Ezra 5:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Ezra 5:9, NIV: We questioned the elders and asked them, 'Who authorized you to rebuild this temple and to finish it?'
Ezra 5:9, ESV: Then we asked those elders and spoke to them thus: ‘Who gave you a decree to build this house and to finish this structure?’
Ezra 5:9, KJV: Then asked we those elders, and said unto them thus, Who commanded you to build this house, and to make up these walls?
Ezra 5:9, NASB: Then we asked those elders and said to them as follows: ‘Who issued you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?’
Ezra 5:9, NLT: 'We asked the leaders, 'Who gave you permission to rebuild this Temple and restore this structure?'
Ezra 5:9, CSB: So we questioned the elders and asked, "Who gave you the order to rebuild this temple and finish this structure? "