The Second Bible book of Ezra was written by Ezra himself , in Jerusalem, and time the writing was completed was c. 460 B.C.E. The total tome covered before it completion was 1037-537 B.C.E.

Since the first and Second Chronicles evidently were originally one book, the arguments presented in the previous chapter as to background, writer ship, time of writing, canonical, and authenticity apply to both books. According to the evidence presented , Ezra completed Second Chronicles about 460 B.C.E., probably in Jerusalem. It was Ezra’s purpose to preserve historical materials that were in danger of getting lost.


The help of the holy Spirit, coupled with the ability as a historian to lay hold of and sort out details, enabled Ezra to make accurate and permanent record. He served God’s people for the future that which he regarded as historical fact. Ezra’s work was most timely, as now it necessary to collect together was also sacred Hebrew the entire body of sacred Hebrew writings that had been recorded over the centuries.


The Jews of Ezra’s day benefited greatly by Ezra’s inspired Chronicle. It was written for their instruction and to encourage endurance. Through the comfort from the Scriptures, they could have hope. They accepted the book of Chronicles as part of the Bible canon.They new it was trustworthy. They could check it by other inspired writings and its numerous secular histories cited by Ezra. Whereas they allowed the uninspired secular histories to perish, they carefully preserved Chronicles. The Septuagints translator included Chronicles as part of the Hebrew Bible.