Ezra 6:13
New International Version
Then, because of the decree King Darius had sent, Tattenai, governor of Trans-Euphrates, and Shethar-Bozenai and their associates carried it out with diligence.

New Living Translation
Tattenai, governor of the province west of the Euphrates River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues complied at once with the command of King Darius.

English Standard Version
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.

Berean Study Bible
In response, Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates diligently carried out what King Darius had decreed.

King James Bible
Then Tatnai, governor on this side the river, Shetharboznai, and their companions, according to that which Darius the king had sent, so they did speedily.

New King James Version
Then Tattenai, governor of the region beyond the River, Shethar-Boznai, and their companions diligently did according to what King Darius had sent.

New American Standard Bible
Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King Darius had ordered.

NASB 1995
Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King Darius had sent.

NASB 1977
Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King Darius had sent.

Amplified Bible
Then Tattenai, governor of the province west of the [Euphrates] River, with Shethar-bozenai and their associates carried out the decree with due diligence, just as King Darius had sent and commanded.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues diligently carried out what King Darius had decreed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues diligently carried out what King Darius had decreed.

American Standard Version
Then Tattenai, the governor beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and their companions, because that Darius the king had sent, did accordingly with all diligence.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then Thanthanai the governor on this side beyond the river, Satharbuzanai, and his fellow-servants, according to that which king Darius sent, so they did diligently.

Contemporary English Version
Governor Tattenai, Shethar Bozenai, and their advisors carefully obeyed King Darius.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So then Thathanai, governor of the country beyond the river, and Stharbuzanai, and his counsellors diligently executed what Darius the king had commanded.

English Revised Version
Then Tattenai, the governor beyond the river; Shethar-bozenai, and their companions, because that Darius the king had sent, did accordingly with all diligence.

Good News Translation
Then Governor Tattenai, Shethar Bozenai, and their fellow officials did exactly as the emperor had commanded.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Governor Tattenai [from the province] west of the Euphrates River, Shethar Bozenai, and their group did exactly what King Darius had ordered.

International Standard Version
Because of what King Darius had mandated, Tattenai, the Trans-Euphrates Governor, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues carried out his orders quickly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Tattenai, the governor beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and their companions, because that Darius the king had thus sent, acted with all diligence.

Literal Standard Version
Then Tatnai, governor beyond the river, Shethar-Boznai, and their companions, according to that which Darius the king has sent, so they have done speedily;

NET Bible
Then Tattenai governor of Trans-Euphrates, Shethar-Bozenai, and their colleagues acted accordingly--with precision, just as Darius the king had given instructions.

New Heart English Bible
Then Tattenai, the governor beyond the River, Shetharbozenai, and their companions, because Darayavush the king had sent a decree, did accordingly with all diligence.

World English Bible
Then Tattenai, the governor beyond the River, Shetharbozenai, and their companions, because that Darius the king had sent, did accordingly with all diligence.

Young's Literal Translation
Then Tatnai, governor beyond the river, Shethar-Boznai, and their companions, according to that which Darius the king hath sent, so they have done speedily;

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
The Temple Completed
13In response, Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates diligently carried out what King Darius had decreed. 14So the Jewish elders built and prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah son of Iddo. They finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decrees of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes, kings of Persia.…

Cross References
Ezra 5:3
At that time Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates went to the Jews and asked, "Who authorized you to rebuild this temple and restore this structure?"

Ezra 6:6
Therefore Darius decreed: To Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates, Shethar-bozenai, and your associates and officials in the region: You must stay away from that place!


Treasury of Scripture

Then Tatnai, governor on this side the river, Shetharboznai, and their companions, according to that which Darius the king had sent, so they did speedily.

Tatnai

Ezra 4:9,23
Then wrote Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions; the Dinaites, the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Susanchites, the Dehavites, and the Elamites, …

Ezra 5:6
The copy of the letter that Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and his companions the Apharsachites, which were on this side the river, sent unto Darius the king:

so they did

Esther 6:11
Then took Haman the apparel and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, and brought him on horseback through the street of the city, and proclaimed before him, Thus shall it be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour.

Job 5:12,13
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise…

Proverbs 29:26
Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.









Verse 13. - So they did speedily. Tatnai and Shethar-boznai showed no reluctance. They had no enmity against the Jews. Once clearly advertised of the king's wishes, they carried them out with zeal. The rapid completion of the temple must be in part attributed to their good-will.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
In response,
אֱ֠דַיִן (’ĕ·ḏa·yin)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 116: Then, thereupon

Tattenai
תַּתְּנַ֞י (tat·tə·nay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8674: Tattenai

the governor
פַּחַ֧ת (pa·ḥaṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6347: A governor

of the region west
עֲבַֽר־ (‘ă·ḇar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5675: A region across, on the opposite side

of the Euphrates,
נַהֲרָ֛ה (na·hă·rāh)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 5103: A river, the Euphrates

Shethar-bozenai,
בּוֹזְנַ֖י (bō·wz·nay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8370: Shethar-bozenai -- a person official

and their associates
וּכְנָוָתְה֑וֹן (ū·ḵə·nā·wā·ṯə·hō·wn)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3675: An associate

diligently
אָסְפַּ֥רְנָא (’ā·sə·par·nā)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 629: Thoroughly, with (all) diligence

carried out
עֲבַֽדוּ׃ (‘ă·ḇa·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5648: To do, make, prepare, keep

what
דִּֽי־ (dî-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 1768: Who, which, that, because

King
מַלְכָּ֛א (mal·kā)
Noun - masculine singular determinate
Strong's Hebrew 4430: A king

Darius
דָּרְיָ֧וֶשׁ (dā·rə·yā·weš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1868: Darius -- two person kings

had decreed.
שְׁלַ֞ח (šə·laḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7972: To send away, for, out


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