Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And I arose in the night, I and a few men with me. I did not tell anyone what my God was putting into my mind to do for Jerusalem and there was no animal with me except the animal on which I was riding.

King James Version

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.

Holman Bible

I got up at night and took a few men with me. I didn’t tell anyone what my God had laid on my heart to do for Jerusalem. The only animal I took was the one I was riding.

International Standard Version

Then I got up at night, along with a few men with me. I had not confided to any person what my God had put in my heart to do for Jerusalem. Furthermore, there was no other animal with me except for the one I was riding.

A Conservative Version

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me. I neither told any man what my God put into my heart to do for Jerusalem, nor was there any beast with me except the beast that I rode upon.

American Standard Version

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God put into my heart to do for Jerusalem; neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.

Amplified

Then I got up in the night, I and a few men with me. I did not tell anyone what my God was putting in my heart to do for Jerusalem, and there was no animal with me except the one on which I was riding [so as not to attract attention].

Bible in Basic English

And in the night I got up, taking with me a small band of men; I said nothing to any man of what God had put into my heart to do for Jerusalem: and I had no beast with me but the one on which I was seated.

Darby Translation

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me but I told no man what my God had put in my heart to do for Jerusalem and there was no beast with me, except the beast that I rode upon.

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall rise in the night, I and a few men with me; and I announced not to man what my God gave into my heart to do at Jerusalem: and no beast with me but the beast that I rode upon it

King James 2000

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any animal with me, except the animal that I rode upon.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I got up during the night, I and a few men with me. I did not tell anybody what my God put in my heart to do for Jerusalem. No animal [was] with me except the animal that I was riding on.

Modern King James verseion

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me. And I did not tell to a man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem. And there was no animal with me, except the animal that I rode upon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I gat me up in the night season, and a few men with me: for I told no man what God had given me in my heart to do at Jerusalem. And there was not one beast with me, save it that I rode upon.

NET Bible

I got up during the night, along with a few men who were with me. But I did not tell anyone what my God was putting on my heart to do for Jerusalem. There were no animals with me, except for the one I was riding.

New Heart English Bible

I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God put into my heart to do for Jerusalem; neither was there any animal with me, except the animal that I rode on.

The Emphasized Bible

Then rose I by night, I, and a few men with me, I having told no man, what, my God, had been putting in my heart, to do for Jerusalem, - and, beast, was there none with me, save the beast on which, I myself, was riding.

Webster

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.

World English Bible

I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God put into my heart to do for Jerusalem; neither was there any animal with me, except the animal that I rode on.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I rise by night, I and a few men with me, and have not declared to a man what my God is giving unto my heart to do for Jerusalem, and there is no beast with me except the beast on which I am riding.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

I and some
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

few
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

with me neither told
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

I any man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

what my God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

to do

Usage: 0

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

with me, save the beast
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

References

Fausets

Images Nehemiah 2:12

Prayers for Nehemiah 2:12

Context Readings

Nehemiah Inspects Jerusalem's Walls

11 So I came to Jerusalem, and was there three days. 12 And I arose in the night, I and a few men with me. I did not tell anyone what my God was putting into my mind to do for Jerusalem and there was no animal with me except the animal on which I was riding. 13 And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the fountain of the dragon and to the dung port and considered the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and its gates were consumed with fire.



Cross References

Judges 6:27

Then Gideon took ten men of his slaves and did as the LORD had said unto him. But he feared to do it by day because of his father's family and the men of the city, so he did it by night.

Judges 9:32

Now, therefore, rise up by night, thou and the people that are with thee, and put an ambush in the field.

Ezra 7:27

Blessed be the LORD God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to honour the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem,

Psalm 51:18

Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion; build thou the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 122:6

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; those that love thee shall be brought into rest.

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Jeremiah 31:33

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, said the LORD, I will give my law in their souls and write it in their hearts and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Jeremiah 32:40

and I will make an eternal covenant with them, that I will not turn away from doing them good, and I will put my fear in their hearts that they shall not depart from me.

Amos 5:13

Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time, for it is an evil time.

Micah 7:5

Do not believe in a friend, do not trust in a prince; from her that lies at thy side, take care, open not thy mouth.

James 1:16-17

Do not err, my beloved brethren.

Revelation 17:17

For God has put in their hearts to fulfil his will and to agree and give their kingdom unto the beast until the words of God shall be fulfilled.

Genesis 32:22-24

And he rose up that night and took his two wives and his two womenservants and his eleven sons and passed over the ford Jabbok.

Joshua 10:9

Joshua, therefore, came unto them suddenly, for he went up from Gilgal all night.

Matthew 2:14

And awaking, he took the young child and his mother by night and departed into Egypt

Matthew 10:16

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore prudent as serpents and innocent as doves.

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God, who put the same diligence into the heart of Titus for you.

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