Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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].

Bible in Basic English

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

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Context Readings

Nehemiah Deals With Strife

1 And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews. 2 And there were that said, We, our sons and our daughters, are many, and we must procure corn that we may eat and live.


Cross References

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his delight: and he looked for justice, and behold, blood-shedding; for righteousness, and behold, a cry.

Exodus 3:7

And Jehovah said, I have seen assuredly the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and their cry have I heard on account of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows.

Exodus 22:25-27

if thou lend money to my people, the poor with thee,thou shalt not be to him as a usurer: ye shall charge him no interest.

Leviticus 25:35-37

And if thy brother grow poor, and he be fallen into decay beside thee, then thou shalt relieve him, be he stranger or sojourner, that he may live beside thee.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there be amongst you a poor man, any one of thy brethren in one of thy gates, in thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy brother in need;

Job 31:38-39

If my land cry out against me, and its furrows weep together;

Job 34:28

So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.

Luke 18:7

And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them?

Acts 7:26

And on the morrow he shewed himself to them as they were contending, and compelled them to peace, saying, Ye are brethren, why do ye wrong one another?

1 Corinthians 6:6-8

But brother prosecutes his suit with brother, and that before unbelievers.

James 5:4

Behold, the wages of your labourers, who have harvested your fields, wrongfully kept back by you, cry, and the cries of those that have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.

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