Then, according to the word sent by Darius the king, Tattenai, the governor of the province Beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates did with all diligence what Darius the king had ordered.
Then Tatnai, governor on this side the river,
Shetharboznai, 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.