Chronology of Nehemiah

Event Month/Day Year Reference
Hanani brings Nehemiah a report from Jerusalem (20th year of Artaxerxes I) 445–444 b.c. 1:1
Nehemiah before King Artaxerxes 1 445 2:1
Nehemiah arrives to inspect Jerusalem walls 445 2:11
Wall is finished 6/25 445 6:15
People of Israel gather 7 445 7:73–8:1
People of Israel celebrate Feast of Booths 7/15–22 445 8:14
People of Israel fast and confess sins 7/24 445 9:1
Nehemiah returns to Susa (32nd year of Artaxerxes I) 433 5:14; 13:6