|Overview - Ezra 4|
|1||The adversaries, being not accepted in the building of the temple with the Jews, endeavour to hinder it.|
|7||Their letter to Artaxerxes.|
|17||The answer and decree of Artaxerxes.|
|23||The building is hindered.|
Ezra 4:12 (King James Version)
Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations.