Psalm 69:23; Isaiah 45:1

23  lLet their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see,

mand make their loins tremble continually.


Cyrus, God's Instrument

45  Thus says the Lord to phis anointed, to Cyrus,

qwhose right hand I have grasped,

to subdue nations before him

and rto loose the belts of kings,

to open doors before him

that gates may not be closed: