Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 the entire wall was joined together to half its height, for the people had a heart 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.

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.

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

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Nehemiah Overcomes Opposition From Sanballat

5 And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before you: for they have provoked you to anger before the builders. 6 So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work. 7 But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, heard that the walls of Jerusalem were being repaired, and that the breaks began to be closed, then they were very angry,



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, I have of my own things, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

1 Chronicles 29:14

But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly as this? for all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.

1 Chronicles 29:17-18

I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.

2 Chronicles 29:36

And Hezekiah rejoiced, and all the people, that God had prepared the people: for the thing was done suddenly.

Nehemiah 6:15

So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty and two days.

Psalm 110:3

Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: you have the dew of your youth.

2 Corinthians 8:16-17

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

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you complete in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

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