Isaiah 45:1–3

Thus saith the Lord to ahis anointed, to Cyrus,

Whose bright hand I ||have holden,

cTo subdue nations before him;

And dI will loose the loins of kings,

To open before him the two leaved gates;

And the gates shall not be shut;

I will go before thee,

And emake the crooked places straight:

fI will break in pieces the gates of brass,

fAnd cut in sunder the bars of iron:

And I will give thee gthe treasures of darkness,

And hhidden riches of secret places,

That thou mayest know that I, the Lord, iwhich call thee kby thy name, am lthe God of Israel.

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