Introduction to Nehemiah

17 Mar 2020 Book of Nehemiah

Name: Nehemiah

Division: Old Testament

Category: History

Purpose: Nehemiah is the last of the Old Testament historical books. It records the history of the third return to Jerusalem after captivity, telling how the walls were rebuilt and the people were renewed in their faith.

Book No in BIBLE: 16

In Old Testament: 16

In History: 11

No. of Chapters: 13

No. of Verses: 406

Author: Nehemiah

Date Written: Approx. 445 – 432 BC

Place of Writing: Jerusalem

History Covered:486 – 432 BC

Audience: People of Israel

Nehemiah Statistics

Based on its weight of 13 Chapters its share among the chapters of the BIBLE, Old Testament and History. Move your mouse pointer over the bar on the right hand side to get the values.

Total chapters in BIBLE:1189

Total chapters in OT: 929

Total chapters in History: 249

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Key Verse

So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty and two days.
And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard thereof, and all the heathen that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was wrought of our God. (6:15, 16)

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