|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 7:28 (King James Version)
And hath extended mercy unto me before the king, and his counsellors, and before all the king's mighty princes. And I was strengthened as the hand of the LORD my God was upon me, and I gathered together out of Israel chief men to go up with me.