Overview of the 3 Books Ezra 1-6 Esther Ezra 7-10 13 year gap Nehemiah Restoration under Zerubbabel 58 year gap Reformation under Ezra Reconstruction under Nehemiah 538-515 B.C. 457 B.C. 444-425 B.C Temple People Walls Prophets: Haggai & Zechariah – Prophet: Malachi 1 st return (about 50,000 or 2%) 2 nd return (about 2,000) 3 rd return
About the third and last return of Jews to Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile.
So the wall was finished … in fifty-two days. And it happened, when all our enemies heard of it, and all the nations around us saw these things, that they were very disheartened in their own eyes; for they perceived that this work was done by our God. (Neh. 6:15,16 NKJV)