|Ezra 5:3-7 |
3 At that time, Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai and their companions, came to them and asked them, "Who has authorized you to rebuild this temple and to restore these wall?"
4 They also asked the names of the men who were rebuilding the building.
5 But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, so that they could not make them stop the work until the matter came to Darius and an answer was returned by letter concerning the matter.
6 This is a copy of the letter that Tatnai, governor on this side the River, and Shetharboznai and his companions the Apharsachites who were on this side the river, sent to Darius the king.
7 They wrote to him as follows: "To Darius the king, all peace.