Ezra 7:28

Overview - Ezra 7
Ezra goes up to Jerusalem.
11 The gracious commission of Artaxerxes to Ezra.
27 Ezra blesses God for this favour.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

9:9 Genesis 32:28 ; 43:14 Nehemiah 1:11

his counsellors
14 ; Jonah 3:7

And I was strengthened
In what the king decreed he saw the hand of God: he therefore gave Him the praise, and took courage.

as the hand
Ezra 7:6 Ezra 7:9 ; 5:5 8:18 Nehemiah 2:8 ; 2 Timothy 4:17 2 Timothy 4:18