Ezra 8:31-36 NLT

31 We broke camp at the Ahava Canal on April 19a and started off to Jerusalem. And the gracious hand of our God protected us and saved us from enemies and bandits along the way.

References for Ezra 8:31

    • ݅ 8:31 - Hebrew on the twelfth day of the first month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was April 19, 458; also see note on 6:15 .
      32 So we arrived safely in Jerusalem, where we rested for three days.
      33 On the fourth day after our arrival, the silver, gold, and other valuables were weighed at the Temple of our God and entrusted to Meremoth son of Uriah the priest and to Eleazar son of Phinehas, along with Jozabad son of Jeshua and Noadiah son of Binnui—both of whom were Levites.
      34 Everything was accounted for by number and weight, and the total weight was officially recorded.
      35 Then the exiles who had come out of captivity sacrificed burnt offerings to the God of Israel. They presented twelve bulls for all the people of Israel, as well as ninety-six rams and seventy-seven male lambs. They also offered twelve male goats as a sin offering. All this was given as a burnt offering to the .
      36 The king’s decrees were delivered to his highest officers and the governors of the province west of the Euphrates River,b who then cooperated by supporting the people and the Temple of God.

      References for Ezra 8:36

        • ݆ 8:36 - Hebrew the province beyond the river.