Ezra 4:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
116 [e]אֱדַ֗יִן
’ĕ-ḏa-yin,
thenAdv
4481 [e]מִן־
min-
fromPrep
1768 [e]דִּ֞י
whenPro-r
6573 [e]פַּרְשֶׁ֤גֶן
par-še-ḡen
the copyN-msc
5407 [e]נִשְׁתְּוָנָא֙
niš-tə-wā-nā
of letterN-msd
1768 [e]דִּ֚י
whichPro-r
  [ארתחששתא]
[’ar-taḥ-šaś-tā
ArtaxerxesNoun - proper - masculine singular N-proper-ms
 
ḵ]
 
783 [e](אַרְתַּחְשַׁ֣שְׂתְּ)
(’ar-taḥ-šaśt
ArtaxerxesN-proper-ms
 
q)
 
4430 [e]מַלְכָּ֔א
mal-kā,
KingN-msd
7123 [e]קֱרִ֧י
qĕ-rî
[was] readV-Nifal-Perf-3ms
6925 [e]קֳדָם־
qo-ḏām-
beforePrep
7348 [e]רְח֛וּם
rə-ḥūm
RehumN-proper-ms
8124 [e]וְשִׁמְשַׁ֥י
wə-šim-šay
and ShimshaiConj-w | N-proper-ms
5613 [e]סָפְרָ֖א
sā-p̄ə-rā
scribe theN-msd
3675 [e]וּכְנָוָתְה֑וֹן
ū-ḵə-nā-wā-ṯə-hō-wn;
and their companionsConj-w | N-mpc | 3mp
236 [e]אֲזַ֨לוּ
’ă-za-lū
they went upV-Qal-Perf-3mp
924 [e]בִבְהִיל֤וּ
ḇiḇ-hî-lū
in hastePrep-b | N-fs
3390 [e]לִירֽוּשְׁלֶם֙
lî-rū-šə-lem
to JerusalemPrep-l | N-proper-fs
5922 [e]עַל־
‘al-
againstPrep
3062 [e]יְה֣וּדָיֵ֔א
yə-hū-ḏā-yê,
JewsN-proper-ms
989 [e]וּבַטִּ֥לוּ
ū-ḇaṭ-ṭi-lū
and made ceaseConj-w | V-Piel-ConjPerf-3mp
1994 [e]הִמּ֖וֹ
him-mōw
themPro-3mp
153 [e]בְּאֶדְרָ֥ע
bə-’eḏ-rā‘
by forcePrep-b | N-fs
2429 [e]וְחָֽיִל׃
wə-ḥā-yil.
and armsConj-w | N-ms
  ס
s
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
עזרא 4:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֱדַ֗יִן מִן־דִּ֞י פַּרְשֶׁ֤גֶן נִשְׁתְּוָנָא֙ דִּ֚י [אַרְתַּחְשַׁשְׂתָּא כ] (אַרְתַּחְשַׁ֣שְׂתְּ ק) מַלְכָּ֔א קֱרִ֧י קֳדָם־רְח֛וּם וְשִׁמְשַׁ֥י סָפְרָ֖א וּכְנָוָתְהֹ֑ון אֲזַ֨לוּ בִבְהִיל֤וּ לִירֽוּשְׁלֶם֙ עַל־יְה֣וּדָיֵ֔א וּבַטִּ֥לוּ הִמֹּ֖ו בְּאֶדְרָ֥ע וְחָֽיִל׃ ס

עזרא 4:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אדין מן־די פרשגן נשתונא די [ארתחששתא כ] (ארתחששת ק) מלכא קרי קדם־רחום ושמשי ספרא וכנותהון אזלו בבהילו לירושלם על־יהודיא ובטלו המו באדרע וחיל׃ ס

עזרא 4:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אדין מן־די פרשגן נשתונא די [ארתחששתא כ] (ארתחששת ק) מלכא קרי קדם־רחום ושמשי ספרא וכנותהון אזלו בבהילו לירושלם על־יהודיא ובטלו המו באדרע וחיל׃ ס

עזרא 4:23 Hebrew Bible
אדין מן די פרשגן נשתונא די ארתחששתא מלכא קרי קדם רחום ושמשי ספרא וכנותהון אזלו בבהילו לירושלם על יהודיא ובטלו המו באדרע וחיל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes' document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.

King James Bible
Now when the copy of king Artaxerxes' letter was read before Rehum, and Shimshai the scribe, and their companions, they went up in haste to Jerusalem unto the Jews, and made them to cease by force and power.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As soon as the text of King Artaxerxes' letter was read to Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and their colleagues, they immediately went to the Jews in Jerusalem and forcibly stopped them.
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