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The Book of Ezra is a book of the Bible in the Old Testament written by Ezra that covers post-babylonian Israelite captivity, the fulfillment of the Book of Jeremiah,[1] building of the Second Temple, and the ministry of Ezra.


Historical Account[]

Ezra mainly boasts the characteristics of a historical account, in which it documents many historical happenings in detail


The Book of Ezra contains a great deal of records concerning the Second Temple's inventory, lists freed slaves and exiles, and proclamations and letters from the kings.


  1. Ezra 1:1 (Link)