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Tuesday, May 21st, 2024
the Week of Proper 2 / Ordinary 7
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Bible Commentaries
Ezra 6

Scofield's Reference NotesScofield's Notes

Verse 6

your companions

Chald. "their societies."

Verse 14

finished it

The worship of Jehovah was thus re-established in Jerusalem, but the theocracy was not restored. The remnant which returned from the Babylonian captivity lived in the land by Gentile sufferance, though doubtless by the providential care of Jehovah, till Messiah came, and was crucified by soldiers of the fourth Gentile world-empire Rome, Daniel 2:40; Daniel 7:7. Soon after (A.D. 70) Rome destroyed the city and temple. See "Times of the Gentiles" ; Luke 21:24; Revelation 16:19.

Verse 15

Adar

twelfth month i.e. March.

Verse 19

first month

i.e. April.

Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Ezra 6". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/ezra-6.html. 1917.
 
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