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2 Chronicles 36:23 NIV

23 “This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: “ ‘The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and he has appointed me to build a temple for him at Jerusalem in Judah. Any of his people among you may go up, and may the LORD their God be with them.’ ”

References for 2 Chronicles 36:23

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  • a 36:2 - Hebrew "Joahaz," a variant of "Jehoahaz" ; also in verse 4
  • b 36:3 - That is, about 3 3/4 tons or about 3.4 metric tons
  • c 36:3 - That is, about 75 pounds or about 34 kilograms
  • d 36:7 - Or "palace"
  • e 36:9 - One Hebrew manuscript, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 2 Kings 24:8); most Hebrew manuscripts "eight"
  • f 36:10 - Hebrew "brother," that is, relative (see 2 Kings 24:17)
  • g 36:17 - Or "Chaldeans"