Darius Finds Cyrus's Decree

2 In Ecbatana in the fortress, which is 2in the province of Media, a scroll was found and there was written in it as follows: "Memorandum -
3 "3In the first year of King Cyrus, Cyrus the king issued a decree: 'Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the temple, the place where sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt and let its foundations be retained, its height being 60 cubits and its width 60 cubits;
4 4with three layers of huge stones and one layer of timbers. And let the cost be paid from the royal treasury.
5 'Also let 5the gold and silver utensils of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, be returned and brought to their places in the temple in Jerusalem; and you shall put them in the house of God.'