Ezra 7:27-28 ESV

27 1Blessed be the LORD, the God of our fathers, 2who put such a thing as this into the heart of the king, to beautify the house of the LORD that is in Jerusalem,

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28 3and who extended to me his steadfast love before the king and his counselors, and before all the king's mighty officers. I took courage, for the hand of the LORD my God was on me, and I gathered leading men from Israel to go up with me.

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