|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 4:20 (King James Version)
There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.