Ezra 3

The altar is set up, the Feast of Booths observed, and rebuilding of the Temple begins.

  • From verses 1–7 what characterized their worship?
  • Note the praise in verse 11—why is their praise of God’s goodness and loving-kindness upon Israel specified? How could they say this?
  • Why were there differences of reaction at the laying of the foundation (v. 12)?