At that time 1Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues came to them and spoke to them thus, "2Who issued you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?"
3Then we told them accordingly what the names of the men were who were reconstructing this building.
But 4the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not stop them until a report could come to Darius, and then a written reply be returned concerning it.
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