Then said we to them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building?
ContextTemple Rebuilding Resumes
1Then the prophets, Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews that were in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, even to them. 2Then rose up Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and began to build the house of God which is at Jerusalem: and with them were the prophets of God helping them. 3At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai and their companions, and said thus to them, Who has commanded you to build this house, and to make up this wall? 4Then said we to them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building? 5But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this matter.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Then we told them after this manner, what the names of the men were that were making this building.
In answer to which we gave them the names of the men who were the promoters of that building.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said to them after this manner: What are the names of the men that build this building?
King James Bible
Then said we unto them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building?
Young's Literal Translation
Then thus we have said to them, 'What are the names of the men who are building this building?'