Bible Overview: Ezra & Nehemiah

Ezra–Nehemiah (Hebrew: עזרא נחמיה ‘Ezrā-Nəḥemyāh) is a book in the Hebrew Bible found in the Ketuvim section, originally with the Hebrew title of Ezra (Hebrew: עזרא‘Ezrā). The book covers the period from the fall of Babylon in 539 BC to the second half of the 5th century BC, and tells of the successive missions to Jerusalem of Zerubbabel, Ezra, and Nehemiah, and their efforts to restore the worship of the God of Israel and to create a purified Jewish community.

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