Who was Cyrus in the Bible?


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Cyrus is a king mentioned more than 30 times in the Bible and is identified as Cyrus the Great (also Cyrus II or Cyrus the Elder) who reigned over Persia between 539-530 BC. This pagan king is impo...

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
He was the founder of the Persian Empire which conquered Babylon. That was quite a feat! Then he was anointed by God to free the Jews from captivity. Isaiah mentioned him by name 200 years before he was born (Isa. 45). Isaiah is the one prophet who says in the Book of Isaiah that he was anointed by God. (Isaiah 45:1). Lockyer, Wikipedia

How is that for accuracy? You can trust the Bible for truth! Never doubt that God has all things under control. "The Lord will rule forever!” (Exodus 15:18, ICB).

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