge a da worka guys inside da Temple.
10 ✡ 3:10: 1Rec 25:1Afta da builda guys pau make da foundation fo da Temple Fo Da One In Charge, da pries guys wen put on dea pries kine robe. Dey stan da place dey suppose to stan an blow dea trumpets. Da Levi ohana guys dat come from Asaf, dey bang cymbals fo tell good tings bout Da One In Charge, jalike King David befo time tell dey suppose to do. 11 ✡ 3:11: 1Rec 16:34; 2Rec 5:13; 7:3; Songs 100:5; 106:1; 107:1; 118:1; 136:1; Jer 33:11Dey tell good tings bout Da One In Charge, an tell um “Mahalo plenny!” an dey sing fo Da One In Charge lidis:
“Da One In Charge, he real good!
He stay tight wit us Israel peopo foeva!”
Den all da peopo yell loud an tell good tings bout Da One In Charge, cuz now da Temple Fo Da One In Charge get foundation.
12 But plenny pries guys an Levi ohana guys an leada guys dat was older, dey no foget how da firs Temple was befo time wen come bus up. Az why dey cry plenny wen dey see da foundation fo da new Temple. But da younga peopo, dey yell plenny cuz dey stay real good inside. 13 Peopo dat stay far from dea hear da big noise. Some a dem stay yell cuz dey stay good inside, an some a dem stay cry plenny!
✡3:3 3:3: Census 28:1-8
✡3:4 3:4: Census 29:12-38
✡3:5 3:5: Census 28:11–29:39
✡3:11 3:11: 1Rec 16:34; 2Rec 5:13; 7:3; Songs 100:5; 106:1; 107:1; 118:1; 136:1; Jer 33:11