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1 Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, 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, 2 Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The LORD God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah. 3 Who is there among you of all his people? his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and build the house of the LORD God of Israel, (he is the God,) which is in Jerusalem. 4 And whosoever remaineth in any place where he sojourneth, let the men of his place help him with silver, and with gold, and with goods, and with beasts, beside the freewill offering for the house of God that is in Jerusalem. 5 Then rose up the chief of the fathers of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests, and the Levites, with all them whose spirit God had raised, to go up to build the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem. 6 And all they that were about them strengthened their hands with vessels of silver, with gold, with goods, and with beasts, and with precious things, beside all that was willingly offered. 7 Also Cyrus the king brought forth the vessels of the house of the LORD, which Nebuchadnezzar had brought forth out of Jerusalem, and had put them in the house of his gods; 8 Even those did Cyrus king of Persia bring forth by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and numbered them unto Sheshbazzar, the prince of Judah. 9 And this is the number of them: thirty chargers of gold, a thousand chargers of silver, nine and twenty knives, 10 Thirty basons of gold, silver basons of a second sort four hundred and ten, and other vessels a thousand. 11 All the vessels of gold and of silver were five thousand and four hundred. All these did Sheshbazzar bring up with them of the captivity that were brought up from Babylon unto Jerusalem.

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1 angela h = "Cyrus is declared God's shepherd in Isaiah 44:28. This is amazing because it is some 140 years before Cyrus becomes ruler. Isaiah even goes on to say the temple will be built."
2 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "Isaiah 45:1 also declares - "This is what the Lord says to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold of to subdue nations before him and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him so that gates will not be shut"The Hebrew word לִמְשִׁיחוֹ "L'moshicho" (Messiah) is the same one used for King David and all other others anointed by God. We can plainly see that King Cyrus of Persia is also declared as "God's Shepherd" and "God's Anointed (Messiah)"."
3 Vin P = "The above famous decree of 538 B.C. by Cyrus of Persia who founded the Persian Empire happened as written in Ezra 1.1 when “the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom.” The Jews were now allowed to return to Palestine after the fall of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. It is believed that King Cyrus died eight years later in 530 B.C."