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Ezra 3:4

Ezra 3:4

What a joy it must have been for Ezra and those who returned with him to Jerusalem, at the end of Israel's 70 year-long exile, to start rebuilding the city and sanctuary in Jerusalem. Ezra was the scribe who diligently recorded the proclamation made by Cyrus, to build the Lord a house in Judah.. and he conscientiously documented the king's decision to restore the Temple treasures and artifacts, stolen by Nebuchadnezzar.

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Ezra 3:8

Ezra 3:8

The people of Judah had been exiled in Babylon for 70 years, but as Scripture foretold, Cyrus the Great, issued a proclamation, at the end of the 70-year long exile. He explained that the Lord, the God of heaven, had appointed him to build Him a house at Jerusalem, in the land of Judah, and at that time, the Jews were permitted to return to their promised homeland, to carry out the rebuilding work.

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