Answering the Bethel delegation

1 In the fourth year of Darius the king, the LORD's word came to Zechariah on the fourth day of the ninth month, Kislev.
2 The people of Bethel sent Sharezer and Regem-Melech, along with his men, to seek the LORD's favor,
3 saying to the priests who were in the house of the LORD of heavenly forces and to the prophets: "Should I weep in the fifth month and abstain as I have done for a number of years?"