|Overview - Nehemiah 2|
|1||Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness, sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem.|
|9||Nehemiah, to the grief of the enemies, comes to Jerusalem.|
|12||He views secretly the ruins of the walls.|
|17||He incites the Jews to build.|
Nehemiah 2:13 (King James Version)
And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the dragon well, and to the dung port, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and the gates thereof were consumed with fire.