5:13 But in the first year of King Cyrus of Babylon, 1 King Cyrus enacted a decree to rebuild this temple of God. 5:14 Even the gold and silver vessels of the temple of God that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem and had brought to the palace 2 of Babylon – even those things King Cyrus brought from the palace of Babylon and presented 3 to a man by the name of Sheshbazzar whom he had appointed as governor.
1 sn Cyrus was actually a Persian king, but when he conquered Babylon in 539
2 tn Or “temple.”
3 tn Aram “they were given.”