Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And we labored in the work. And half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared.

New American Standard Bible

So we carried on the work with half of them holding spears from dawn until the stars appeared.

King James Version

So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

Holman Bible

So we continued the work, while half of the men were holding spears from daybreak until the stars came out.

International Standard Version

So we worked hard, half of us holding spears from dawn to dusk.

A Conservative Version

So we labored in the work, and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

American Standard Version

So we wrought in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

Amplified

So we labored at the work while half of them held the spears from dawn until the stars came out.

Bible in Basic English

So we went on with the work: and half of them had spears in their hands from the dawn of the morning till the stars were seen.

Darby Translation

And we laboured in the work; and half of them held the spears from the rising of the dawn till the stars appeared.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So we laboured in the work, and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared.

Julia Smith Translation

And we doing in the work: and half of them holding fast upon the spears from the ascending of the dawn even till the coming forth of the stars.

King James 2000

So we labored in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So we labored at the work, and half of them were holding the spears from dawn until the stars came out.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and we will be laboring in the work." And the half part of them held the spears from the morning spring, till the stars came forth.

NET Bible

So we worked on, with half holding spears, from dawn till dusk.

New Heart English Bible

So we worked in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared.

The Emphasized Bible

So, we, were working at the work, - one half of them, grasping the spears, from the uprisings of the dawn, until the coming out of the stars.

Webster

So we labored in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

World English Bible

So we worked in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared.

Youngs Literal Translation

And we are working in the business, and half of them are keeping hold of the spears, from the going up of the dawn till the coming forth of the stars.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in the work
מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

and half
חצי 
Chetsiy 
Usage: 125

the spears
רמח 
Romach 
Usage: 15

from the rising
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

of the morning
שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 24

till the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Nehemiah Overcomes Opposition From Sanballat

20 In whatever place you hear the sound of the trumpet, gather there to us. Our God will fight for us. 21 And we labored in the work. And half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared. 22 Also at the same time I said to the people, Let everyone with his servant stay inside Jerusalem, so that in the night they may be a guard to us, and labor in the day.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace which was toward me has not been without fruit, but I labored more abundantly than all of them; yet not I, but the grace of God with me.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So that, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not without fruit in the Lord.

Galatians 6:9

But we should not lose heart in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we do not faint.

Colossians 1:29

For which I also labor, striving according to the working of Him who works in me in power.

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