Ezra

Summary of The Book of Ezra

The Book of Ezra covers events in later Jewish Biblical history, for example the return of the Jews from exile under Zerubbabel, and the rebuilding of Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem. It also covers the arrival of Ezra in Jerusalem, Ezra reforms religion and government, (note the prophecies of Haggai and Zechariah correspond with this time perio...

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Hebrew Name of The Book of Ezra

Hebrew Name - Etzra "Ezra"....

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Greek Name of The Book of Ezra

Greek Name - Esdras (Greek form of the Hebrew)...

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Author of The Book of Ezra

Author - Ezra (According to Tradition)....

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History of The Book of Ezra

The Hebrew traditions treated the books of Ezra and Nehemiah is one book, although they were probably separated in the Bible. The book of Ezra bears the name of an individual who was a descendent of the priest Hilkiah who had helped initiate reforms in the time of Josiah (2 Kings 22:8). Ezra returned from the Babylonian captivity in 457 BC whi...

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Date of The Book of Ezra

Date - From 536-456 BC Approximately...

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The Book of Ezra in the Picture Study Bible

Study Bible with information, images, and notes on many important subjects from the ancient world. Archaeological notes, geographical notes, ancient documents and manuscripts, cultural notes, theological notes, articles from scholars, information about ancient history, ancient customs, ancient temples, ancient monuments, and a close look at pe...

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Theme of The Book of Ezra

Main Theme of Ezra - The return from the captivity...

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Outline of The Book of Ezra

Quick Overview of Ezra. – –1-6 – –The return of the Jews to the land of Israel under the leadership of Zerubbabel, to the rebuilding of the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem. – –7-10 – – The arrival of Ezra in Jerusalem, Ezra reforms religion and government, (note the prophecies of Haggai and Zechariah correspond with this time period)....

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Type of Jesus in The Book of Ezra

Types and Shadows - In Ezra Jesus is the one who led the captives out...

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