Parallel Verses

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."

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.

Amplified

When I went into the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was confined at home, he said, “Let us meet [and take refuge] together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple, because they are coming to kill you, and they are coming to kill you at night.”

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.

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 all of them [sought] to frighten us, saying, "their hands will not do the work." And now, [God], strengthen my hands. 10 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." 11 But I said, "Should a man like me run away? And would a man like me go into the temple so that he can save his life? I will not go in!"



Cross References

Jeremiah 36:5

And Jeremiah instructed Baruch, {saying}, "I [am] held back, I am not able to enter the temple of Yahweh.

1 Kings 6:5

and he built a structure against the wall of the temple [running] all along the walls of the house, for the outer sanctuary and for the inner sanctuary, and made side rooms all around.

2 Kings 9:8

All of the house of Ahab will perish, and I shall cut off {all males} from Ahab, both bond and free.

2 Kings 11:3

He remained with her in the temple of Yahweh, hidden for six years [while] Athaliah was reigning over the land.

2 Chronicles 28:24

Then Ahaz gathered the objects of the house of God, and he cut the objects of the house of God to pieces. And he shut the doors of the house of Yahweh and made for himself altars in every corner of Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 29:3

In the first year of his kingship, in the first month, he opened the doors of the house of Yahweh and strengthened them.

2 Chronicles 29:7

They also shut the doors of the portico and extinguished the lamps. And they did not burn incense or offer burnt offerings in the sanctuary to the God of Israel.

Ezra 8:16

And I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah, and Meshullam, who were family heads, and for Jehoiarib and Elnathan who were wise.

Ezra 10:31

From the sons of Harim: Eliezer, Isshiah, Malkijah, Shemaiah, Simeon,

Nehemiah 6:12

Then I look and realized God had not sent him; rather, he had spoken the prophecy against me [because] Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

Job 24:13-17

"Those are among [the ones] rebelling [against the] light; they do not recognize his ways, and they do not stay in his paths.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falseness {to each other}. [With] flattering lips, [with] {a double heart} they speak.

Psalm 37:12

[The] wicked plans [evil] against the righteous, and gnashes at him [with] his teeth.

Psalm 120:2-3

"Deliver my life, O Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue."

Proverbs 11:9

With a mouth, the godless shall destroy his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.

Ezekiel 3:24

And [the] Spirit came into me, and it made me stand on my feet, and he spoke with me and said to me, "Come, shut yourself {inside your house},

Malachi 1:10

"Who also among you will shut [the temple] doors [so that] you will not kindle fire in vain [on] my altar? I take no pleasure in you," says Yahweh of hosts, "and {I will not accept} an offering from your hand.

Matthew 7:15

"Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inside are ravenous wolves.

John 3:20

For everyone who practices evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds be exposed.

Acts 21:30

And the whole city was stirred up, and the people came running together, and they seized Paul [and] dragged him outside of the temple [courts], and immediately the doors were shut.

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