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September 24   - Day 267
* Scriptures below
* Introduction to the book of Nehemiah
* BOOKS on Nehemiah, Amazon.com
* Study Index: Nehemiah
* BIBLE DICTIONARY - as 2nd Temple
* MAPS * OUTLINE BIBLE * TIMELINES
* Chart: Kings of Judah and Israel
* Charts: Middle East history
* Timeline: Some prophets of Judah and Israel


Commentary:
Nehemiah, Cupbearer to the King
1-3

Scripture: (90vs)

DATE: ca 457 BC - in the 8th year of Artaxerxes I Longimanus's reign over the Persian Empire.

  * Ezra 10:18-44 (27vs)   - List of those involved in inter-marriages from Ezra's group, in the 8th year of Artaxerxes I Longimanus

DATE: ca 445 BC - in the 20th year of Artaxerxes I Longimanus's reign over the Persian Empire.

  * Nehemiah 1 (11vs)   - Nehemiah, cupbearer to King Artaxerxes I Longimanus, prayed at the news of the affliction of the people in Jerusalem.

  * Nehemiah 2 (20vs)   - The king allowed Nehemiah to go to Jerusalem with men and supplies for a certain length of time to stand against the opposition and to organize the work of rebuilding the wall

  * Nehemiah 3 (32vs)   - Nehemiah records the gates of the wall of Jerusalem, and those men who worked on repairing them


Local HISTORY charts:
Persia and Judah - Persia (Persian Empire) aka Achaemenid Empire c 550-330 BC; with maps; included what had been Babylon, 539 BC
before and after:
DATE: ca 445 BC - in the 20th year of Artaxerxes I Longimanus's reign over the Persian Empire.

Persian Empire kings - links to Wikipedia for information on kings of the Persian Empire from 559-330 BC

Empires governing the Israel in the Middle East - from 746 BC to current; lists of empires

Assyria - Second Empire of ASSYRIA with maps; 746-609 BC

Babylonia - NEO BABYLONIAN Empire with maps; ca. 627-539 BC

Egypt & Judah - Egypt neighbored Israel to the southwest

Final prophets and kings of Judah

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