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Ezra 1:2

Overview - Ezra 1
The proclamation of Cyrus for the building of the temple.
The people provide for their return.
Cyrus restores the vessels of the temple to Sheshbazzar.
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Ezra 1:2  (King James Version)
Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The LORD God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
 


Lord God
1 Kings 8:27 ; 2 Chronicles 2:12 ; Isaiah 66:1 ; Jeremiah 10:11 ; Daniel 2:21 Daniel 2:28 ; 5:23

hath given
Jeremiah 27:6 Jeremiah 27:7 ; Daniel 2:37 Daniel 2:38 ; Daniel 4:25 Daniel 4:32 5:19-21

all the kingdoms
According to the testimony of ancient writers, Cyrus, at this time, reigned over the Medes, Persians, Hyrcanians, Syrians, Assyrians, Indians, etc
, and all lesser Asia.

he hath charged
Isaiah 44:26-28 ; Isaiah 45:1 Isaiah 45:12 Isaiah 45:13
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