Ezra Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on the Book of Ezra There are ten chapters in the book of Ezra. Ezra was a scribe who helped the project of rebuilding the Temple of God at Jerusalem after the Jews returned to their homeland following their captivity on 70 years in Babylon. Was Cyrus a good king? He was a heathen king whom God used to help the Jews. God in Isaiah 44:28 calls Cyrus, “my shepherd” and said that he would rebuild the temple in Jerusalem. Who is Nebuchadnezzar? He was the king of Babylon. Does threescore mean 60? Yes, a “score” is...