the early Hebrew manuscripts, Ezra and Nehemiah were one book as are our
two books for Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles. Ezra and Nehemiah may well
have been written by both.
|1||Exiles return to Jerusalem|
|2||List of families who returned|
|3||Rebuilding the altar|
|4||Opposition to rebuilding|
|5||More opposition – letter to Darius|
|6||Decree of Darius; temple completed|
|7||Letter from Artaxerxes; Ezra comes|
|8||Families and settling|
|9||Prayer about intermarriage|
Gateway to All Lands
From History of the Persian Empire by A.T. Olmstead, 1948.