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Ezra 5:4

    Ezra 5:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then said we unto them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then said we to them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then we told them after this manner, what the names of the men were that were making this building.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then they said these words to them: What are the names of the men who are at work on this building?

    Webster's Revision

    Then we told them after this manner, what the names of the men were that were making this building.

    World English Bible

    Then we told them in this way, what the names of the men were who were making this building.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then spake we unto them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building?

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezra 5:4

    What are the names - It is most evident that this is the answer of the Jews to the inquiry of Tatnai, Ezra 5:3, and the verse should be read thus: Then said we unto them after this manner: These are the names of the men who make this building.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezra 5:4

    Then said we - The Septuagint, Syriac, and Arabic versions have "Then said they," which brings this verse into exact accordance with Ezra 5:10.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezra 5:4

    5:4 We - Jews. Accordingly - According to what they asked. That made this building - That were the undertakers and encouragers of it.
    Book: Ezra