|Overview - Ezra 5|
|1||Zerubbabel and Jeshua, incited by Haggai and Zechariah, set forward the building of the temple.|
|3||Tatnai and Shethar-boznai are not able to hinder the Jews.|
|6||Their letter to Darius against the Jews.|
Ezra 5:3 (King James Version)
At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and their companions, and said thus unto them, Who hath commanded you to build this house, and to make up this wall?
- Tatnai was governor of the provinces which belonged to the Persian empire west of the Euphrates, comprehending Syria, Arabia Deserta, Phoenicia, and Samaria. He seems to have been a mild and judicious man, and to have acted with great prudence and caution, and without any passion or prejudice.
- 6 ; Ezra 6:6 Ezra 6:13 7:21 Nehemiah 2:7-9
- Who hath commanded you
- 9 ; 1:3 Matthew 21:23 ; Acts 4:7