The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
Judea, to the house of the great God, which is builded with great
stones, and timber is laid in the walls, and this work goeth fast on,
and prospereth in their hands.
EZR 5:9 Then asked we those elders, and said unto them thus, Who
commanded you to build this house, and to make up these walls?
EZR 5:10 We asked their names also, to certify thee, that we might
write the names of the men that were the chief of them.
EZR 5:11 And thus they returned us answer, saying, We are the servants
of the God of heaven and earth, and build the house that was builded
these many years ago, which a great king of Israel builded and set up.
EZR 5:12 But after that our fathers had provoked the God of heaven unto
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