Ezra 7

Ezra leads the second round of exiles to return to Jerusalem, with all expenses paid by the Persian government.

  • As you read verses 1–10, what was the real reason the exiles returned? What means were utilized? What application can you make from this?
  • With this understanding, note Ezra’s response in verses 27–28 and continue your application.
  • What can you learn about Ezra from verses 6, 10, 11, and 21?