Ezra 1:5-11 CSB

Return from Exile

5 So the family leaders of Judah and Benjamin, along with the priests and Levites-everyone God had motivateda-prepared to go up and rebuild the Lord's house in Jerusalem.

References for Ezra 1:5

    • c 1:5 - Lit everyone whose spirit God had stirred
      6 All their neighbors supported themb c with silver articles, gold, goods, livestock, and valuables, in addition to all that was given as a freewill offering.

      References for Ezra 1:6

        • d 1:6 - Lit supported their hands
        • e 1:6 - Ezr 6:22; Neh 2:18; 6:9
          7 King Cyrus also brought out the articles of the Lord's house that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from Jerusalem and had placed in the house of his gods.d

          References for Ezra 1:7

            • f 1:7 - 2 Kg 24:13; 25:13-17; 2 Ch 36:7
              8 King Cyrus of Persia had them brought out under the supervision of Mithredath the treasurer, who counted them out to Sheshbazzare the prince of Judah.

              References for Ezra 1:8

                • g 1:8 - Ezr 5:14
                  9 This was the inventory: 30 gold basins, 1,000 silver basins, 29 silver knives,
                  10 30 gold bowls, 410 variousf silver bowls, and 1,000 other articles.

                  References for Ezra 1:10

                    • h 1:10 - Or similar
                      11 The gold and silver articles totaled 5,400. Sheshbazzar brought all of them when the exiles went up from Babylon to Jerusalem.