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Ezra 5:3-5 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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3 At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and their companions, and said thus unto them, Who hath commanded you to build this house, and to make up this wall? 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 restore this structure?"
4 Then said we unto them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building? 4 They also asked, "What are the names of the men constructing this building?"
5 But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease , till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this matter. 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.