The Book of Nehemiah Main Events

The main events covered in the Book of Nehemiah are: 1 ) Nehemiah's journey to Jerusalem, made possible by Artaxerxes, for the purpose of re-building the wall (Nehemiah 1-2). 2 ) A list of the builders and the repairing of the gate (Nehemiah 3). 3 ) The rebuilding of the wall in spite of op-position led by Sanballat, Tobiah and Geshem (Nehemiah 4:1-7:4). 4 ) The register of those who returned with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 7). 5 ) The public reading and exposition of the book of the Law (Nehemiah 8). 6 ) The national repentance and the covenant of obedience (Nehemiah 9:1-10 :39). 7 ) Lists of inhabitants (Nehemiah 11:1-12:26). 8 ) Dedication of the wall and organization of the temple services (Nehemiah 12:27-47). 9 ) Nehemiah's reforms of abuses connected with tithes, the sabbath and mixed marriages (Nehemiah 13).