Spiritual Man’s Prophecy Coming To Pass

We already mentioned the mythical story of Croesus, who was defeated by the king of Persia after being deceived by the Delphic oracle. Contrarily, a stunning prophecy about the king of Persia that was meticulously fulfilled is found in the Bible. Long before the king was born, around 200 years in the future, the Hebrew prophet Isaiah specifically named Cyrus and foretold his conquest of the powerful city of Babylon.

“This is what Jehovah says: “Be evaporated, and I will dry up all your rivers,” the One saying of Cyrus, “He is my shepherd, and he will fully carry out all my will,” the One saying of Jerusalem, “She will be rebuilt,” and of the Deep Waters, “Be evaporated, and I will dry up all your rivers.”

The Euphrates River, which ran past the city of Babylon, was diverted by the army of Cyrus, according to the Greek historian Herodotus. Cyrus’ plan allowed his soldiers to march into the city from the riverside. The Jews who had been held as slaves in Babylon were set free by Cyrus after he had conquered the city, allowing them to return and rebuild Jerusalem, which had been devastated 70 years before.

“This is what Jehovah says to his anointed one, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have taken hold of to reduce countries before him, to disarm kings, and to open before him the double doors, so that the gates will not be shut,” declares Isaiah 45:1. All of the inhabited globe will hear this joyful news of the Kingdom for a

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