And that they be children of the most high and most mighty living God, who hath ordered the kingdom both unto us and to our progenitors in the most excellent manner.
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George Leo Haydock
God. Cyrus had styled him, "the God of heaven. "(Houbigant) (1 Esdras i.) (Haydock)
But Darius embraced the true religion, and adored God. (Tirinus)
Fathers. "Hystaspes was not a descendant of Cyrus, but he was of the same royal stock. "(Just. i.) (Herodotus iii. 85.)
And is. Greek, "by the best disposition. You will therefore do well not to make use of the letter, sent by Aman. "The edict could not be repealed; (Capellus; Houbigant) though this seems doubtful, when it was manifestly subreptitious, (Menochius) unjust, and not sealed by the nobles. (Calmet)