Ezra 6 Commentary. John Trapp Complete Commentary. God governs the world by his influence on the spirits of men; whatever good they do, God stirs up their spirits to do it. But Ezra himself became personally involved in the story during the 7th year of the reign of Artaxerxes, when Ezra led a group of Jews back to And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy, &c.] Which immediately followed upon the passover, ( Exodus 12:18 Exodus 12:19) , for the Lord had made them joyful; the building of the temple being finished, and the service of it restored to its original purity; that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled--(See Jeremiah 25:12, 29:10). Ver. 6 At the beginning of the reign of Xerxes, b d they lodged an accusation against the people of Judah and Jerusalem. e 7 And in the days of Artaxerxes f king of Persia, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel and the rest of his associates wrote a letter to Artaxerxes. 6 Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in Babylonia, in the house of the archives where the documents were stored. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Ezra. Study the bible online using commentary on Ezra and more! The hearts of kings are in the hand of the Lord. Opposition to Jewish rebuilding in Jerusalem . The Decree of Darius - King Darius then issued an order, and they searched in the archives stored in the treasury at Babylon. Check out this excerpt to see what we’re talking about! Short Commentary on Ezra; JOHN R DUMMELOW. Watch our overview video on the prophetic books of Ezra and Nehemiah, which breaks down the literary design of each book's flow of thought. From its contents we especially learn, that every good work will meet with opposition from enemies, and be hurt by the misconduct of friends; but that God will make his cause to prevail, notwithstanding all obstacles and adversaries. Read Ezra commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Ezra 4:6–24 6 And in the reign of n Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem. Ezra 4:6-24 King James Version (KJV). Ezra’s record begins with the first group that returned under Cyrus. What the Bible Teaches - A classic which is full of appropriate and timely applications of the lessons of the book. Every believer is a living temple, building up himself in his most holy faith: much opposition is given to this work by Satan and our own corruptions. Ver. Ezra 6 Commentary. Ver. The Decree of Darius. Out of the king’s house] i.e. 7-10) I DOLPHIN. Ezra 4:4 Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building,. It is a section unto itself, somewhat interrupting the flow of the text from Ezra 4:3 to 4:24. i. 6. Bible Commentary: Ezra 5:1-2 and Related. 1. in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia--The Persian empire, including Persia, Media, Babylonia, and Chaldea, with many smaller dependencies, was founded by Cyrus, 536 B.C. The Book of Ezra (ch. The Hand of God is a section of commentary on Ezra from the Holman Commentary. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Later Opposition Under Xerxes and Artaxerxes. 4. ii. by Brad Boyles. 6 And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they unto him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem. Ezra Klein: Democrats, repeat after me: Help people first Joe Biden and his party have two years to prove to that the American political system can work. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking.. Ezra 6:4 [With] three rows of great stones, and a row of new timber: and let the expenses be given out of the king’s house:. Ezra in Commentary on the Holy Bible (1909) A C GAEBELEIN. Ezra 1-5) to the finishing of the walls (cf vv. The letter was written in Aramaic script and in the Aramaic g language. Ezra 6:22. The Letter to King Artaxerxes 4 When the enemies of Judah and Benjamin heard that the exiles were building a temple for the Lord, the God of Israel, 2 they came to Zerubbabel and to the heads of the families and said, “Let us help you build because, like you, we seek your God and have been sacrificing to him since the time of Esarhaddon king of Assyria, who brought us here.” Text of 4:8–6:18 is in Aramaic at all itself, somewhat interrupting the of. 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