Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now there arose a great cry of the [poor] people and of their wives [driven to borrowing] against their Jewish brethren [the few who could afford to lend].

New American Standard Bible

Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.

King James Version

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Holman Bible

There was a widespread outcry from the people and their wives against their Jewish countrymen.

International Standard Version

Now the people along with their spouses complained loudly against their fellow Jews,

A Conservative Version

Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

American Standard Version

Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Bible in Basic English

Then there was a great outcry from the people and their wives against their countrymen the Jews.

Darby Translation

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren, the Jews.

Julia Smith Translation

And a cry of the people and their wives will be great against their brethren the Jews.

King James 2000

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now there was a great cry of distress of the people and of their wives [against] their Jewish brothers.

Modern King James verseion

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there arose a great complaint of the people, and of their wives, against their brethren the Jews.

NET Bible

Then there was a great outcry from the people and their wives against their fellow Jews.

New Heart English Bible

Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

The Emphasized Bible

Then came there to be a great outcry of the people and their wives, - against their brethren the Jews.

Webster

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

World English Bible

Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there is a great cry of the people and their wives, concerning their brethren the Jews,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

cry
צעקה 
Tsa`aqah 
Usage: 21

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and of their wives
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Nehemiah Deals With Strife

1 Now there arose a great cry of the [poor] people and of their wives [driven to borrowing] against their Jewish brethren [the few who could afford to lend]. 2 For some said, We, our sons and daughters, are many; therefore allow us to take grain, that we may eat and live! If we are not given grain, let us take it!


Cross References

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah His pleasant planting [the plant of His delight]. And He looked for justice, but behold, [He saw] oppression and bloodshed; [He looked] for righteousness (for uprightness and right standing with God), but behold, [He heard] a cry [of oppression and distress]!

Exodus 3:7

And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters and oppressors; for I know their sorrows and sufferings and trials.

Exodus 22:25-27

If you lend money to any of My people with you who is poor, you shall not be to him as a creditor, neither shall you require interest from him.

Leviticus 25:35-37

And if your [Israelite] brother has become poor and his hand wavers [from poverty, sickness, or age and he is unable to support himself], then you shall uphold (strengthen, relieve) him, [treating him with the courtesy and consideration that you would] a stranger or a temporary resident with you [without property], so that he may live [along] with you.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there is among you a poor man, one of your kinsmen in any of the towns of your land which the Lord your God gives you, you shall not harden your [minds and] hearts or close your hands to your poor brother;

Job 31:38-39

For if my land has cried out against me and its furrows have complained together with tears [that I have no right to them],

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him, and He heard the cry of the afflicted.

Luke 18:7

And will not [our just] God defend and protect and avenge His elect (His chosen ones), who cry to Him day and night? Will He defer them and delay help on their behalf?

Acts 7:26

Then on the next day he suddenly appeared to some who were quarreling and fighting among themselves, and he urged them to make peace and become reconciled, saying, Men, you are brethren; why do you abuse and wrong one another?

1 Corinthians 6:6-8

But brother goes to law against brother, and that before [Gentile judges who are] unbelievers [without faith or trust in the Gospel of Christ]?

James 5:4

[But] look! [Here are] the wages that you have withheld by fraud from the laborers who have reaped your fields, crying out [for vengeance]; and the cries of the harvesters have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts.

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