The Book of Ezra



"Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered themselves together unto Jerusalem within three days. It was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month; and all the people sat in the street of the house of God, trembling because of this matter, and for the great rain.  And Ezra the priest stood up, and said unto them,
Ye have transgressed, and have taken strange wives, to increase the trespass of Israel.  Now therefore make confession unto the LORD God of your fathers, and do his pleasure: and separate yourselves from the people of the land, and from the strange wives."

Ezra 10:9-11
The books of reference used for this study of the book of Ezra were the Bible, King James Version, called "The Companion Bible", Publisher Kregel; Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, numbered to the Hebrew, Chaldee, and Greek, and English, coded to the Strong's Concordance numbers.

Other sources were also used besides these references, but they were the major source of the study. Of course without the leading by the Holy Spirit, there would be no understanding of the truths, for all the truth of the Scriptures are revealed to us by God's Spirit.

John 15:26
But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:

John 16:13-14
Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

Study written by Roger Christopherson, and offered here by theseason.org with written permission.
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The Book of Ezra
The Book of Ezra Table of Contents Page

Chapter 1


"The Return under Zerubbabel."


1
Chapter 2

"The Sons of the Province."

2
Chapter 3

"The Temple, Foundation and Feast."

3
Chapter 4

"The Building, and the Opposition to it."

4
Chapter 5

"Opposition. Letter to Darius: Cessation Reason."

5
Chapter 6

"The king's answer: Defeat of Plot."

6
Chapter 7

"The Return Under Ezra, Artaxerxes; Decree."

7
Chapter 8

"Ezra's Journey."

8
Chapter 9

"The People, Dedication, and Reformation."

9
Chapter 10

"Ezra's Prayer"


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