And the people shall take them, and bring them to their place: and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of the LORD for servants and handmaids: and they shall take them captive, whose captives they were; and they shall rule over their oppressors.
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George Leo Haydock
Place. Cyrus probably granted an escort, as Artaxerxes did, 2 Esdras ii. 7.
Servants. They had purchased many slaves, (1 Esdras ii. 65.) as some were very rich in captivity, and were treated like other subjects.
Oppressors. Stragglers of the army of Cambyses, though this was chiefly verified under the Machabees, Jeremias xxv. 14., and xxx. 16. (Calmet)