Ezra 4:19

Overview - Ezra 4
The adversaries, being not accepted in the building of the temple with the Jews, endeavour to hinder it.
Their letter to Artaxerxes.
17 The answer and decree of Artaxerxes.
23 The building is hindered.
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Ezra 4:19  (King James Version)
And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

I commanded
Chal. by me a decree is set. search.
15 ; 5:17 Ezra 6:1 Ezra 6:2 Deuteronomy 13:14 ; Proverbs 25:2

and it is found
2 Kings 18:7 ; 24:20 Ezekiel 17:13-19

made insurrection
Chal. lifted up itself.