Shallun

Shallun

(shăl`ən), in NehemiahNehemiah,
originally combined with Ezra to form a single book in the Hebrew canon. In the Septuagint, Ezra and Nehemiah are combined as Second Esdras. The book narrates the return to Jerusalem of Nehemiah, the cup-bearer of Persian King Artaxerxes I, as governor of the
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, one who rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem.
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