Series EZRA AND NEHEMIAH with Pastor Kurt Piesslinger, M.A. |
1.MAKING SENSE OF HISTORY: ZERUBBABEL AND EZRA |
1.1 The First Return of the Exiles Serubbabel was the Jewish leader of the first return of exiles after they had been in Babylonian captivity for 70 years. The Persian king Cyrus allowed it and therefore fulfilled a prophetic text of the Old Testament.