Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But we prayed to our God, and because of them we set up a guard against them day and night.

King James Version

Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Holman Bible

So we prayed to our God and stationed a guard because of them day and night.

International Standard Version

But we prayed to our God. We also set up guards day and night because of them.

A Conservative Version

But we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

American Standard Version

But we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Amplified

But we prayed to our God, and because of them we set up a guard against them day and night.

Bible in Basic English

But we made our prayer to God, and had men on watch against them day and night because of them.

Darby Translation

Then we prayed to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Julia Smith Translation

And we will pray to our God, and we shall set up a watch against them day and night, from before them.

King James 2000

Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So we prayed to our God and set up a guard against them day and night.

Modern King James verseion

But we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, we made our prayer unto our God, and set watchmen upon the wall day and night over against them.

NET Bible

So we prayed to our God and stationed a guard to protect against them both day and night.

New Heart English Bible

But we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

The Emphasized Bible

howbeit we prayed unto our God, - and set a watch against them, day and night, because of them.

Webster

Nevertheless we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

World English Bible

But we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And we pray unto our God, and appoint a watch against them, by day and by night, because of them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and set
עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

a watch
משׁמר 
Mishmar 
Usage: 22

יומם 
Yowmam 
Usage: 53

and night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Easton

Context Readings

Nehemiah Overcomes Opposition From Sanballat

8 All of them conspired together to come and fight against Jerusalem and to cause a disturbance in it. 9 But we prayed to our God, and because of them we set up a guard against them day and night. 10 Thus in Judah it was said,
“The strength of the burden bearers is failing,
Yet there is much rubbish;
And we ourselves are unable
To rebuild the wall.”



Cross References

Nehemiah 4:11

Our enemies said, “They will not know or see until we come among them, kill them and put a stop to the work.”

Genesis 32:9-12

Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O Lord, who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your relatives, and I will prosper you,’

Genesis 32:28

He said, “Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed.”

2 Kings 19:14-19

Then Hezekiah took the letter from the hand of the messengers and read it, and he went up to the house of the Lord and spread it out before the Lord.

Psalm 50:15

Call upon Me in the day of trouble;
I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me.”

Psalm 55:16-22

As for me, I shall call upon God,
And the Lord will save me.

Matthew 26:41

Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Luke 6:11-12

But they themselves were filled with rage, and discussed together what they might do to Jesus.

Luke 21:36

But keep on the alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are about to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Acts 4:24-30

And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, “O Lord, it is You who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that is in them,

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

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