“This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: ‘The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and (A)He has appointed me to rebuild for Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.

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(A)In the first year of King Cyrus, Cyrus the king issued a decree: ‘Concerning the house of God in Jerusalem, let the [a]temple, the place where sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt, and let [b]its foundations be repaired, its height being [c]sixty cubits and its width sixty cubits,

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  1. Ezra 6:3 Lit house
  2. Ezra 6:3 Or perhaps offerings by fire be offered
  3. Ezra 6:3 About 90 ft. or 27 m

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