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Ezra 1:1-3

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 1 Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and put it also in writing, saying,

 2 "Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, 'The LORD God of heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he has charged me to build him a temple at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.

 3 Whoever of all his people among you, may his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem in Judah and rebuild the temple of the LORD God of Israel, who is in Jerusalem; He is God.

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