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Cyrus the Persian

Cyrus befriended the Jews, and admitted that God had instructed him to do this. He recognised Jehovah as the God of Israel — not as his God, necessarily; and though we read of him as God’s “anointed”, and though we … Lees verder

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Leading Persian Dates

Useful facts and dates of Persian History may be summarised as follows: — 1. Capture of Babylon by Medo-Persians under Cyrus (Is. xlv. 1), establishing Persian Empire, B.C. 538. 2.First year of Cyrus, decree to rebuild the Temple, B.C. 535. … Lees verder

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