Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.
Restore and to build jerusalem
At the beginning of thy supplications the word went forth, and I am come to declare it; for thou art one greatly beloved. Therefore consider the word, and have understanding in the vision:
But he that is sown upon the good ground this is he who hears and understands the word, who bears fruit also, and produces, one a hundred, one sixty, and one thirty.
When therefore ye shall see the abomination of desolation, which is spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in what is a holy place, (he that reads let him understand,)
But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation standing where it should not, (he that reads let him consider it,) then let those in Judaea flee to the mountains;
And Philip, running up, heard him reading the prophet Esaias, and said, Dost thou then know what thou art reading of?
Then ceased the work of the house of God which is at Jerusalem; and it ceased until the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
Then king Darius gave orders, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
And after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes, king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkijah,
And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that wine was before him, and I took up the wine and gave it to the king. Now, I had never been sad in his presence.
And Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they built the sheep-gate. They hallowed it, and set up its doors; and they hallowed it even to the tower of Meah, to the tower of Hananeel.
Restore and to build jerusalem
For mine enemies speak against me, and they that watch for my soul consult together,
He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found the Messias (which being interpreted is Christ).
The woman says to him, I know that Messias is coming, who is called Christ; when he comes he will tell us all things.
(And he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and from him the continual sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.
Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a prince and commander to the peoples.
(And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall he come forth unto me who is to be Ruler in Israel: whose goings forth are from of old, from the days of eternity.)
but the originator of life ye slew, whom God raised from among the dead, whereof we are witnesses.
Him has God exalted by his right hand as leader and saviour, to give repentance to Israel and remission of sins.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and has washed us from our sins in his blood,
And he has upon his garment, and upon his thigh, a name written, King of kings, and Lord of lords.
and conspired all of them together to come to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
So the wall was finished on the twenty-fifth of Elul, in fifty-two days.
Go out of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.
Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will perform the good word which I have spoken unto the house of Israel and unto the house of Judah.
How then should the scriptures be fulfilled that thus it must be?