Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes, as follows—

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

A Conservative Version

Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king in this way.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Rehum the [Persian] commander [of the Samaritans] and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king as follows—

Bible in Basic English

Rehum, the chief ruler, and Shimshai the scribe, sent a letter against Jerusalem, to Artaxerxes the king;

Darby Translation

Rehum the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king after this sort:

Julia Smith Translation

Rehum, lord of judgment, and Shimshai, the scribe, wrote one epistle against Jerusalem to Arthasatha the king, thus:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Rehum the royal officer and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes as follows

Modern King James verseion

Rehum the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king in this way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, wrote a letter from Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king, as it followeth.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Rehum holder of judicial authority, and Shimshai the scribe, wrote a certain letter against Jerusalem, - to Artaxerxes the king, thus:

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Rehum counsellor, and Shimshai scribe have written a letter concerning Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king, thus:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רחוּם 
R@chuwm 
Usage: 8

בּעל 
B@`el (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

and Shimshai
שׁמשׁי 
Shimshay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

the scribe
ספר 
Capher (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

כּתב 
K@thab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

a
חד 
Chad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

אגּרא 
'igg@ra' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

על 
`al (Aramaic) 
Usage: 102

ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalem (Chald) 
Usage: 26

ארתּחשׁשׁתּא ארתּחשׁשׁתּא 
'Artachshashta' 
Usage: 15

the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

Context Readings

Resistance To Rebuilding Jerusalem

7 While Artaxerxes was king of Persia, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their co-conspirators wrote in the Aramaic language and script to King Artaxerxes of Persia. Aramaic: 8 Governor Rehum and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter concerning Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes as follows: 9 From Governor Rehum Shimshai the scribe The rest of their colleagues



Cross References

2 Samuel 8:17

Ahitub's son Zadok and Abiathar's son Ahimelech were priests, Seraiah was his personal secretary,

2 Samuel 20:25

Sheva was secretary, Zadok and Abiathar were priests,

2 Kings 18:18

When they called for the King, Hilkiah's son Eliakim, who managed the household, Shebnah the scribe, and Asaph's son Joah the recorder went out to them.

Ezra 4:9

From Governor Rehum Shimshai the scribe The rest of their colleagues

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