Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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 There was a widespread outcry from the people and their wives against their Jewish countrymen. 2 Some were saying, “We, our sons, and our daughters are numerous. Let us get grain so that we can eat and live.”


Cross References

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the Lord of Hosts
is the house of Israel,
and the men of Judah,
the plant He delighted in.
He looked for justice
but saw injustice,
for righteousness,
but heard cries of wretchedness.

Exodus 3:7

Then the Lord said, “I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.

Exodus 22:25-27

“If you lend money to My people, to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.

Leviticus 25:35-37

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.

Job 31:38-39

If my land cries out against me
and its furrows join in weeping,

Job 34:28

but caused the poor to cry out to Him,
and He heard the outcry of the afflicted.

Luke 18:7

Will not God grant justice to His elect who cry out to Him day and night? Will He delay to help them?

Acts 7:26

The next day he showed up while they were fighting and tried to reconcile them peacefully, saying, ‘Men, you are brothers. Why are you mistreating each other?’

1 Corinthians 6:6-8

Instead, believer goes to court against believer, and that before unbelievers!

James 5:4

Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.

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