3 At that time Tattenai, governor of Trans-Euphrates, and Shethar-Bozenai and their associates went to them and asked, “Who authorized you to rebuild this temple and to finish it?”

References for Ezra 5:3

4 Theya also asked, “What are the names of those who are constructing this building?”

References for Ezra 5:4

    • j 5:4 - See Septuagint; Aramaic "We" .
      5 But the eye of their God was watching over the elders of the Jews, and they were not stopped until a report could go to Darius and his written reply be received.