So I gave orders,
And at Daniel’s request, the king
So I issued an order
“I also hereby issue orders as to what you are to do with those elders of the Jews in order to rebuild this temple of God. From the royal treasury, from the taxes of Trans-Euphrates the complete costs are to be given to these men, so that there may be no interruption of the work.
“I hereby give orders that if anyone changes this directive a beam is to be pulled out from his house and he is to be raised up and impaled
“I, King Artaxerxes, hereby issue orders to all the treasurers of
I hereby decree