Parallel Bible results for Ezra 4:17-22

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Ezra 4:17-22

NIV 17 The king sent this reply: To Rehum the commanding officer, Shimshai the secretary and the rest of their associates living in Samaria and elsewhere in Trans-Euphrates: Greetings. NIV 17 The king sent this reply: To Rehum the commanding officer, Shimshai the secretary and the rest of their associates living in Samaria and elsewhere in Trans-Euphrates: Greetings. NIV 18 The letter you sent us has been read and translated in my presence. NIV 18 The letter you sent us has been read and translated in my presence. NIV 19 I issued an order and a search was made, and it was found that this city has a long history of revolt against kings and has been a place of rebellion and sedition. NIV 19 I issued an order and a search was made, and it was found that this city has a long history of revolt against kings and has been a place of rebellion and sedition. NIV 20 Jerusalem has had powerful kings ruling over the whole of Trans-Euphrates, and taxes, tribute and duty were paid to them. NIV 20 Jerusalem has had powerful kings ruling over the whole of Trans-Euphrates, and taxes, tribute and duty were paid to them. NIV 21 Now issue an order to these men to stop work, so that this city will not be rebuilt until I so order. NIV 21 Now issue an order to these men to stop work, so that this city will not be rebuilt until I so order. NIV 22 Be careful not to neglect this matter. Why let this threat grow, to the detriment of the royal interests? NIV 22 Be careful not to neglect this matter. Why let this threat grow, to the detriment of the royal interests?