Mordecai: That night the king could not sleep. He ordered that someone should bring the book of the official records of his rule.

Chapter 6 v1 That night the king could not sleep. He ordered that someone should bring the book of the official records of his rule. He ordered that they should read it to him. v2 In the book, he discovered Read More …

Twelve years after the people rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem, Nehemiah returned to Persia

Chapter 13 Twelve years after the people rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem, Nehemiah returned to Persia. Some time later, he asked the king to allow him to return to *Judah (Nehemiah 13:6). There, Nehemiah discovered that the people were doing Read More …

Nehemiah still had not finished his work for God. He could have returned to Persia

Chapter 9 Nehemiah still had not finished his work for God. He could have returned to Persia. He had a successful career there. But he remained in *Judah for 12 years. He wanted to make the *Jews into a holy Read More …

Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab and the rest of our enemies heard that I had finished the wall

Chapter 6 v1 Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the *Arab and the rest of our enemies heard that I had finished the wall. There were no gaps in it, but I had not yet put the doors in the gates. v2 Sanballat Read More …

The Jews build Jerusalem’s city wall again

About the Book of Nehemiah Explanation The Jews build Jerusalem’s city wall again: There are many dates in this *introduction. These dates are the number of years before the time when Jesus Christ was born. Each date has the letters Read More …

Ezra came during the rule of Artaxerxes, the king of Persia

Chapter 7 In the first 6 chapters of the Book of Ezra, we read about the people who returned from *exile. We read how they built the *temple of God in Jerusalem again. The events in the rest of the Read More …