Isaiah 45:1-3 NIV

1 "This is what the LORD says to his anointed,1 to Cyrus,2 whose right hand I take hold3 of to subdue nations4 before him and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him so that gates will not be shut:

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2 I will go before you5 and will level6 the mountainsa; I will break down gates7 of bronze and cut through bars of iron.8

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    • a 45:2 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; the meaning of the word in the Masoretic Text is uncertain.
      3 I will give you the treasures9 of darkness, riches stored in secret places,10 so that you may know11 that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.12

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