As for peres
They were hiring advisers to oppose them, so as to frustrate their plans, throughout the time
King Cyrus of Persia entrusted
In the first year of the reign of
However, the prince of the kingdom of Persia was opposing me for twenty-one days. But
He deported to Babylon all who escaped the sword. They served him and his sons until the Persian kingdom rose to power.
So the work on the temple of God in Jerusalem came to a halt. It remained halted until the second year of the reign of King Darius of Persia.
Now after these things had happened, during the reign of King Artaxerxes
in the third
And this very day the noble ladies of Persia and Media who have heard the matter concerning the queen will respond in the same way to all the royal officials, and there will be more than enough contempt and anger!
I want you
Men of Persia, Lud,
He said, “Do you know why I have come to you?
It read: “This is what King Cyrus of Persia says: ‘The Lord God of the heavens has given to me all the kingdoms of the earth. He has appointed me to build for him a temple in Jerusalem
“Thus says King Cyrus of Persia: “‘The Lord God of heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth. He has instructed me to build a temple
So they provided money
But Zerubbabel, Jeshua, and the rest of the leaders of Israel said to them, “You have no right
And during the reign