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Ezra 4:23 GNTA

23 As soon as this letter from Emperor Artaxerxes was read to Rehum, Shimshai, and their associates, they hurried to Jerusalem and forced the Jews to stop rebuilding the city.

Study tools for Ezra 4:23

  • 1 4:2 - 4.2 2 K 17.24-41.
  • 2 4:6 - 4.6 Es 1.1.
  • 3 4:24 - 4.24 Hg 1.1; Zec 1.1.
  • a 4:5 - emperor darius: [The account of these events is continued at verse 24. The material in verses 6-23 describes events which took place almost a century later.]
  • b 4:7 - aramaic: [From 4.8 to 6.18 this book is not in Hebrew, but Aramaic, the official language of the Persian Empire.]
  • c 4:7 - The letter . . . read; [or] It was in Aramaic and was written in the Aramaic script.
  • d 4:10 - west-of-euphrates province: [Under Persian rule the land of Judah was part of this large Persian province west of the Euphrates River.]