“Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah,”
King James Version (KJV)
7:1 Artaxerxes - The same of whom he speaks, chap.#6:14|. The son - His grand - son. Here are divers persons omitted for brevity sake, which may be supplied out of #1Chron 6:1 |- 11:47. Ezra was not himself the high priest; but he was nearly related to him.