Parallel Verses

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 was a great outcry of the [poorer] people and their wives against their Jewish brothers [to whom they were deeply in debt].

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.

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

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Context Readings

Nehemiah Deals With Strife

1 Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers. 2 For there were some that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many; therefore we have bought grain that we may eat and live.


Cross References

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

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 by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Exodus 22:25-27

If thou should lend money to my people, to the poor who is with thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

Leviticus 25:35-37

And if thy brother becomes poor and comes unto thee, then thou shalt receive him; as a stranger, or a sojourner, he shall live with thee.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there should be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy towns in thy land which the LORD thy God gives thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother,

Job 31:38-39

If my land cries against me and all its furrows likewise complain;

Job 34:28

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

Luke 18:7

And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?

Acts 7:26

And the next day he showed himself unto them as they strove and urged them to peace, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?

1 Corinthians 6:6-8

But brother goes to judgment against brother, and that before the unbelievers.

James 5:4

Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped your fields (which you have kept back by fraud) cries out; and the cries of those who have reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of the hosts.

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