Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Book of Ezra #614 "rebuilding the Temple"
"Ezra 6:14-18" = 70 (English Ordinal)
The rebuilding of the Jerusalem Temple (Ezra 6:14-18), known as the Second Temple, began in 520 BC and was completed in 516 BC.
Ezra 6:14 King James Version (KJV)
And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.
Ezra 6:15 King James Version (KJV)
15 And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.
Ezra 6:16 King James Version (KJV)
16 And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.
Ezra 6:17 King James Version (KJV)
17 And offered at the dedication of this house of God an hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs; and for a sin offering for all Israel, twelve he goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.
Ezra 6:18 King James Version (KJV)
18 And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for the service of God, which is at Jerusalem; as it is written in the book of Moses.