King James Bible
with Catholic Commentary by George Leo Haydock

Ezra 1

The proclamation of Cyrus for the rebuilding of the temple. (1-4) The people provide for their return. (5-11)

Ezra 2

The numbers that returned. (1-35) The numbers of the priests and Levites. (36-63) The offerings for the temple. (64-70)

Ezra 3

The altar and festivals. (1-7) The foundations of the temple laid. (8-13)

Ezra 4

The adversaries of the temple. (1-5) The building of the temple is hindered. (6-24)

Ezra 5

The leaders forward the building of the temple. (1,2) Letter against the Jews. (3-17)

Ezra 6

The decree for completing the temple. (1-12) The temple is finished. (13-22)

Ezra 7

Ezra goes up to Jerusalem. (1-10) The commission to Ezra. (11-26) Ezra blesses God for his favour. (27,28)

Ezra 8

The companions of Ezra. (1-20) Ezra implores God’s blessing. (21-23) Treasures committed to the priests. (24-30) Ezra arrives at Jerusalem. (31-36)

Ezra 9

Ezra mourns for the Jews’ conduct. (1-4) Ezra’s confession of sins. (5-15)

Ezra 10

Ezra encourages to reformation. (1-5) He assembles the people. (6-14) Reformation effected. (15-44)