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The Arrival of Ezra
The Letter of Artaxerxes to Ezra
11 This is a copy of the letter that King Artaxerxes gave Ezra the priest, the scribe, expert in the words of the commandments of the Lord, and of His statutes to Israel:
So I was encouraged, as the hand of the Lord my God wasupon me; and I gathered leading men of Israel to go up with me.