Nehemiah 1:1

Overview - Nehemiah 1
Nehemiah, understanding by Hanani the misery of Jerusalem, mourns, fasts, and prays.
His prayer.
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Nehemiah 1:1  (King James Version)
The words of Nehemiah the son of Hachaliah. And it came to pass in the month Chisleu, in the twentieth year, as I was in Shushan the palace,


in the month
Ezra 10:9 ; Zechariah 7:1

in the twentieth
Ezra 7:7

Shushan, or Susa, was the capital of Susiana, a province of Persia, and the winter residence of the Persian monarchs; situated about 252 miles east of Babylon, and the same distance south-south-east of Ecbatana, in lat. 32 degrees, long
49 degrees. The circumference of its walls was about 120 stadia
Shouster is supposed to occupy its site.
Esther 1:2 ; 3:15 Daniel 8:2