The Proclamation of Cyrus(A)

22 (B)Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord by the mouth of (C)Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the Lord stirred up the spirit of (D)Cyrus king of Persia, so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying,

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End of the Babylonian Captivity(A)

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord (B)by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, (C)so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying,

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13 (A)I have raised him up in righteousness,
And I will [a]direct all his ways;
He shall (B)build My city
And let My exiles go free,
(C)Not for price nor reward,”
Says the Lord of hosts.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 45:13 Or make all his ways straight