Ezra 4:12
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
let it be knownיְדִ֙יעַ֙
(ye·di·a')
3046: to know(Aramaic) corresponding to yada
to the kingלְמַלְכָּ֔א
(le·mal·ka,)
4430: king(Aramaic) corresponding to melek
that the Jewsיְהוּדָיֵ֗א
(ye·hu·da·ye)
3062: an inhab. of Judah(Aramaic) from Yehud
whoדִּ֣י
(di)
1768: who, which, that, because(Aramaic) a prim. particle
cameסְלִ֙קוּ֙
(se·li·ku)
5559b: to come up(Aramaic) corresponding to saleq
up from you have comeאֲתֹ֖ו
(a·tov)
858: to come(Aramaic) corresponding to athah
to us at Jerusalem;לִירוּשְׁלֶ֑ם
(li·ru·she·lem;)
3390: the capital city of all Isr.(Aramaic) corresponding to Yerushalaim
they are rebuildingבָּנַ֔יִן
(ba·na·yin,)
1124: to build(Aramaic) corresponding to banah
the rebelliousמָֽרָדְתָּ֤א
(ma·ra·de·ta)
4779a: rebellious(Aramaic) from the same as merad
and evilוּבִֽאישְׁתָּא֙
(u·vi·ysh·ta)
873: bad(Aramaic) from beesh
cityקִרְיְתָ֨א
(kir·ye·ta)
7149: a city(Aramaic) corresponding to qiryah
and are finishing(שַׁכְלִ֔לוּ
(shach·li·lu,)
3635: to complete(Aramaic) corresponding to kalal
the walls(וְשׁוּרַיָּ֣א
(ve·shu·rai·ya)
7792: a wall(Aramaic) corresponding to shur
and repairingיַחִֽיטוּ׃
(ya·chi·tu.)
2338: to repair (foundations)(Aramaic) corresponding to the root of chut
the foundations.וְאֻשַּׁיָּ֖א
(ve·'u·shai·ya)
787: a foundation(Aramaic) probably of foreign origin









KJV Lexicon
Be it
hava'  (hav-aw')
to exist; used in a great variety of applications (especially in connection with other words)
known
yda`  (yed-ah')
certify, know, make known, teach.
unto the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
that the Jews
Yhuwda'iy  (yeh-hoo-daw-ee')
a Jehudaite (or Judaite), i.e. Jew -- Jew.
which
diy  (dee)
that, used as relative conjunction, and especially (with a preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as preposition of
came up
cliq  (sel-eek')
to ascend -- come (up).
from
min  (min)
according, after, + because, + before, by, for, from, him, more than, (out) of, part, since, these, to, upon, + when.
thee
lvath  (lev-awth')
adhesion, i.e. (as preposition) with -- thee.
to us
`al  (al)
about, against, concerning, for, (there-)fore, from, in, more, of, (there-, up-)on, (in-)to, + why with.
are come
'athah  (aw-thaw')
(be-)come, bring.
unto Jerusalem
Yruwshalem  (yer-oo-shaw-lame')
(Chald)
building
bna'  (ben-aw')
to build -- build, make.
the rebellious
marad  (maw-rawd')
rebellious -- rebellious.
and the bad
bi'uwsh  (be-oosh')
wicked -- bad.
city
qirya'  (keer-yaw')
city.
and have set up
klal  (kel-al')
to complete -- finish, make (set) up.

klal  (kel-al')
to complete -- finish, make (set) up.
the walls
shuwr  (shoor)
wall.
thereof and joined
chuwt  (khoot)
to string together, i.e. (figuratively) to repair -- join.
the foundations
'osh  (ohsh)
a foundation -- foundation.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
let it be known to the king that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.

King James Bible
Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let it be known to the king that the Jews who came from you have returned to us at Jerusalem. They are rebuilding that rebellious and evil city, finishing its walls, and repairing its foundations.

International Standard Version
May the king be advised that the Jews who came from you to us have reached Jerusalem and are rebuilding a rebellious and wicked city, having completed its walls and repaired its foundations.

NET Bible
Now let the king be aware that the Jews who came up to us from you have gone to Jerusalem. They are rebuilding that rebellious and odious city. They are completing its walls and repairing its foundations.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your Majesty, you should know that the Jews who came to us from you are now in Jerusalem. They are rebuilding that rebellious and wicked city. They are close to finishing the walls. The foundations are already in place.

King James 2000 Bible
Be it known unto the king, that the Jews who came up from you to us have come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and wicked city, and are finishing its walls, and repairing the foundations.
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