Ezra 4:23 NIV

23 As soon as the copy of the letter of King Artaxerxes was read to Rehum and Shimshai the secretary and their associates, they went immediately to the Jews in Jerusalem and compelled them by force to stop.

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      • a 4:4 - Or "and troubled them as they built"
      • b 4:6 - Hebrew "Ahasuerus"
      • c 4:7 - Or "written in Aramaic and translated"
      • d 4:7 - The text of 4:8–6:18 is in Aramaic.
      • e 4:13 - The meaning of the Aramaic for this clause is uncertain.