The Book of Ezra Chapter 4, Opposition by The Elamites

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Most of this Chapter will cover the opposition who see this new threat of power which The Jews seem to have as they work on the restoration of The Temple with Cyrus,Xerxes and Artaxerxes. Work comes to a stop until the Second year of reign of Darius, King of Persia.

Names like Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabbl, Rehum, Shimshai, The Elamites, those whom Osnappaar deported to Sumaria are now causing a slow down in Jerusalem with the restoration of The Temple.
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Ezra 4:7-8, More Accusations are drawn up in Aramaic

In the next two verses we will see another accusation in the form of a law suit against the returning People of Judah being penned in Aramaic with a translation into Persian.

6 In the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem. 7 In the days of Artaxerxes also, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabel, and the rest of their companions wrote to Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the letter [was] written in Aramaic script, and translated into the Aramaic language.

This Letter, a legal docket for The King, Artaxerxes(Xerxes), to see a complete list of what were the total charges which the Sumerian/Elamite recorded during the last three reigning Kings of Persia and the total records to date. This was a date which spanned from 522-486 BC, a time span ending just after Darius death. This docket contained several earlier complaints which were all in Aramaic, the Language of The Diplomats, "lingua franc" of The Worlds Embassy's.

Jewish Rabbinic interpretations point out that this is also that same person, "The King", in The Book of Esther.

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