The king sent the following response: “To Rehum the commander, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their colleagues who live in Samaria and other parts of Trans-Euphrates: Greetings!
Then, as soon as the copy of the letter from King Artaxerxes was read in the presence of Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and their colleagues, they proceeded promptly to the Jews in Jerusalem
“Now Tattenai governor of Trans-Euphrates, Shethar Bozenai, and their colleagues, the officials of Trans-Euphrates – all of you stay far away from there!
Then Tattenai governor of Trans-Euphrates, Shethar-Bozenai, and their colleagues acted accordingly – with precision, just as Darius the king had given instructions.
You may do whatever seems appropriate to you and your colleagues
At that time Tattenai governor of Trans-Euphrates, Shethar-Bozenai, and their colleagues came to them and asked, “Who gave you authority
Listen now, Joshua the high priest, both you and your colleagues who are sitting before you, all of you
Bakbukiah and Unni,
And during the reign
This is a copy of the letter that Tattenai governor of Trans-Euphrates, Shethar-Bozenai, and his colleagues who were the officials of Trans-Euphrates sent to King Darius.
That day David first gave to Asaph and his colleagues this song of thanks to the Lord:
and his colleagues
And the gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their colleagues who were guarding the gates – 172.
Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, and Jedaiah. These were the leaders
Then he said to the council,
Then Jeshua the son of Jozadak
and his colleagues – Shemaiah, Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel, Judah, and Hanani – with musical instruments of
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