|Overview - Ezra 7|
|1||Ezra goes up to Jerusalem.|
|11||The gracious commission of Artaxerxes to Ezra.|
|27||Ezra blesses God for this favour.|
Ezra 7:23 (King James Version)
Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?
- Whatsoever is commanded
- Chal. Whatsoever is of the decree.
- Ezra 7:13 Ezra 7:18
- let it be
- Psalms 119:4
- why should there be wrath
- As Artaxerxes believed he was appointed by the Almighty to do this work, he therefore wished to do it heartily; knowing that if he did not, God would be displeased, and that the kingdom would be cut off from him or his posterity.
- 6:10-12 Zechariah 12:3