Bible: Ezra 1:5-11; 5:14
The Exiles Prepare to Return to Jerusalem
1:5 Then the leaders 1 of Judah and Benjamin, along with the priests and the Levites – all those whose mind God had stirred – got ready 2 to go up in order to build the temple of the
1:7 Then King Cyrus brought out the vessels of the
1:9 The inventory 13 of these items was as follows:
30 gold basins, 14
1,000 silver basins,
29 silver utensils, 15
1:10 30 gold bowls,
410 other 16 silver bowls,
and 1,000 other vessels.
1:11 All these gold and silver vessels totaled 5,400. 17 Sheshbazzar brought them all along when the captives were brought up from Babylon to Jerusalem.