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Ezra-Nehemiah : a commentary

Author: Joseph Blenkinsopp
Publisher: Philadelphia : Westminster Press, ©1988.
Series: Old Testament library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume, a part of the Old Testament Library series, explores the books of Ezra and Nehemiah The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blenkinsopp, Joseph, 1927-
Ezra-Nehemiah.
Philadelphia : Westminster Press, ©1988
(DLC) 88014877
(OCoLC)17916388
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Blenkinsopp
ISBN: 9781611645040 1611645042
OCLC Number: 579516996
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (366 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Pt. 1: Ezra 1-6 --
The rescript of Cyrus (Ezra 1:1-4) --
Response of the diaspora to the rescript (Ezra 1:5-11) --
A census of the temple community (Ezra 2:1-67) --
Final stages of the return and resumption of worship (Ezra 2: 68 --
3:6) --
Laying the foundations and dedication (Ezra 3:7-13) --
Additional note on the laying of the foundations of the second temple --
Opposition during the reign of Cyrus (Ezra 4:1-5) --
Opposition during the reigns of Xerxes and Artaxerxes (Ezra 4:6-24) --
Resumption of work during the reign of Darius (Ezra 5:1-2) --
Intervention of Tattenai and his letter to Darius (Ezra 5:3-17) --
The Cyrus rescript rediscovered (Ezra 6:1-5) --
Darius replies (Ezra 6:6-12) --
The temple finished and dedicated (Ezra 6:13-18) --
The great passover (Ezra 6: 19-22) --
Pt. 2: Ezra 7-10 --
Ezra's mission to Jerusalem (Ezra 7:1-10) --
Additional note on the chronology of Ezra and Nehemiah --
The rescript of Artaxerxes (Ezra 7:11-26) --
Additional note on Ezra's law --
Response to the rescript (Ezra 7:27-8:14) --
Recruiting for the mission (Ezra 8:15-20) --
Preparations for departure (Ezra 8:15-20) --
The journey successfully completed (Ezra 8:31-36) --
The foreign marriage crisis (Ezra 9:1-5) --
A public confession of sin (Ezra 9: 6-15) --
The decision to take action (Ezra 10:1-8) --
The assembly is convened (Ezra 10:9-17) --
The list of offenders (Ezra 10:18-44) --
Pt 3: Nehemiah 1:1-7:5a --
Hanani brings bad news (Neh. 1:1-4) --
Nehemiah's prayer (Neh. 1:5-11a) --
Nehemiah is granted a leave of absence (Neh. 1:11b-2:10) --
Nehemiah's night ride (Neh. 2:11-20) --
Work on the wall (Neh. 3:1-32) --
Additional note on Nehemiah's Jerusalem --
Renewed opposition (Neh. 3:33-38 [4:1-6]) --
The opposition intensifies (Neh. 4:1-8 [7-14]) --
Nehemiah holds firm (Neh. 4:9-17 [15-23]) --
Social and economic problems (Neh. 5:1-13) --
Nehemiah's record (Neh. 5:14-19) --
A campaign of intimidation (Neh. 6:1-14) --
The wall completed in spite of opposition (Neh. 6:15-19) --
Jerusalem secured (Neh. 7:1-5a) --
Pt. 4: Nehemiah 7:5b-10:40 [39] --
A census of the temple community (Neh. 7:5b-72a [73a]) --
Liturgical reading and explanation of the law (Neh. 7:72b[73b]-8:12 --
Celebration of the feast of booth (Neh. 8:13-18) --
A penitential service (Neh. 9:1-5) --
A confessional prayer (Neh. 9:6-37) --
The sworn covenant (Neh. 10:1-40 [9:38-10:39]) --
Pt. 5: Nehemiah 11-13 --
The repopulation of Jerusalem (Neh. 11:1-24) --
A catalog of settlements (Neh. 11:25-36) --
List of temple personnel (Neh. 12:1-26) --
The dedication of the wall (Neh. 12:27-43) --
Various dispositions (Neh. 12:44-13:3) --
Abuses remedied (Neh. 13:4-14) --
Sabbath observance (Neh. 13:15-22) --
Nehemiah's anti-assimilationist policy (Neh. 13:23-31).
Series Title: Old Testament library.
Responsibility: Joseph Blenkinsopp.

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