Cyrus’s Proclamation

(A)Now 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 (B)sent a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying:

“Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, ‘The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and (C)He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. 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; (D)He is the God who is in Jerusalem.

Read full chapter
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

Bible Gateway Recommends

NASB Gift & Award Bible Imitation Leather Black
NASB Gift & Award Bible Imitation Leather Black
Retail: $11.99
Our Price: $7.99
Save: $4.00 (33%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Ryrie NAS Study Bible Hardback, Red Letter
Ryrie NAS Study Bible Hardback, Red Letter
Retail: $44.99
Our Price: $26.49
Save: $18.50 (41%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
The Plan of Life: NASB Gospel of John, pack of 10
The Plan of Life: NASB Gospel of John, pack of 10
Retail: $7.50
Our Price: $5.99
Save: $1.51 (20%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Soft leather-look, black-indexed
Soft leather-look, black-indexed
Retail: $84.99
Our Price: $54.99
Save: $30.00 (35%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors