1; Nehemiah, understanding by Hanani the misery of Jerusalem,
mourns, fasts, and prays.
5; His prayer.
* in the month.
Ezr 10:9 Zec 7:1
* in the twentieth.
Shushan, or Susa, was the capital of Susiana, a province of
Persia, and the winter residence of the Persian monarchs;
situated about 252; miles east of Babylon, and the same
distance south-south-east of Ecbatana, in lat. 32; degrees,
long. 49; degrees. The circumference of its walls was about
120; stadia. Shouster is supposed to occupy its site.
Es 1:2 3:15 Da 8:2