Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I said, "Please, LORD, God of Heaven, the great and fearsome God who keeps the covenant, showing gracious love to those who love you and keep your commands,

New American Standard Bible

I said, "I beseech You, O LORD God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who preserves the covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,

King James Version

And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

Holman Bible

I said,Yahweh, the God of heaven, the great and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant with those who love Him and keep His commands,

A Conservative Version

and said, I beseech thee, O LORD, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments:

American Standard Version

and said, I beseech thee, O Jehovah, the God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and lovingkindness with them that love him and keep his commandments:

Amplified

And I said, O Lord God of heaven, the great and terrible God, Who keeps covenant, loving-kindness, and mercy for those who love Him and keep His commandments,

Bible in Basic English

And said, O Lord, the God of heaven, the great God, greatly to be feared, keeping faith and mercy with those who have love for him and are true to his laws:

Darby Translation

and said, I beseech thee, Jehovah, God of the heavens, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and keep his commandments.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of the heavens, strong, great and terrible, who keeps covenant and mercy for those that love thee and observe thy commandments;

Julia Smith Translation

And saying, Now O Jehovah, God of the heavens, the great and terrible God watching the covenant and mercy to those loving him, and to those watching his commands:

King James 2000

And said, I beseech you, O LORD God of heaven, the great and awesome God, that keeps covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

Lexham Expanded Bible

I said, "O Yahweh God of the heavens, the great and awesome one who keeps the covenant and loyal love for the ones who love him and for those who keep his commands.

Modern King James verseion

And I said, I pray You, O Jehovah, the God of Heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps covenant and mercy for those who love Him and keep His commandments;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said, "O LORD God of heaven, thou great and terrible God, thou that keepest covenant and mercy for them that love thee and observe thy commandments:

NET Bible

Then I said, "Please, O LORD God of heaven, great and awesome God, who keeps his loving covenant with those who love him and obey his commandments,

New Heart English Bible

and said, "I beg you, LORD, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments:

The Emphasized Bible

and said, I beseech thee, O Yahweh God of the heavens, the great and fearful GOD, - keeping the covenant and lovingkindness for them who love him and keep his commandments:

Webster

And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

World English Bible

and said, "I beg you, Yahweh, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments:

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say, 'I beseech thee, O Jehovah, God of the heavens, God, the great and the fearful, keeping the covenant and kindness for those loving Him, and for those keeping His commands,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנּה אנּא 
'anna' 
I beseech thee, I pray thee, Oh, O
Usage: 13

thee, O Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
אל 
'el 
Usage: 2600
Usage: 114

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

the great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

him and observe
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

Devotionals

Devotionals about Nehemiah 1:5

Devotionals containing Nehemiah 1:5

References

Images Nehemiah 1:5

Prayers for Nehemiah 1:5

Context Readings

Nehemiah's Prayer

4 When I heard this, I sat down and cried, mourning for a number of days while I fasted and prayed in the presence of the God of Heaven. 5 I said, "Please, LORD, God of Heaven, the great and fearsome God who keeps the covenant, showing gracious love to those who love you and keep your commands, 6 please turn your attention to observe carefully and listen to the prayer of your servant today that I am presenting to you day and night on behalf of your servants, the Israelis.



Cross References

Exodus 20:6

but showing gracious love to the thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

Deuteronomy 7:21

Don't tremble before them, because the LORD your God, who is among you, is a great and awesome God.

Nehemiah 4:14

Looking things over, I stood up and spoke to the officials, the military leaders, and the rest of the people: "Don't fear them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord. Fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes."

Deuteronomy 7:9

Know that the LORD your God is God, the trusted God who faithfully keeps his covenant to the thousandth generation of those who love him and obey his commands.

1 Kings 8:23

and said:

1 Chronicles 17:21

What other one nation on the earth is like your people Israel, God, which you have redeemed from slavery to become your own people, making a great name for yourself when you redeemed your people from Egypt. You did awesome miraculous deeds, driving out nations that stood in their way.

Nehemiah 9:32

"Now therefore, our God, the great, mighty, and awesome God, who keeps the covenant and gracious love, don't let all of the difficulties seem trifling to you, all of hardships that have come upon us, upon our kings, upon our leaders, upon our priests, upon our prophets, upon our ancestors, and upon all of your people from the time of the kings of Assyria until this day.

Psalm 47:2

For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared, a great king over all the earth.

Daniel 9:4-19

I prayed to the LORD my God, confessing and saying:

Hebrews 6:13-18

For when God made his promise to Abraham, he swore an oath by himself, since he had no one greater to swear by.

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