|Overview - Ezra 3|
|1||The altar is set up.|
|7||Workmen employed in preparing materials.|
|8||The foundations of the temple are laid in great joy and mourning.|
Ezra 3:11 (King James Version)
And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.