At that time (A)Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the [a]River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues came to them and spoke to them thus, “(B)Who issued you a decree to rebuild this [b]temple and to finish this structure?”

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Footnotes

  1. Ezra 5:3 I.e. Euphrates River, and so throughout the ch
  2. Ezra 5:3 Lit house, and so in vv 9, 11, 12

The Temple Completed and Dedicated

13 Then (A)Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King Darius had sent.

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