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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Ezra, Book of
The book thus contains memorabilia connected with the Jews, from the decree of Cyrus (B.C. 536) to the reformation by Ezra (B.C. 456), extending over a period of about eighty years.
There is no quotation from this book in the New Testament, but there never has been any doubt about its being canonical. Ezra was probably the author of this book, at least of the greater part of it (comp 7:27,28; 8:1, etc.), as he was also of the Books of Chronicles, the close of which forms the opening passage of Ezra.
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Ezra, Book of'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/e/ezra-book-of.html. 1897.