Nehemiah, Book of
Nehemiah, Book of
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  • Nehemiah, Book of —    The author of this book was no doubt Nehemiah himself. There are portions of the book written in the first person (ch. 1 7; 12:27 47, and 13). But there are also portions of it in which Nehemiah is spoken of in the third person (ch. 8; 9; 10) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Nehemiah, book of — The last of the historical books of the OT and probably a continuation of the work of the Chronicler. There are several sections: chs. 1–7 (narrated in the first person cf. the ‘we sections’ of Acts) describe Nehemiah s return to Jerusalem and… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Book of Nehemiah —     Book of Nehemiah     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Book of Nehemiah     Also called the second Book of Esdras (Ezra), is reckoned both in the Talmud and in the early Christian Church, at least until the time of Origen, as forming one single book… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • BOOK OF THE COVENANT — (Heb. Sefer ha Berit), name derived from Exodus 24:7 ( And he took the book of the covenant, and read it aloud to the people.… ), and usually taken to refer to the legal, moral, and cultic corpus of literature found in Exodus 20:22–23:33. This… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Book of Ezra — The Book of Ezra is a book of the Bible in the Old Testament and Hebrew Tanakh. It is the record of events occurring at the close of the Babylonian captivity. At one time, it included the Book of Nehemiah, and the Jews regarded them as one volume …   Wikipedia

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