THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

First Book of Esdras (Author Esdras)

1:1¤ In the first year of Cyrus king of the Persians, that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremias might be fulfilled, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of the Persians: and he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and in writing also, saying:



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