This is the page for all my resources and documents for the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The first section contains documents that survey the entire book. The second section contains links to a survey video for these books from the Old Testament Survey course. The next section is broken down by each passage in a general outline of the books. Click the label of any passage to expand for access to documents and information about each individual passage. Feel free to use and distribute any information you find helpful as long as you give credit where appropriate.
General Documents
Survey Video
Individual Passages
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Ezra 1:1-2:70 First Return
Ezra 3:1-6:22 Rebuild the Temple
  • 3:1-13 Beginning of the Temple Construction
  • 4:1-24 The Temple Construction Stops b/c Opposition
  • 5:1-6:12 The Temple Work is Renewed
  • 6:13-22 The Temple is Completed and Dedicated
Ezra 7:1-8:36 Second Return
Ezra 9:1-10:44 Rebuilding Separation
Nehemiah 1:1-2:10 Third Return
Nehemiah 2:11-7:73 Rebuilding the Walls
Nehemiah 8:1-13:31 Rebuilding Righteous Religion