2 they approached Zerubbabel and the leaders of the families and said to them, "Let us build with you, for we also worship your God and have been sacrificing to Hima since the time King Esar-haddon of Assyriab; 2 Kg 19:37 ; Isa 37:38 brought us here."
References for Ezra 4:2
    • b 4:2 - Alt Hb tradition reads have not been sacrificing
    • c 4:2 - Esar-haddon reigned 681-669 b.c.