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Zerubbabel was the grandson of Jehoiachin, the second to last King of Judah. Zerubbabel led the first band of Jews, numbering 42,360, who returned from the Babylonian Captivity in the first year of Cyrus, King of Persia. Zerubbabel is also noted for laying the foundation of the Second Temple in Jerusalem the next year.
Outside these important facts gleaned from the Bible, little else is known about him.
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