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Birds Eye ViewBible Brief: Ezra


Message of Ezra

Babylonian exiles return and rebuild the temple



Date Written c. 450 - 444 BC
Key Verse(s) Ezra 3:11, 7:6
Audience Judah
Theme(s) God's promise to return His people to the Promised Land




"They sang, praising and giving thanks to the Lord, saying,

'For He is good, for His lovingkindness is upon Israel forever.'

And all the people shouted with a great shout

when they praised the Lord because the foundation

of the house of the Lord was laid."

- Ezra 3:11




Ezra Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Connections, Practical Application


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"This Ezra went up from Babylon, and he was a scribe

skilled in the law of Moses, which the Lord God of Israel had given;

and the king granted him all he requested

because the hand of the Lord his God was upon him."

- Ezra 7:6




Ezra Overview Video

Ezra 1- 10


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Ezra Overview Poster from The Bible Project

Poster Ezra Nehemiah 


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Children's material: Ezra


Ezra 1:1 - 11 - Cyrus Helps the Exiles to Return  +   (Teacher's Guide)

Ezra 3:1 - 13 - Rebuilding the Altar and the Temple  + (Teacher's Guide)

Ezra 4:1 - 24 - The Opposition of Rebuilding  +  (Teacher's Guide)

Ezra 6:13 - 22 - Completion, Dedication of the Temple  + (Teacher's Guide)

Ezra 10:1 - 17 - The People Confess Their Sin  +  (Teacher's Guide)



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