THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

First Book of Esdras (Author Esdras)

6:3In the first year of Cyrus the king: Cyrus the king decreed, that the house of God should be built, which is in Jerusalem, in the place where they may offer sacrifices, and that they lay the foundations that may support the height of threescore cubits, and the breadth of threescore cubits,



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