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Y. II ; vi. 10.

336-331). the last king of Persia. He is called • D arius the Persian,' as if the Persian Empire had ceased to exist when the passage was written. It is therefore evident that the book in its present form does not come entirely from the hand of Nehemiah. ~~ fiI:it seven cbapters contain a continuous narrative, written, as is allowed by all critics, by Nehemiah himself. ), the style and language of. l t~at of the ~tlie book. Those who wish to see the evidence for this may refer to the Speak,rs co",~ f'YtLnta,J', where the principal points of difference are given in detail.

520), of month, Elul, the twenty-fourth or August, up the spirit of Zerubbabel the governor of Judah, and the spirit J osedech, the high-priest, and remnant of the the restoration people,' so that of the temple, permitted to go on with the work undisturbed we do not know. 1t u 1 Ezra iv. 24 i Haggai i. I ~. DATE OF COMPLETION OF THE TEMPLE. C. C. 518. c. 514). C. C. 515-14 that Darius could have ordered the search. C. S 17, when the authority of Darius was in great measure re-established throughout his empire.

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