Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was angry, and felt great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

New American Standard Bible

Now it came about that when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious and very angry and mocked the Jews.

King James Version

But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we builded the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

Holman Bible

When Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious. He mocked the Jews

International Standard Version

When Sanballat heard that we were reconstructing the wall, he flew into a rage, became indignant, and mocked the Jews.

A Conservative Version

But it came to pass that, when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

American Standard Version

But it came to pass that, when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

Amplified

But when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry and in a great rage, and he ridiculed the Jews.

Bible in Basic English

Now, Sanballat, hearing that we were building the wall, was very angry, and in his wrath made sport of the Jews.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was angry and very indignant, and mocked the Jews.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But it came to pass that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was wroth and took great indignation and mocked the Jews.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be that when Sanballat heard that we are building the wall, and it will kindle to him, and he will be greatly angry, and he will mock against the Jews.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now it happened when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, [he] became angry and greatly provoked, and he mocked the Jews.

Modern King James verseion

But it happened when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was angry and greatly displeased, and mocked the Jews.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But when Sanballat heard that we builded the wall, he was wroth and took great indignation and mocked the Jews

NET Bible

Now when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall he became angry and was quite upset. He derided the Jews,

New Heart English Bible

But it happened that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

The Emphasized Bible

But it came to pass, when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, it angered him, and he was greatly displeased, - and mocked the Jews;

Webster

But it came to pass that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

World English Bible

But it happened that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, when Sanballat hath heard that we are building the wall, that it is displeasing to him, and he is very angry and mocketh at the Jews,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
סנבלּט 
Canballat 
Usage: 10

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

the wall
חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

he was wroth
חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

and took great
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

כּעס 
Ka`ac 
Usage: 55

and mocked
לעג 
La`ag 
Usage: 18

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Opposition Begins

1 But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was angry, and felt great indignation, and mocked the Jews. 2 And he spoke before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they finish in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned?


Cross References

Nehemiah 2:10

When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there had come a man to seek the welfare of the children of Israel.

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed at us, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that you do? will you rebel against the king?

Ezra 4:1-5

Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity built the temple unto the LORD God of Israel;

Psalm 35:15-16

But in my adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the attackers gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:

Psalm 44:13-14

You make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us.

Matthew 27:29

And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!

Acts 5:17

Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation,

Hebrews 11:36

And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:

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