1 In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia -- to fulfil the word of Yahweh spoken through Jeremiah -Yahweh roused the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia to issue a proclamation and to have it publicly displayed throughout his kingdom:
2Chr 36:22-23 Jer 29:10 Prov 21:1 Ps 106:46 Jer 33:7-13 Jer 25:12-14 Ezra 7:27
2 'Cyrus king of Persia says this, "Yahweh, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and has appointed me to build him a Temple in Jerusalem, in Judah.
Isa 45:12-13 Isa 44:26-1 1Kgs 8:27 Jer 10:11 Isa 66:1 Dan 5:23 Dan 5:19-21
3 Whoever among you belongs to the full tally of his people, may his God be with him! Let him go up to Jerusalem, in Judah, and build the Temple of Yahweh, God of Israel, who is the God in Jerusalem.
Dan 6:26 1Chr 28:20 Matt 28:20 Josh 1:9 Jer 10:10 Isa 45:5 Deut 32:31
4 And let each survivor, wherever he lives, be helped by the people of his locality with silver, gold, equipment and riding beasts, as well as voluntary offerings for the Temple of God which is in Jerusalem." '
1Chr 29:3 1Chr 29:9 1Chr 29:17 3John 1:6-8 Acts 24:17 Eccl 4:9-10 Ezra 2:68-70
5 Then the heads of families of Judah and of Benjamin, the priests and the Levites, in fact all whose spirit had been roused by God, prepared to go and rebuild the Temple of Yahweh in Jerusalem;
Ezra 1:1 Phil 2:13 2Chr 36:22 2Cor 8:16 3John 1:11 Jas 1:16-17 Neh 2:12
6 and all their neighbours gave them every kind of help: silver, gold, equipment, riding beasts and valuable presents, in addition to their voluntary offerings.
2Cor 9:7 Ezra 1:4 Ezra 7:15-16 Ezra 8:25-28 Ezra 8:33 Ps 110:3
7 Furthermore, King Cyrus handed over the articles belonging to the Temple of Yahweh which Nebuchadnezzar had carried away from Jerusalem and put in the temple of his god.
2Chr 36:7 2Kgs 24:13 Ezra 6:5 Ezra 5:14 2Chr 36:10 Jer 27:21-22 Dan 5:23
8 Cyrus king of Persia handed them over to Mithredath the treasurer who checked them out to Sheshbazzar the prince of Judah.
Ezra 5:14 Ezra 1:11 Ezra 5:16 Hag 1:1 Hag 1:14 Hag 2:2-4 Zech 4:6-10
9 The inventory was as follows: thirty gold dishes; one thousand silver dishes, twenty-nine repaired;
1Kgs 7:50 Num 7:13 Matt 14:8 Matt 10:29-31 Ezra 8:27 2Chr 24:14 2Chr 4:21-22
10 thirty gold bowls; a thousand silver bowls, four hundred and ten damaged; one thousand other articles.
11 In all, five thousand four hundred articles of gold and silver. Sheshbazzar took all these with him when he led the exiles back from Babylon to Jerusalem.
2Tim 2:19-21 Matt 1:11-12 Rom 9:23