“They also asked them, ‘What are the names of the men who are building this edifice?’”
The regional governor wanted to stop the temple construction. They asked who authorized them to rebuild it and wanted their names, “in order to inform” King Darius, v. 10. The king’s reply (Ezra 6) must have shocked them.
The names of saints who are reviled by the world are written in the book of life. How are you building up the Lord’s church?