|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 2:6 (King James Version)
And the king said unto me, (the queen also sitting by him,) For how long shall thy journey be? and when wilt thou return? So it pleased the king to send me; and I set him a time.