Nehemiah 4:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So we built the wall and the whole wall was joined together to half its height, for the people had a mind to work.

King James Version

So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work.

Holman Bible

So we rebuilt the wall until the entire wall was joined together up to half its [height], for the people had the will to keep working.

International Standard Version

So we rebuilt the wall, completing it halfway up, because the people were committed to working.

A Conservative Version

So we built the wall, and all the wall was joined together to half [the height] of it, for the people had a mind to work.

American Standard Version

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto half the height thereof: for the people had a mind to work.

Amplified

So we built the wall, and all [of it] was joined together to half its height, for the people had a heart and mind to work.

Bible in Basic English

So we went on building the wall; and all the wall was joined together half-way up: for the people were working hard.

Darby Translation

But we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together to the half thereof; for the people had a mind to work.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But we built the wall, and all the wall was joined together unto the half thereof, for the people were motivated to work.

Julia Smith Translation

And we shall build the wall; and all the wall will be completed even to its half: and a heart will be to the people to work.

King James 2000

So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So we rebuilt the wall, and all of the wall was joined up to half [its height]. For the people had a heart to do [it].

Modern King James verseion

So we built the wall, and all the wall was joined together to the half of it. For the people had a mind to work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yet builded we the wall, and joined it whole together, unto the half height. And the people were well minded to labour.

NET Bible

So we rebuilt the wall, and the entire wall was joined together up to half its height. The people were enthusiastic in their work.

New Heart English Bible

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together to half its height: for the people had a mind to work.

New simplified Bible

So we went on building the wall. The entire wall was joined together halfway up. The people were working hard.

The Emphasized Bible

So we built the wall, and all the wall was finished unto the half thereof, - -and the people had a mind to work.

Webster

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together to the half of it, for the people had a mind to work.

World English Bible

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together to half [the height] of it: for the people had a mind to work.

Youngs Literal Translation

And we build the wall, and all the wall is joined -- unto its half, and the people have a heart to work.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

we the wall
חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

and all the wall
חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

unto the half
חצי 
Chetsiy 
Usage: 125

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

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Context Readings

Nehemiah Overcomes Opposition From Sanballat

5 Do not forgive their iniquity and let not their sin be blotted out before You, for they have demoralized the builders. 6 So we built the wall and the whole wall was joined together to half its height, for the people had a mind to work. 7 Now when Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabs, the Ammonites and the Ashdodites heard that the repair of the walls of Jerusalem went on, and that the breaches began to be closed, they were very angry.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:3

"Moreover, in my delight in the house of my God, the treasure I have of gold and silver, I give to the house of my God, over and above all that I have already provided for the holy temple,

1 Chronicles 29:14

"But who am I and who are my people that we should be able to offer as generously as this? For all things come from You, and from Your hand we have given You.

1 Chronicles 29:17-18

"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.

2 Chronicles 29:36

Then Hezekiah and all the people rejoiced over what God had prepared for the people, because the thing came about suddenly.

Nehemiah 6:15

So the wall was completed on the twenty-fifth of the month Elul, in fifty-two days.

Psalm 110:3

Your people will volunteer freely in the day of Your power; In holy array, from the womb of the dawn, Your youth are to You as the dew.

2 Corinthians 8:16-17

But thanks be to God who puts the same earnestness on your behalf in the heart of Titus.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.



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