Adeney, W.F. – Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther

EZRA, NEHEMIAH, AND ESTHER
BY WALTER F. ADENEY, M.A.
PROFESSOR OF NEW TESTAMENT EXEGESIS AND CHURCH HISTORY, NEW COLLEGE, LONDON
NEW YORK: FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
LAFAYETTE PLACE
1900

In this 35 chapter commentary Adeney explains the books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther.

CONTENTS.

Chapter 1. Introductory: Ezra and Nehemiah 1
Chapter 2. Cyrus 12
Chapter 3. The Royal Edict 24
Chapter 4. The Second Exodus 36
Chapter 5. The New Temple 48
Chapter 6. The Limits of Comprehension 60
Chapter 7. The Mission of Prophecy 72
Chapter 8. New Difficulties Met in a New Spirit 83
Chapter 9. The Dedication of the Temple 95
Chapter 10. Ezra the Scribe 107
Chapter 11. Ezra’s Expedition 119
Chapter 12. Foreign Marriages 131
Chapter 13. The Home Sacrificed to the Church 142
Chapter 14. The Cost of an Idealist’s Success 153
Chapter 15. Nehemiah the Patriot 163
Chapter 16. Nehemiah’s Prayer 174
Chapter 17. The Prayer Answered 186
Chapter 18. The Midnight Ride 198
Chapter 19. Building the Walls 210
Chapter 20. “Mark Ye Well Her Bulwarks” 223
Chapter 21. On Guard 235
Chapter 22. Usury 247
Chapter 23. Wise as Serpents 259
Chapter 24. The Law 271
Chapter 25. The Joy of the Lord 284
Chapter 26. The Religion of History 295
Chapter 27. The Covenant 307
Chapter 28. The Holy City 317
Chapter 29. Beginnings 328
Chapter 30. The Rigour of the Reformer 339
Chapter 31. The Book of Esther: Introductory 351
Chapter 32. Ahasuerus and Vashti 361
Chapter 33. Haman 371
Chapter 34. Queen Esther 382
Chapter 35. Mordecai 392

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W. ROBERTSON NICOLL, M.A, LL.D.
Editor of “The Expositor”