5 Then, the fifth time, Sanballat sent his aide to me with the same message, and in his hand was an unsealed letter

Read Nehemiah 6:5 Using Other Translations

Then sent Sanballat his servant unto me in like manner the fifth time with an open letter in his hand;
In the same way Sanballat for the fifth time sent his servant to me with an open letter in his hand.
The fifth time, Sanballat’s servant came with an open letter in his hand,