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Ezra 1 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Cyrus's Proclamation ©

(2Ch 36:22, 23 )
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:1 - Now in the first H259 year H8141 of Cyrus H3566 king H4428 of Persia, H6539 that the word H1697 of the LORD H3068 by the mouth H6310 of Jeremiah H3414 might be fulfilled, H3615 the LORD H3068 stirred up H5782 the spirit H7307 of Cyrus H3566 king H4428 of Persia, H6539 that he made a proclamation H5674 H6963 throughout all his kingdom, H4438 and put it also in writing, H4385 saying, H559
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:2 - Thus saith H559 Cyrus H3566 king H4428 of Persia, H6539 The LORD H3068 God H430 of heaven H8064 hath given H5414 me all the kingdoms H4467 of the earth; H776 and he hath charged H6485 me to build H1129 him an house H1004 at Jerusalem, H3389 which is in Judah. H3063
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:3 - Who is there among you of all his people? H5971 his God H430 be with him, and let him go up H5927 to Jerusalem, H3389 which is in Judah, H3063 and build H1129 the house H1004 of the LORD H3068 God H430 of Israel, H3478 (he is the God,) H430 which is in Jerusalem. H3389
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:4 - And whosoever remaineth H7604 in any place H4725 where he sojourneth, H1481 let the men H582 of his place H4725 help H5375 him with silver, H3701 and with gold, H2091 and with goods, H7399 and with beasts, H929 beside the freewill offering H5071 for the house H1004 of God H430 that is in Jerusalem. H3389

Holy Vessels Restored ©

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:5 - Then rose up H6965 the chief H7218 of the fathers H1 of Judah H3063 and Benjamin, H1144 and the priests, H3548 and the Levites, H3881 with all them whose spirit H7307 God H430 had raised, H5782 to go up H5927 to build H1129 the house H1004 of the LORD H3068 which is in Jerusalem. H3389
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:6 - And all they that were about H5439 them strengthened H2388 their hands H3027 with vessels H3627 of silver, H3701 with gold, H2091 with goods, H7399 and with beasts, H929 and with precious things, H4030 beside all that was willingly offered. H5068
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:7 - Also Cyrus H3566 the king H4428 brought forth H3318 the vessels H3627 of the house H1004 of the LORD, H3068 which Nebuchadnezzar H5019 had brought forth H3318 out of Jerusalem, H3389 and had put H5414 them in the house H1004 of his gods; H430
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:8 - Even those did Cyrus H3566 king H4428 of Persia H6539 bring forth H3318 by the hand H3027 of Mithredath H4990 the treasurer, H1489 and numbered H5608 them unto Sheshbazzar, H8339 the prince H5387 of Judah. H3063
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:9 - And this is the number H4557 of them: thirty H7970 chargers H105 of gold, H2091 a thousand H505 chargers H105 of silver, H3701 nine H8672 and twenty H6242 knives, H4252
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:10 - Thirty H7970 basons H3713 of gold, H2091 silver H3701 basons H3713 of a second H4932 sort four H702 hundred H3967 and ten, H6235 and other H312 vessels H3627 a thousand. H505
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:11 - All the vessels H3627 of gold H2091 and of silver H3701 were five H2568 thousand H505 and four H702 hundred. H3967 All these did Sheshbazzar H8339 bring up H5927 with them of the captivity H1473 that were brought up H5927 from Babylon H894 unto Jerusalem. H3389

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