|Overview - Ezra 4|
|1||The adversaries, being not accepted in the building of the temple with the Jews, endeavour to hinder it.|
|7||Their letter to Artaxerxes.|
|17||The answer and decree of Artaxerxes.|
|23||The building is hindered.|
Ezra 4:16 (King James Version)
We certify the king that, if this city be builded again, and the walls thereof set up, by this means thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.