1. Exposition

Who was this Nehemiah?

Ezra 2:2 (ESV)

2 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah.The number of the men of the people of Israel:

Nehemiah was a common name. Since all these exiles returned before 520 BC, and Nehemiah the governor of Judea under Artaxerxes I, only came to Jerusalem in 445 BC, this name must refer to another Nehemiah.