Ezra 4:8 NIV

8 Rehum the commanding officer and Shimshai the secretary wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king as follows:

Study tools for Ezra 4:8

  • 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.