I was recently reading the Book of Ezra chapter 6, specifically verse 14:
And the elders of the Jews built and prospered, through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. They finished their building by command of the God of Israel and by decree of Cyrus and Darius and Artaxerxes king of Persia.
The Jerusalem Bible where I read it has "with the order of the God of Israel and the order of Cyrus and of Darius" which tends to suggest that the Kings are almost on an equal level with God (I am not sure why Artaxerxes is left out in the JB). I was reminded of the letter from the Council of Jerusalem to the Christians at Antioch, Acts 15:25: "For it has seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us…"