Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.
And strangers stood and fed your sheep, and the sons of the stranger, your husbandmen and your vinedressers.
And I also will take from them for priests, for Levites, said Jehovah.
And they being far off shall come and build in the temple of Jehovah; and ye knew that Jehovah of armies sent me to you. And it was if hearing, ye shall hear to the voice of Jehovah your God.
And nations shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
And kings were thy supporters, and princesses thy nurses: their faces to the earth they shall worship to thee, and the dust of thy feet shall they lick up; and thou knewest that I Jehovah, that they shall not be ashamed waiting for me.
In one year to Cyrus the king, Cyrus the king set a decree of the house of God in Jerusalem, The house shall be built, the place that they sacrificed sacrifices, and its foundations being erected; its height sixty cubits, and its breadth sixty cubits;
Arthasatha, king of kings, To Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of the heavens, being perfected, and thus.
And saying to the king, If good to the king letters shall be given to me to the prefects beyond the river, that they shall cause me to pass over till I shall come to Judah.
And the nations of the saved shall walk about in her light: and the kings of the earth shall bring their glory and honour into her.
In my wrath
And thou saidst in that day, I will praise thee, O Jehovah: for thou wert angry with me, thine anger will turn back and thou wilt comfort me,
In a little moment I forsook thee; and with great mercies I will gather thee.
For the iniquity of his plunder was I angry, and I will smite him: covering myself, and I will be angry, and he went turning away in the way of his heart.
For a moment in his anger; life in his acceptance: weeping shall lodge in the evening, and rejoicing for the morning.