|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 2:9 (King James Version)
Then I came to the governors beyond the river, and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent captains of the army and horsemen with me.