Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Nehemiah Overcomes Opposition From Sanballat

5 Do not cover their guilt or let their sin be erased from Your sight, because they have provoked the builders. 6 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. 7 When Sanballat, Tobiah, and the Arabs, Ammonites, and Ashdodites heard that the repair to the walls of Jerusalem was progressing and that the gaps were being closed, they became furious.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I’ve provided for the holy house:

1 Chronicles 29:14

But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? For everything comes from You, and we have given You only what comes from Your own hand.

1 Chronicles 29:17-18

I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.

2 Chronicles 29:36

Then Hezekiah and all the people rejoiced over how God had prepared the people, for it had come about suddenly.

Nehemiah 6:15

The wall was completed in 52 days, on the twenty-fifth day of the month Elul.

Psalm 110:3

Your people will volunteer
on Your day of battle.
In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn,
the dew of Your youth belongs to You.

2 Corinthians 8:16-17

Thanks be to God who put the same concern for you into the heart of Titus.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who is working in you, enabling you both to desire and to work out His good purpose.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with all that is good to do His will, working in us what is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ. Glory belongs to Him forever and ever. Amen.

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