The Book of Ezra Chapter7, Artaxerxes Commission to Ezra, and his Return to Jerusalem

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In this next Chapter of Ezra we will find Ezra being sent back to Jerusalem by The Persian King Artaxerxes. In the opening verses Ezra's credentials as Priest are posted and are compared to Aaron's credentials as priest. Ezra is a scribe and well trained in the teachings of Moses.
Ezra's job will be to instruct the returnees in Torah. Verses, 1-10
Ezra's Letter of Commission by Artaxerxes is posted. Verses 11-26
Ezra's Prayer for more of Israel's Leadership to return. Verses 27-28

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