Parallel Verses

Amplified

I went into the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up. He said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you -- "at night they are coming to kill you.

New American Standard Bible

When I entered the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was confined at home, he said, "Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you, and they are coming to kill you at night."

King James Version

Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

Holman Bible

I went to the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was restricted to his house. He said:Let us meet at the house of God
inside the temple.
Let us shut the temple doors
because they are coming to kill you.
They are coming to kill you tonight!

International Standard Version

Later I visited Delaiah's son Shemaiah, a grandson of Mehetabel, who was confined at home. He kept urging me, "Let's meet together at the house of God, within the Temple, and take refuge there, because they're coming to kill you. In fact, they're coming at night to kill you!"

A Conservative Version

And I went to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up, and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple. For they will come to

American Standard Version

And I went unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

Bible in Basic English

And I went to the house of Shemaiah, the son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us have a meeting in the house of God, inside the Temple, and let the doors be shut: for they will come to put you to death; truly, in the night they will come to put you to death.

Darby Translation

And I came to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabeel, who had shut himself up. And he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple; for they are coming to kill thee; even in the night are they coming to kill thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And I came to the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabeel, and he was shut up; and he will say, We will pass over to the house of God into the midst of the temple, and we will shut the doors of the temple: for they are coming to kill thee; and by night coming to kill thee.

King James 2000

Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay you; yea, in the night will they come to slay you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now I went into the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was confined [at home], and he said, "Let us meet in the house of God, inside the temple, and let us close the doors of the temple; for they are coming to kill you--during the night they are coming to kill you."

Modern King James verseion

And I came to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up. And he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, inside the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple. For they will come to kill you. Yea, in the night they will come to kill you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, and he had shut himself within, and said, "Let us come together in to the house of God, even unto the midst of the temple, and shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee, yea even in the night will they come to put thee to death."

NET Bible

Then I went to the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel. He was confined to his home. He said, "Let's set up a time to meet in the house of God, within the temple. Let's close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you. It will surely be at night that they will come to kill you."

New Heart English Bible

I went to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut in at his home; and he said, "Let us meet together in God's house, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple; for they will come to kill you; yes, in the night will they come to kill you."

The Emphasized Bible

When, I, came into the house of Shemaiah, son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, he, being shut in, he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, in the midst of the temple, and let us close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to slay thee, yea, by night, are they coming to slay thee.

Webster

Afterward I came to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

World English Bible

I went to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut in at his home; and he said, "Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple; for they will come to kill you; yes, in the night will they come to kill you."

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have entered the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabeel -- and he is restrained -- and he saith, 'Let us meet at the house of God, at the inside of the temple, and we shut the doors of the temple, for they are coming in to slay thee -- yea, by night they are coming in to slay thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

unto the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

שׁמעיהוּ שׁמעיה 
Sh@ma`yah 
Usage: 41

of Delaiah
דּליהוּ דּליה 
D@layah 
Usage: 7

מהיטבאל 
M@heytab'el 
Usage: 3

who was shut up
עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

and he said

Usage: 0

in the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

the temple
היכל 
heykal 
Usage: 80

and let us shut
סגר 
Cagar 
Usage: 93

the doors
דּלת 
Deleth 
Usage: 88

of the temple
היכל 
heykal 
Usage: 80

for they will come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to slay
הרג 
Harag 
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166
Usage: 166

thee yea, in the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

will they come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Attempts To Intimidate Nehemiah

9 For they all wanted to frighten us, thinking, Their hands will be so weak that the work will not be done. But now strengthen my hands! 10 I went into the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up. He said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you -- "at night they are coming to kill you. 11 But I said, Should such a man as I flee? And what man such as I could go into the temple [where only the priests are allowed to go] and yet live? I will not go in.



Cross References

Jeremiah 36:5

And Jeremiah commanded Baruch, saying, I am [in hiding, virtually] restrained and shut up; I cannot go into the house of the Lord.

1 Kings 6:5

Against the wall of the house he built chambers running round the walls of the house both of the Holy Place and of the Holy of Holies; and he made side chambers all around.

2 Kings 9:8

For the whole house of Ahab shall perish, and I will cut off from Ahab every male, bond or free, in Israel.

2 Kings 11:3

Joash was with his nurse hidden in the house of the Lord for six years. And Athaliah reigned over the land.

2 Chronicles 28:24

And Ahaz collected the utensils of the house of God and cut them in pieces; and he shut up the doors of the Lord's temple [the Holy Place and the Holy of Holies] and made himself altars in every corner of Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 29:3

In the first year of his reign, in the first month, he opened the doors of the house of the Lord [which his father had closed] and repaired them.

2 Chronicles 29:7

Also they have closed the doors of the porch and put out the lamps, and they have not burned incense or offered burnt offerings in the place holy to the God of Israel.

Ezra 8:16

Then I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah, Meshullam, who were chief men, and also for Joiarib and Elnathan,who were teachers.

Ezra 10:31

Of the sons of Harim: Eliezer, Isshijah, Malchijah, Shemaiah, Shimeon,

Nehemiah 6:12

And behold, I saw that God had not sent him, but he made this prophecy against me because Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

Job 24:13-17

These wrongdoers are of those who rebel against the light; they know not its ways nor stay in its paths.

Psalm 12:2

To his neighbor each one speaks words without use or worth or truth; with flattering lips and double heart [deceitfully] they speak.

Psalm 37:12

The wicked plot against the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright in right standing with God); they gnash at them with their teeth.

Psalm 120:2-3

Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.

Proverbs 11:9

With his mouth the godless man destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge and superior discernment shall the righteous be delivered.

Ezekiel 3:24

Then the Spirit entered into me and set me on my feet; He spoke and said to me, Go, shut yourself up in your house.

Malachi 1:10

Oh, that there were even one among you [whose duty it is to minister to Me] who would shut the doors, that you might not kindle fire on My altar to no purpose [an empty, futile, fruitless pretense]! I have no pleasure in you, says the Lord of hosts, nor will I accept an offering from your hand.

Matthew 7:15

Beware of false prophets, who come to you dressed as sheep, but inside they are devouring wolves.

John 3:20

For every wrongdoer hates (loathes, detests) the Light, and will not come out into the Light but shrinks from it, lest his works (his deeds, his activities, his conduct) be exposed and reproved.

Acts 21:30

Then the whole city was aroused and thrown into confusion, and the people rushed together; they laid hands on Paul and dragged him outside the temple, and immediately the gates were closed.

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