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| Book of Ezra|
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- Ezra 1:1-4 [ Verse 2 in Original: Hebrew / Greek ]
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- 1 Now R1 in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent R2 a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying: 2 "Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, `The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and He R3 has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. 3 `Whoever there is among you of all His people, may his God be with him! Let him go up to Jerusalem which is in Judah and rebuild the house of the LORD, the God of Israel; He R4 is the God who is in Jerusalem. 4 `Every survivor, at whatever place he may live, F1 let the men of that F2 place support him with silver and gold, with goods and cattle, together with a freewill offering for the house of God which is in Jerusalem.' "
F1 Or reside as an alien
F2 Lit his
R1 2 Chronicles 36:22; Jeremiah 25:12;
R2 Ezra 5:13
R3 Isaiah 44:28; 45:1,12,13
R4 1 Kings 8:23; 18:39; Isaiah 37:16; Daniel 6:26
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