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Few books oner such a variety of interest or embrace material of such deep significance as Ezra and Nehemiah do. The teaching of these books is of especial value in reference to the faithfulness of the divine promise, the discipline of disappointment, the hallowing of common life, and the preparation for the messianic age.

THE CAMBRIDGE BIBLE FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES General Editor For The Old Testament:— A. F. KIRKPATRICK, D. D. THE BOOKS OF EZRA AND NEHEMIAH Varda Books skokie, illinois, usa 5761 / 2001 For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PagePrefaceContentsI. INTRODUCTION§ 1. Ezra and Nehemiah: originally one work§ 2. Name§ 3. Contents§ 4. Structure§ 5. Date and Authorship: Relation to the Books of Chronicles§ 6. Outline of History§ 7. Antiquities§ 8. Aramaic Dialect and Hebrew Characters§ 9. Place in the Canon§ l0. Relation to other literature§ l l. Importance of Ezra and Nehemiah§ l2. BibliographyCHRONOLOGYI I. TE XT AND NOTESEZRAPART I. THE RETURN UNDER ZERUBBABELCh. I. The Decree of CyrusCh. II. The Register of the ReturnCh. III. The Dedication of the AltarCh. IV. The Rejection of the SamaritansCh. V. The Voice of the ProphetsCh. VI. The Reply of King DariusPART II. THE RETURN UNDER EZRACh. VII. A brief summary: Ezra's genealogyCh. VIII. The list of those that went up with Ezra to Jerusalem.Ch. IX. The people's sin.Ch. X. The acknowledgment of guilt and the people's covenant.THE BOOK OF NEHEMIAHPART I. NEHEMIAH'S FIRST VISIT TO JERUSALEM. THE REBUILDING OF THE WALLSCh. I. The Evil TidingsCh. II. The Royal Commission to NehemiahCh. III. The Distribution of the WorkCh. IV. The Opposition from withoutCh. V. The Difficulties in the CityCh. VI. The Final Intrigues; and Completion of the WallsCh. VII. The Protection of the CityPART II. RELIGIOUS REFORMCh. VIII. The Public Reading of the LawCh. IX. The National Confession, preliminary to the CovenantCh. X. The Sealing of the CovenantPART III. MISCELLANEOUSCh. XI. ListsCh. XII. Dedication of the City WallsCh. XIII. Relations with HeathenPART IV. NEHEMIAH'S SECOND VISITCh. XIII. His Vindication of the Sanctity of the TempleINDEXMAPSWestern AsiaJerusalemEnvirons of Jerusalem
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