• Eric Trout

Series overview


· Ezra

· Nehemiah




The remnant of God’s people, specifically the southern kingdom of Judah, had been captured and taken to Babylon for 70 years (2 Kings 24-25; Jeremiah 29). The books of Ezra & Nehemiah document their return from exile and the rebuilding of the temple & city walls in Jerusalem.


Old Testament




These books give a historical account of the people of God returning from exile in Babylon.

Key Words/People

· Persian Kings

Cyrus (539 – 530 B.C.)

Darius I (521 – 486 B.C.)

Ahaseuras/Xerxes I(486 – 465 B.C.)

Artaxerxes I (464 – 424 B.C.)

· Ezra

· Nehemiah

· Zerubbabel

Theological Emphases

· One legitimate community of God

· Grace & mercy of God

· Sovereignty of God in history


· Ezra & Nehemiah: An Introduction & Commentary

· The Expositor’s Bible Commentary: 1 Chronicles -Job

· 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

· ESV Expository Commentary: Ezra-Job

· The New American Commentary: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

· Exalting Jesus in Ezra & Nehemiah

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