The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
EZR 5:15 And said unto him, Take these vessels, go, carry them into the
temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be builded in his
EZR 5:16 Then came the same Sheshbazzar, and laid the foundation of the
house of God which is in Jerusalem: and since that time even until now
hath it been in building, and yet it is not finished.
EZR 5:17 Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be
search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon,
whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this
house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us
concerning this matter.
King James Bible