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  • He was professor of sacred literature in Andover Seminary in 1864-82, and in 1884 succeeded Ezra Abbot as Bussey professor of New Testament criticism in the Harvard Divinity School.
  • This supposition agrees well with the shortness of the period covered by his book, and with the fact that Zechariah, who began to prophesy in the same autumn and was associated with Haggai's labours (Ezra v.
  • It is strange that neither Haggai nor his contemporary Zechariah mentions or implies any return of exiles from Babylon, and the suggestion has accordingly been made that the return under Cyrus described in Ezra i.-iv.
  • In spite, however, of the plausibility of this theory, it seems preferable to adhere to the story of Ezra i.-iv.
  • 23-26, the age is given as twenty-five, but twenty became usual and recurs in Ezra iii.

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