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Nehemiah 6 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:1 - Now it happened, when it was reported to Sanvallat and Toviyah, and to Geshem the `Arvian, and to the rest of our enemies, that I had built the wall, and that there was no breach left therein; (though even to that time I had not set up the doors in the gates;)
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:2 - that Sanvallat and Geshem sent to me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:3 - I sent messengers to them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I can't come down: why should the work cease, while I leave it, and come down to you?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:4 - They sent to me four times after this sort; and I answered them after the same manner.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:5 - Then sent Sanvallat his servant to me in like manner the fifth time with an open letter in his hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:6 - in which was written, It is reported among the nations, and Gashmu says it, that you and the Yehudim think to rebel; for which cause you are building the wall: and you would be their king, according to these words.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:7 - You have also appointed prophets to preach of you at Yerushalayim, saying, There is a king in Yehudah: and now shall it be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:8 - Then I sent to him, saying, There are no such things done as you say, but you feign them out of your own heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:9 - For they all would have made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it not be done. But now, God, strengthen you my hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:10 - I went to the house of Shemayah the son of Delayah the son of Mehetav'el, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to kill you; yes, in the night will they come to kill you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:11 - I said, Should such a man as I flee? and who is there that, being such as I, would go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:12 - I discerned, and, behold, God had not sent him; but he pronounced this prophecy against me: and Toviyah and Sanvallat had hired him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:13 - For this cause was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:14 - Remember, my God, Toviyah and Sanvallat according to these their works, and also the prophetess No`adyah, and the rest of the prophets, that would have put me in fear.

The Wall Is Finished

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:15 - So the wall was finished in the twenty-fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty-two days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:16 - It happened, when all our enemies heard of it, that all the nations that were about us feared, and were much cast down in their own eyes; for they perceived that this work was worked of our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:17 - Moreover in those days the nobles of Yehudah sent many letters to Toviyah, and the letters of Toviyah came to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:18 - For there were many in Yehudah sworn to him, because he was the son-in-law of Shekhanyahu the son of Arach; and his son Yehochanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berekhyah as wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:19 - Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. Toviyah sent letters to put me in fear.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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