Ezra 5:3-6 NLT

3 But Tattenai, governor of the province west of the Euphrates River,a 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

    • ܦ 5:3 - Aramaic the province beyond the river; also in 5:6 .
      4 They also asked forb the names of all the men working on the Temple.

      References for Ezra 5:4

        • ܧ 5:4 - As in one Hebrew manuscript and Greek and Syriac versions; Masoretic Text reads Then we told them.
          5 But because their God was watching over them, the leaders of the Jews were not prevented from building until a report was sent to Darius and he returned his decision.
          6 This is a copy of the letter that Tattenai the governor, Shethar-bozenai, and the other officials of the province west of the Euphrates River sent to King Darius: