The Decree of Cyrus

22 In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia,(A) the word of the Lord spoken through[a] Jeremiah(B) was fulfilled. The Lord put it into the mind of King Cyrus(C) of Persia to issue a proclamation throughout his entire kingdom and also to put it in writing:

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  1. 2 Chronicles 36:22 Lit Lord by the mouth of

23 This is what King Cyrus of Persia says: The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and has appointed me to build Him a temple at Jerusalem in Judah. Whoever among you of His people may go up, and may the Lord his God be with him.

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Vision of a Glorious One

10 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia,(A) a message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar.(B) The message was true and was about a great conflict. He understood the message and had understanding of the vision.(C)

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