The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah.

Now it came to pass in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, as I was in the fortress city of Shushan, Bible see other translations

“Chislev.” The ninth month of the Hebrew year which started with Nisan. Chislev occurs in our November/December.

“Shushan.” The better-known name is Susa.

Commentary for: Nehemiah 1:1