1 Esdras

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an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah


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Finalmente, a La Setenta le debemos siete libros de nuestra Biblia actual (Tobias, Judit, 10 y 2 Macabeos, Sabiduria, Eclesiastico y Baruc), que no estaban en la Biblia hebrea, y que nosotros hemos aceptado de aquella (aunque hemos rechazado otros cinco: 1 Esdras, 3 y 4 Macabeos, Las Odas y Los Salmos de Salomon, que figuraban en ella).
Other commentaries written by Jewish scholars include 1 Maccabees (Uriel Rappaport) and 1 Esdras (Sara Japhet).
Their topics include the lower criticism and higher criticism case for 1 Esdras, the second year of Darius, ancient composition patterns mirrored in 1 Esdras and the priority of the canonical composition type, Hellenistic Greek elements in 1 Esdras, and the rendering of 2 Chronicles 35-36 in 1 Edras.
The texts of Ezra, the Elephantine documents, 2 Maccabees, and 1 Esdras provide evidence for tactics of cooperation with authorities as well as deflection of their attention.
Of special interest is the paper by Sara Japhet, "Periodization: Between History and Ideology: The Neo-Babylonian Period in Biblical Historiography," She reviews Kings, Ezra-Nehemiah, Chronicles, and 1 Esdras and finds that these four historiographical works had different views of the Neo-Babylonian period (for instance, Kings gives some sparse historical data while Chronicles understands the time of exile theologically as a Sabbatical hiatus), but all four share a general indifference to defining it as a distinct era in the history of ancient Judah, in contrast to modern scholars.
Dietrich Bohler deals with the literary and textual relationship between two recensions of Ezra represented by Ezra-Nehemiah in MT (= 2 Esdras LXX) and 1 Esdras in LXX.