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Ezra  Nehemiah

Book 11 - of the 11 foundational books

This book records the return of Nehemiah with permission to rebuild the walls around Jerusalem, the opposition to the rebuilding of the walls, and a great revival under Ezra. Some main persons and events of Nehemiah.

Ch.1-13 Nehemiah, Ezra

Events The rebuilding of the walls, opposition, Revival under Ezra



                        Nehemiah 1-13


1. How does it affect Nehemiah when he learns that the wall around Jerusalem was
     broken down and the gates burned?_________________________________

2. What was the name of the king that gave Nehemiah permission to return to Jerusalem,
     with letters of safe passage? ___________________________________________

3. Nehemiah inspects the walls and gates under the cover of darkness. true - false

4. Sanballat was eager to help Nehemiah. true - false

5. Ch.3 concerns the cost of repairing the walls. true - false

6. Sanballat and Tobiah ridicule the work. true - false

7. At times the opposition to building the wall was so intense that half of the workers
     had to be armed, while the other half worked. true - false

8. Why was Nehemiah angry at some of the rich Jews?_________________________

9. Sanballat sent Nehemiah a letter, accusing Nehemiah and the Jews of rebuilding the
    wall, to rebel and make Nehemiah their a. high priest b. king c. god

10. How many days did it take to complete the work on the wall?__________________

* Ch.8-10 Revival under Ezra

11. Ezra was a__________as well as a scribe. a. priest b. prophet c. king

12. Ezra read to the people the law that God gave to Moses. true - false

13. What happened with all the people of Israel on the 24 day of the month?__________

*Ch.12 some events of-

Dedication of the wall, Temple procedures restored

*Ch.13 some events of-

Israel separates themselves from mixed multitude (foreigners), Sabbath rest restored, Law against intermarriage with other people enforced.