Verse 24. "Surely, shall one say, In the Lord have I righteousness and strength "Saying, Only to JEHOVAH belongeth salvation and power"" - A MS. omits yl li, unto me; and instead of rma yl li amar, he said or shall say unto me, the Septuagint read, in the copy which they used, rmal lemor, saying. For aby yabo, HE shall come, in the singular, twelve MSS.
(three ancient) read waby yabeu, plural; and a letter is erased at the end of the word in two others: and so the Alexandrine copy of the Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate read it. For twqdx tsedakoth plural, two MSS. read tqdx tsidkath, singular; and so the Septuagint, Syriac, and Chaldee.
Probably these are the words of Cyrus, who acknowledged that all his success came from Jehovah. And this sentiment is in effect contained in his decree or proclamation, Ezra i. 2: "Thus saith Cyrus, king of Persia, The Lord God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth, "&c.