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Cyrus King of Persia’s proclamation to rebuild Temple

1:1 NOW in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
by the mouth of Jeremiahיִרְמְיָהוּ
/dʒɛrɪˈmaɪ.ə/; Modern: Yīrməyahū meaning “Yah shall raise” c. 650 – c. 570 BC), also called Jeremias or the “weeping prophet” For more info click here
might be fulfilled, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also in writing, saying,
1:2 So says Cyrus king of Persia, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
of heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he has commanded me to build Him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
1:3 Who is there among you of all His people? His El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
is with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and build the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
of Israel, (he is the Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
,) which is in Jerusalem.
1:4 And all who remain in any places where he resides, let the men of his place lift him with silver, and with gold, and with property, and with animals, besides the freewill offering for the house of Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
that is in Jerusalem.
1:5 Then the chiefs of the fathers of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests, and the Levitesלְוִיִּם
/ˈliːvaɪt/ LEE-vyte;romanized: Lǝvīyyīm) or Levi are Jewish males who claim patrilineal descent from the Tribe of Levi. The Tribe of Levi descended from Levi, the third son of Jacob and Leah. The surname Halevi, which consists of the Hebrew definite article “ה” Ha- (‘the’) plus Levi (‘Levite’) is not conclusive regarding being a Levite; a titular use of HaLevi indicates being a Levite. The daughter of a Levite is a Bat Levi (Bat being Hebrew for ‘daughter’) For more info click here
, with all them whose spirit Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
had awakened, got up to go up to build the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
which is in Jerusalem.
1:6 And they that were
all around them strengthened their hands with vessels of silver, with gold, with property, and with animals, and with precious things, besides all that was willingly offered.

Cyrus returns vessels


1:7 Also Cyrus the king brought out the vessels of the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, which Nebuchadnezzar had brought out of Jerusalem, and had put them in the house of his gods;
1:8 Even those Cyrus king of Persia brought forth by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and numbered them to Sheshbazzar, the ruler of Judah.
1:9 And this is the number of them: thirty platters of gold, a thousand platters of silver,  twenty
nine knives,
1:10 Thirty basins of gold, silver basins of a second sort four hundred and ten,
a thousand other vessels .
1:11 All the vessels of gold and of silver were five thousand and four hundred. Sheshbazzar made to go up all with them of the exiled were caused to go up from Babylon to Jerusalem.

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