E Z R A
This chapter gives us a more particular narrative
of Ezra's journey to Jerusalem, of which we had a general account
in the foregoing chapter I. The company that went up with him,
ver. 1-20. II. The solemn
fast which he kept with his company, to implore God's presence with
them in this journey, ver.
21-23. III. The care he took of the treasure he had with
him, and the charge he gave concerning it to the priests, to whose
custody he committed it, ver.
24-30. IV. The care God took of him and his company in
the way, ver. 31. V. Their
safe arrival at Jerusalem, where they delivered their treasure to
the priests (ver.
32-34), their commissions to the kings lieutenants
(ver. 36), offered
sacrifices to God (ver.
35), and then applied to their business.