Ezra 4:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5066 [e]וַיִּגְּשׁ֨וּ
way-yig-gə-šū
and they cameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
2216 [e]זְרֻבָּבֶ֜ל
zə-rub-bā-ḇel
ZerubbabelN-proper-ms
413 [e]וְאֶל־
wə-’el-
andConj-w | Prep
7218 [e]רָאשֵׁ֣י
rā-šê
the headsN-mpc
1 [e]הָֽאָב֗וֹת
hā-’ā-ḇō-wṯ,
of the fathers' [houses]Art | N-mp
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֤וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
1992 [e]לָהֶם֙
lā-hem
to themPrep-l | Pro-3mp
1129 [e]נִבְנֶ֣ה
niḇ-neh
let us buildV-Qal-Imperf.h-1cp
5973 [e]עִמָּכֶ֔ם
‘im-mā-ḵem,
with youPrep | 2mp
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
forConj
  כָכֶ֔ם
ḵā-ḵem,
as you [do]Prep | 2mp
1875 [e]נִדְר֖וֹשׁ
niḏ-rō-wōš
we seekV-Qal-Imperf-1cp
430 [e]לֵֽאלֹהֵיכֶ֑ם
lê-lō-hê-ḵem;
your GodPrep-l | N-mpc | 2mp
  [ולא]
[wə-lō
-Conjunctive waw :: Adverb - Negative particle Conj-w | Adv-NegPrt
 
ḵ]
 
3808 [e](וְל֣וֹ ׀)
(wə-lōw
and to HimConj-w | Prep | 3ms
 
q)
 
587 [e]אֲנַ֣חְנוּ
’ă-naḥ-nū
wePro-1cp
2076 [e]זֹבְחִ֗ים
zō-ḇə-ḥîm,
have sacrificedV-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
3117 [e]מִימֵי֙
mî-mê
since the daysPrep-m | N-mpc
  אֵסַ֤ר
’ê-sar
of 
634 [e]חַדֹּן֙
ḥad-dōn
EsarhaddonN-proper-ms
4428 [e]מֶ֣לֶךְ
me-leḵ
kingN-msc
804 [e]אַשּׁ֔וּר
’aš-šūr,
of AssyriaN-proper-fs
5927 [e]הַמַּעֲלֶ֥ה
ham-ma-‘ă-leh
who broughtArt | V-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
853 [e]אֹתָ֖נוּ
’ō-ṯā-nū
usDirObjM | 1cp
6311 [e]פֹּֽה׃
pōh.
hereAdv









Hebrew Texts
עזרא 4:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּגְּשׁ֨וּ אֶל־זְרֻבָּבֶ֜ל וְאֶל־רָאשֵׁ֣י הָֽאָבֹ֗ות וַיֹּאמְר֤וּ לָהֶם֙ נִבְנֶ֣ה עִמָּכֶ֔ם כִּ֣י כָכֶ֔ם נִדְרֹ֖ושׁ לֵֽאלֹהֵיכֶ֑ם [וְלֹא כ] (וְלֹ֣ו ׀ ק) אֲנַ֣חְנוּ זֹבְחִ֗ים מִימֵי֙ אֵסַ֤ר חַדֹּן֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ אַשּׁ֔וּר הַמַּעֲלֶ֥ה אֹתָ֖נוּ פֹּֽה׃

עזרא 4:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויגשו אל־זרבבל ואל־ראשי האבות ויאמרו להם נבנה עמכם כי ככם נדרוש לאלהיכם [ולא כ] (ולו ׀ ק) אנחנו זבחים מימי אסר חדן מלך אשור המעלה אתנו פה׃

עזרא 4:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויגשו אל־זרבבל ואל־ראשי האבות ויאמרו להם נבנה עמכם כי ככם נדרוש לאלהיכם [ולא כ] (ולו ׀ ק) אנחנו זבחים מימי אסר חדן מלך אשור המעלה אתנו פה׃

עזרא 4:2 Hebrew Bible
ויגשו אל זרבבל ואל ראשי האבות ויאמרו להם נבנה עמכם כי ככם נדרוש לאלהיכם ולא אנחנו זבחים מימי אסר חדן מלך אשור המעלה אתנו פה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of fathers' households, and said to them, "Let us build with you, for we, like you, seek your God; and we have been sacrificing to Him since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assyria, who brought us up here."

King James Bible
Then they came to Zerubbabel, and to the chief of the fathers, and said unto them, Let us build with you: for we seek your God, as ye do; and we do sacrifice unto him since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assur, which brought us up hither.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
they approached Zerubbabel and the leaders of the families and said to them, "Let us build with you, for we also worship your God and have been sacrificing to Him since the time King Esar-haddon of Assyria brought us here."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Zerubbabel

Ezra 1:5 Then rose up the chief of the fathers of Judah and Benjamin, and …

Ezra 2:2 Which came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, …

Ezra 3:2,12 Then stood up Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brothers the priests, …

Let us

Proverbs 26:23-26 Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross…

2 Corinthians 11:13-15 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves …

Galatians 2:4 And that because of false brothers unawares brought in, who came …

2 Timothy 3:8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist …

2 Peter 2:1,2 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there …

we do

2 Kings 17:24,27-33,41 And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, …

Esarhaddon

Ezra 4:10 And the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Asnapper brought …

Asnappar

2 Kings 19:37 And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god…

Assur

Genesis 10:11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and built Nineveh, and the city …

Psalm 73:8 They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

Isaiah 37:37 So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, and went and returned, and …

Assyria

Hosea 14:3 Asshur shall not save us; we will not ride on horses: neither will …

Asshur

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