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

ABBREVIATIONS. I. TEXTS AND VERSIONS. ARV. = American Revised Ver-sion. AV. = Authorised Version. BD. = Baer and Delitzsch, He-brew text. Chr. = The Chronicler, author of Ch.– Ezr.– Ne. E. = Memoirs of Ezra. Esd. = The Greek text known as 1 Esdras. Esd. B, A or L = The Vatican, Alexan-drian, or Lucian text of the same. The let-ters standing alone re-fer to the same texts. 3 Esd. = The Latin text of 1 Es-dras. EVS. = English Versions. G = Greek Septuagint Ver-sion. In Ezr.– Ne. this always means 2 Esdras as distinguished from 1 Esdras. G A = The Alexandrine text. G B = Vatican text of Swete. G N = The Sinaitic text. xi GL = The Lucian text; ed. La-garde. H = Hebrew consonantal text. J = Latin Version of Jerome. J = Judaic sources of the Hexateuch. Kt. = Kethib, the Hebrew text as written. MT.= The Massoretic pointed text. N. = Memoirs of Nehemiah. NT. = The New Testament. OT. = The Old Testament. P = The priestly sources of the Hexateuch. Qr. = Qerê, the Hebrew text as read. R. = The Redactor, or editor. RV. = The Revised Version. RV. m = The margin of the Re-vised Version. V = The Vulgate Version. Vrss. = Versions, usually ancient.   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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