Ezra 4:2 NLT

2 So they approached Zerubbabel and the other leaders and said, “Let us build with you, for we worship your God just as you do. We have sacrificed to him ever since King Esarhaddon of Assyria brought us here.”

Study tools for Ezra 4:2

  • a 4:5 - Darius reigned 521–486
  • b 4:6 - Hebrew Ahasuerus, another name for Xerxes. He reigned 486–465
  • c 4:7 - Artaxerxes reigned 465–424
  • d 4:8 - The original text of 4:8–6:18 is in Aramaic.
  • e 4:10 - Aramaic Osnappar, another name for Ashurbanipal.
  • f 4:10 - Aramaic the province beyond the river; also in 4:11, 16, 17, 20 .
  • g 4:14 - Aramaic Since we eat the salt of the palace.
  • h 4:24 - The second year of Darius’s reign was 520 The narrative started in 4:1-5 is resumed at verse 24.