Ezra 5:3-5 CSB

3 At that time Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues came to the Jews and asked, "Who gave you the order to rebuild this temple and finish this structure?"a

References for Ezra 5:3

    • a 5:3 - Or finish its furnishings
      4 They also asked them, "What are the names of the workersb who are constructing this building?"

      References for Ezra 5:4

        • b 5:4 - One Aram ms, LXX, Syr; MT reads Then we told them exactly what the names of the men were
          5 But God was watchingc over the Jewish elders. These men wouldn't stop them until a report was sent to Darius, so that they could receive written instructions about this [matter].

          References for Ezra 5:5

            • c 5:5 - Lit But the eye of their God was