Ezra 4:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Rehumרְח֣וּם
(re·chum)
7348b: a Pers. official(Aramaic) of uncertain derivation
the commanderבְּעֵל־
(be·'el-)
1169: owner, lord(Aramaic) corresponding to baal
and Shimshaiוְשִׁמְשַׁי֙
(ve·shim·shai)
8124: a scribe who opposed Isr.(Aramaic) from shemash
the scribeסָֽפְרָ֔א
(sa·fe·ra,)
5613a: a secretary, scribe(Aramaic) corresponding to sopher
wroteכְּתַ֛בוּ
(ke·ta·vu)
3790: to write(Aramaic) corresponding to kathab
a letterאִגְּרָ֥ה
(ig·ge·rah)
104: a letter(Aramaic) corresponding to iggereth
againstעַל־
(al-)
5922: upon, over, above(Aramaic) corresponding to al
Jerusalemיְרוּשְׁלֶ֑ם
(ye·ru·she·lem;)
3390: the capital city of all Isr.(Aramaic) corresponding to Yerushalaim
to Kingמַלְכָּ֖א
(mal·ka)
4430: king(Aramaic) corresponding to melek
Artaxerxes,לְאַרְתַּחְשַׁ֥שְׂתְּא
(le·'ar·tach·shas·te)
783b: a son and successor of Xerxes, king of Persia(Aramaic) of foreign origin
as follows--כְּנֵֽמָא׃
(ke·ne·ma.)
3660: accordingly, as follows(Aramaic) corresponding to kemo









KJV Lexicon
Rehum
Rchuwm  (rekh-oom')
Rechum, the name of a Persian and of three Israelites -- Rehum.
the chancellor
b`el  (beh-ale')
chancellor.
t`em  (teh-ame')
flavor; figuratively, judgment (both subjective and objective); hence, account (both subj. and obj.)
and Shimshai
Shimshay  (shim-shah'-ee)
sunny; Shimshai, a Samaritan -- Shimshai.
the scribe
capher  (saw-fare')
a scribe (secular or sacred) -- scribe.
wrote
kthab  (keth-ab')
write(-ten).
a
chad  (khad)
as card. one; as article single; as an ordinal, first; adverbially, at once -- a, first, one, together.
letter
'iggra'  (ig-er-aw')
an epistle (as carried by a state courier or postman) -- letter.
against
`al  (al)
about, against, concerning, for, (there-)fore, from, in, more, of, (there-, up-)on, (in-)to, + why with.
Jerusalem
Yruwshalem  (yer-oo-shaw-lame')
(Chald)
to Artaxerxes
'Artachshashta'  (ar-takh-shash-taw')
Artachshasta (or Artaxerxes), a title (rather than name) of several Persian kings -- Artaxerxes.
the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
in this sort
knema'  (ken-ay-maw')
so or thus -- so, (in) this manner (sort), thus.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes, as follows--

King James Bible
Rehum the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king in this sort:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Rehum the chief deputy and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter to King Artaxerxes concerning Jerusalem as follows:

International Standard Version
Governor Rehum and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter concerning Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes as follows:

NET Bible
Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter concerning Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes as follows:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote another letter against [the people of] Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes.

King James 2000 Bible
Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king in this fashion:
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