The International Critical Commentary (ICC):...

A commentary on one of the most interesting for the modern reader books of the Bible.

CONTENTS. PAGEPREFACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii ABBREVIATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi INTRODUCTION § 1. THE ORIGINAL FORM OF THE BOOKS . . . . . . . . . 1 § 2. THE DATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 § 3. THE CONTENTS OF THE BOOKS . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 § 4. THE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 § 5. THE TWO EDITIONS OF EZRA– NEHEMIAH . . . . . . . . 6 § 6. 1 ESDRAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 § 7. THE SEMITIC TEXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 § 8. THE SOURCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 § 9. THE SAMARITAN OPPOSITION . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 § 10. THE DATE OF EZRA’S MISSION . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 § 11. THE HISTORY OF THE PERSIAN PERIOD . . . . . . . . 30 § 12. CHAPTER AND VERSE DIVISIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 § 13. LITERATURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 COMMENTARY ON EZRA 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 EZRA 21– 69 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 EZRA 270– 43 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 424b– 618 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 EZRA 619– 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 EZRA 44– 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 EZRA 47– 24a . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 NEHEMIAH 1, 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 NEHEMIAH 31– 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 NEHEMIAH 333– 417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224 NEHEMIAH 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 NEHEMIAH 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249 NEHEMIAH 71– 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262   NEHEMIAH 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266 ixEZRA   C h a p t e r   Home | T O C | I n d e x

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Ezra and Nehemiah


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Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PagePREFACE.CONTENTSABBREVIATIONSINTRODUCTION§ 1. THE ORIGINAL FORM OF THE BOOKS§ 2. THE DATE§ 3. THE CONTENTS OF THE BOOKS§ 4. THE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER§ 5. THE TWO EDITIONS OF EZRA–NEHEMIAH§ 6. 1 ESDRAS§ 7. THE SEMITIC TEXT§ 8. THE SOURCES§ 9. THE SAMARITAN OPPOSITION§ 10. THE DATE OF EZRA'S MISSION§ 11. THE HISTORY OF THE PERSIAN PERIOD§ 12. CHAPTER AND VERSE DIVISIONS§ 13. LITERATURECOMMENTARY ONEZRA 1 THE END OF THE BABYLONIAN EXILEEZRA 2 1–69 THE CENSUS OF RETURNED EXILESEZRA 2 70–4 3 THE HEBREW STORY OF THE REBUILDING OF THE TEMPLEEZRA 4 24b–6 18 THE ARAMAIC ACCOUNT OF THE REBUILDING OF THE TEMPLEEZRA 6 19–22 THE OBSERVANCE OF THE PASSOVEREZRA 4 4–6 THE COMPLAINT TO XERXESEZRA 4 7–24a THE ARTAXERXES LETTERS.NE. 1, 2 NEHEMIAH BECOMES GOVERNOR OF JUDAHNE. 3 1–32 THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE WORK ON THE WALLNE. 3 33–4 17 THE EFFORTS OF THE ENEMY TO STOP THE WORK ON THE WALLSNE. 5 THE ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES WHICH CONFRONTED NEHEMIAHNE. 6 FURTHER EFFORTS OF SANBALLAT AND THE OTHERS TO THWART NEHEMIAHNE. 7 1–5 THE DOORS ARE PUT IN PLACE... NEHEMIAH CALLS A GENERAL ASSEMBLYNE. 11 THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE POPULATION OF JUDAHNE. 12 1–26 A LIST OF PRIESTS AND LEVITESNE. 12 27–43 THE DEDICATION OF THE WALLSNE. 12 44–47 PROVISION TO SECURE THE COLLECTION OF THE PRIESTLY REVENUESNE. 13 NEHEMIAH'S SECOND ADMINISTRATIONEZRA 7–10 THE HISTORY OF EZRANE. 8–10 THE READING OF THE LAWINDEX
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