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Unformatted text preview: of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that
rebellion and sedition have been made therein. 4:20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have
ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and
custom, was paid unto them. 4:21 Give ye now commandment to cause these men to cease, and that
this city be not builded, until another commandment shall be given
from me. 4:22 Take heed now that ye fail not to do this: why should damage grow
to the hurt of the kings? 4:23 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. 4:24 Then ceased the work of the house of God which is at Jerusalem.
So it ceased unto the second year of the reign of Darius king of
Persia. 5:1 Then the prophets, Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah the son of
Iddo, prophesied unto the Jews that were in Judah and Jerusalem in the
name of the God of Israel, even unto them. 5:2 Then rose up Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua the son
of Jozadak, and began to build the house of God which is at Jerusalem:
and with them were the prophets of God helping them. 5:3 At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the
river, and Shetharboznai and their companions, an...
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