The Proclamation of Cyrus

22 (A)Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, (B)that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, (C)the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and also put it in writing: 23 “Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, ‘The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he has charged me to build him a house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever is among you of all his people, may the Lord his God be with him. Let him go up.’”

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

ESV 2-Column Journaling Bible, Mahogany Brown - Genuine Leather
ESV 2-Column Journaling Bible, Mahogany Brown - Genuine Leather
Retail: $89.99
Our Price: $18.49
Save: $71.50 (79%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Jeremiah Study Bible, hardcover
ESV Jeremiah Study Bible, hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $27.99
Save: $22.00 (44%)
ESV Large Print Bible, TruTone, Olive, Celtic Cross Design
ESV Large Print Bible, TruTone, Olive, Celtic Cross Design
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $19.99
Save: $30.00 (60%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Study Bible, Large Print, Genuine Leather, Black
ESV Study Bible, Large Print, Genuine Leather, Black
Retail: $124.99
Our Price: $69.99
Save: $55.00 (44%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors