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Ezra 5:3 NLT

3 But Tattenai, governor of the province west of the Euphrates River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues soon arrived in Jerusalem and asked, “Who gave you permission to rebuild this Temple and restore this structure?”

References for Ezra 5:3

    • b 5:3 - Aramaic the province beyond the river; also in 5:6 .

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      • a 5:2 - Aramaic Jozadak, a variant spelling of Jehozadak.
      • b 5:3 - Aramaic the province beyond the river; also in 5:6 .
      • c 5:4 - As in one Hebrew manuscript and Greek and Syriac versions; Masoretic Text reads Then we told them.
      • d 5:12 - Aramaic Nebuchadnezzar the Chaldean.
      • e 5:13 - King Cyrus of Persia is here identified as the king of Babylon because Persia had conquered the Babylonian Empire.