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Nehemiah 6 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:1 - Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had built the wall, and that there was no breach left in it, (though at that time I had not set up the doors upon the gates;)

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:2 - That Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:3 - And I sent messengers to them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:4 - Yet they sent to me four times after this sort; and I answered them after the same manner.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:5 - Then Sanballat sent 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 heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause thou buildest the wall that thou mayest be their king, according to these words.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:7 - And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah: 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 thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thy own heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:9 - For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it may not be done. Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:10 - Afterward I came to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, 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 slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:11 - And I said, Should such a man as I flee? and who is there, that, being as I am, would go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:12 - And lo, I perceived that God had not sent him; but that he pronounced this prophecy against me: for Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:13 - Therefore 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 - My God, think thou upon Tobiah and Sanballat according to these their works, and on the prophetess Noadiah, and the rest of the prophets, that would have put me in fear.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:15 - So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty and two days.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:16 - And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard of it, and all the heathen that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was wrought by our God.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:17 - Moreover, in those days the nobles of Judah sent many letters to Tobiah, and the letters of Tobiah came to them.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:18 - For there were many in Judah sworn to him, because he was the son-in-law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:19 - Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.
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The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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