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Book Description

Deuteronomy and Joshua. The Century Bible
Publication Year:
T.C. & E.C. Jack
Deuteronomy, Joshua, Commentary, Old Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Thomas Witton Davies [1851-1923], Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther. The Century Bible

Table of Contents

Ezra and Nehemiah

  1. Introduction to Ezra and Nehemiah
    1. Name, Place in the Canon
    2. Contents
    3. The Book of the Torah read by Ezra
    4. Principal Sources
    5. Date
    6. Recent Discussions
    7. Contemporary Literature
    8. Comparative Dates, Jewish, &c.
  2. Ezra, Text of the Revised Version with Annotations
  3. Nehemiah, Text of the Revised Version with Annotations


  • Introduction:
    1. Name of Book
    2. Place in the Canon; Apocrypha Additions
    3. Abstract of Contents
    4. Aim and Character of the Book
    5. Unity and Integrity
    6. Date and Authorship
    7. The First Purim and the Word 'Pur'; Literature
  • Text of the Revised Version with Annotations
  • Additional Notes
    1. Was Cyrus a Zoroastrian?
    2. Were the Early Persian Kings Tolerant?
    3. Note to Ezra VIII. 21
    4. Note to Esther II. 12-15
  • Index