2 Chronicles 36:22

Overview - 2 Chronicles 36
Jehoahaz succeeding, is deposed by Pharaoh, and carried into Egypt.
Jehoiakim reigning ill, is carried bound into Babylon.
Jehoiachin succeeding, reigns ill, and is brought into Babylon.
11 Zedekiah succeeding, reigns ill, despises the prophets, and rebels against Nebuchadnezzar.
14 Jerusalem, for the sins of the priests and the people, is wholly destroyed.
22 The proclamation of Cyrus.
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2 Chronicles 36:22  (King James Version)
Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and put it also in writing, saying,

M. 3468. B.C. 536.
This verse and the next have a double aspect. They look back to the prophecy of Jeremiah, and show how that was accomplished; and they look forward to the history of Ezra, which begins with a repetition of these two last verses.

in the first
Ezra 1:1-3

Isaiah 44:28 ; Daniel 10:1

that the word
21 ; Jeremiah 25:12 Jeremiah 25:14 ; 29:10 32:42-44 33:10-14 Hebrews 10:23

the Lord stirred
21:16 1 Samuel 26:19 ; 1 Kings 11:14 1 Kings 11:23 ; 1 Chronicles 5:26 ; Ezra 1:5
Isaiah 13:3-5 Isaiah 13:17 Isaiah 13:18 ; 44:28 45:1-5 Haggai 1:14

a proclamation
24:9 30:5