Ezra 4:22 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Ezra 4:22, NIV: Be careful not to neglect this matter. Why let this threat grow, to the detriment of the royal interests?
Ezra 4:22, ESV: And take care not to be slack in this matter. Why should damage grow to the hurt of the king?”
Ezra 4:22, KJV: Take heed now that ye fail not to do this: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?
Ezra 4:22, NASB: And beware of being negligent in carrying out this matter; why should there be great damage, to the detriment of the kings?'
Ezra 4:22, NLT: Be diligent, and don't neglect this matter, for we must not permit the situation to harm the king's interests.'
Ezra 4:22, CSB: See that you not neglect this matter. Otherwise, the damage will increase and the royal interests will suffer.