Ezra Chart

There was an extraordinarily useful chart that was included in the second edition of the Oxford Annotated Bible which, for some unfathomable reason, is lacking from the third edition. The chart was created by Bruce M. Metzger, and is found on page AP xiii. I recreate it here below, with the addition of another row, “Scholarly Literature,” in which I’ve added the list of standard English-language scholarly references
to these books.

Version / Document Old Testament book of Ezra Old Testament book of Nehemiah Paraphrase of 2 Chronicles chs 35–36; the whole book of Ezra; Nehemiah 7.38-8.12; plus a tale about Darius’ bodyguards The Ezra Apocalypse
Greek Bible (Septuagint) 2 Esdras 1 Esdras  
Latin Vulgate Bible 1 Esdras 2 Esdras 3 Esdras 4 Esdras
Many later Latin manuscripts  1 Esdras 3 Esdras 2 Esdras = chs 1-2
4 Esdras = chs 3-14
5 Esdras = chs 15-16
Douay English Version (1609-1610) 1 Esdras 2 Esdras 3 Esdras 4 Esdras
Russian Bible, Moscow Patriarchate (1956) 1 Esdras Nehemiah 2 Esdras 3 Esdras
King James and New Revised Standard Version Ezra Nehemiah 1 Esdras 2 Esdras
Scholarly Literature Ezra Nehemiah 3 Ezra 5 Ezra = chs 1-2
4 Ezra = chs 3-14
6 Ezra = chs 15-16

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