Ezra 7:12

Overview - Ezra 7
Ezra goes up to Jerusalem.
11 The gracious commission of Artaxerxes to Ezra.
27 Ezra blesses God for this favour.
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Ezra 7:12  (King James Version)
Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and at such a time.
 


Artaxerxes
The title of the king would, in Persian, run thus: {Ardsheer shahinshah,} or {padshah,} "Ardsheer, king of kings," i
e., great or supreme king or emperor.
1 Kings 4:24 ; 20:1 Isaiah 10:8 ; Ezekiel 26:7 ; Daniel 2:37 Daniel 2:47 ; 1 Timothy 6:15 ; Revelation 17:14
Revelation 19:16

unto Ezra, etc or, to Ezra the priest, a perfect scribe of
the law of the God of heaven, peace, etc. and at such a time.
Ezra 4:10 Ezra 4:11 Ezra 4:17
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