Then Tatnai, governor on this side the river,
and their companions
Having received and read the above letter:
according to that which Darius the king had sent, so they
acquainted the Jews with what the king had written; were so far from hindering the work going forward, that they encouraged it; and made disbursements to them out of the king's tribute, and furnished them with everything necessary for sacrifice: and this they did immediately, without delay.