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Ezra 4:6

    Ezra 4:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they unto him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they to him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And in the time of Ahasuerus, when he first became king, they put on record a statement against the people of Judah and Jerusalem.

    Webster's Revision

    And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

    World English Bible

    In the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezra 4:6

    In the reign of Ahasuerus - This is the person who is called Cambyses by the Greeks. He reigned seven years and five months; and during the whole of that time the building of the temple was interrupted.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezra 4:6

    Ahasuerus - Or, Cambyses, the son and successor of Cyrus. Persian kings had often two names.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezra 4:6

    4:6 Ahasuerus - A common name to divers kings of Persia. Cambyses the son and successor of Cyrus, was known to be no friend to the Jewish nation.
    Book: Ezra