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Ezra 4:8: Artaxerxes - Study Note
... Smerdis, who succeeded Cambyses, or the emperor who granted Ezra the decree he requested to go to Jerusalem (Ezra 7:13), and later to Nehemiah as well (Nehemiah 2:1-8). He was, thus, possibly the stepson of Queen...
Ezra 7:1: Artaxerxes king of Persia - Study Note
... Artaxerxes king of Persia. This Artaxerxes commissioned Ezra to go to Jerusalem and then, about thirteen years later, also sent Nehemiah (Ezra 7:8; Nehemiah 2:1). Since “Artaxerxes,” as well as “Ahasuerus”—and even...
Ezra 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... to Ezra Ezra is identified as “a ready scribe in the law of Moses” (Ezra 7:6). He is also called “Ezra the priest” (Ezra 7:11), a descendant of “Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest” (Ezra...
Ezra 4:8
... the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king in this...
Ezra 4:7: Syrian tongue - Study Note
... a few portions are written in Aramaic. One such section is Ezra...
... In the third vision of the apocryphal book of 2 Esdras (= 4 Ezra), Ezra asks the Lord when the signs he has been showing him will take place. The Lord responds: Measure carefully in your mind, and when you see that some of the predicted signs...
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