Cyrus

כורש

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Cyrus is a Hebrew name that means “sun”. In the Torah, Cyrus is a Persian king who is praised for his role in allowing the Jews to return to their homeland and rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem. Cyrus is a symbol of hope and redemption in Jewish culture, and his name has been used as a reminder of God’s sovereignty and providence in the midst of difficult circumstances. The name Cyrus has also been popularized in Western culture, with notable figures including the founder of the Persian Empire and several American presidents.

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