Ezra 4:11

“This is the copy of the letter that they sent unto him, even unto Artaxerxes the king; Thy servants the men on this side the river, and at such a time.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezra 4:11

This is the copy of the Letter, that they sent vnto him, euen vnto Artaxerxes the king: Thy seruants on this side the Riuer, and at such a time,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

this is the copy of the letter which they sent to him: "To King Artaxerxes: Your servants, the men in the region beyond the River, and now
- New American Standard Version (1995)

This is the copy of the letter that they sent unto Artaxerxes the king: Thy servants the men beyond the River, and so forth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is a copy of the letter which they sent to Artaxerxes the king: Your servants living across the river send these words:
- Basic English Bible

This is the copy of the letter that they sent to him: To Artaxerxes the king: Thy servants the men on this side the river, and so forth.
- Darby Bible

This is the copy of the letter that they sent to him, even to Artaxerxes the king: Thy servants the men on this side of the river, and at such a time.
- Webster's Bible

This is the copy of the letter that they sent to Artaxerxes the king: Your servants the men beyond the River, and so forth.
- World English Bible

This [is] a copy of a letter that they have sent unto him, unto Artaxerxes the king: `Thy servants, men beyond the river, and at such a time;
- Youngs Literal Bible

this is the copy of the letter that they sent unto him, even unto Artaxerxes the king--thy servants the men beyond the River--and now
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezra 4:11

Wesley's Notes for Ezra 4:11


4:10 Asnapper - Either Esarhaddon, or some other person of eminency, who was captain of this colony, and conducted them hither. The river - Euphrates. Time - The date of the epistle was particularly expressed therein, but here it was sufficient to note it in general.

4:12 Be it known, &c. - This is a mere fiction, which being confidently affirmed, they thought would easily find belief with a king whose heart and ears they possessed by their hired counsellors.


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