1-1: Zechariah. Zechariah and Haggai were contemporary Prophets. When king Darius came to the throne of the Persian kingdom in 521 B.C. he confirmed the decree of Cyrus that the temple in Jerusalem of Judah would be rebuilt. Both Zechariah and Haggai encouraged the people to rebuild the temple which they did in 516 B.C. … Continue reading Some Notes on Israel and the Prophet Zechariah series #1.