|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 3:6 (King James Version)
From the first day of the seventh month began they to offer burnt offerings unto the LORD. But the foundation of the temple of the LORD was not yet laid.
- the foundation of the temple of the Lord was not yet laid
- the temple of the Lord was not yet founded.