Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Also his good things were said before me, and my words were brought forth to him. Tobiah sent letters to cause me to fear.

New American Standard Bible

Moreover, they were speaking about his good deeds in my presence and reported my words to him. Then Tobiah sent letters to frighten me.

King James Version

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Holman Bible

These nobles kept mentioning Tobiah’s good deeds to me, and they reported my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, they kept reporting Tobiah's good deeds to me, and kept repeating what I told him. Tobiah kept sending letters to intimidate me.

A Conservative Version

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. [And] Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

American Standard Version

Also they spake of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Amplified

Also they spoke of [Tobiah's] good deeds before me and told him what I said. And Tobiah sent letters to frighten me.

Bible in Basic English

And they said much before me of the good he had done, and gave him accounts of my words. And Tobiah sent letters with the purpose of causing me fear.

Darby Translation

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. And Tobijah sent letters to put me in fear.

King James 2000

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They also were speaking of his good deeds in my presence, and they were sending my words out to him. Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.

Modern King James verseion

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and told my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to make me afraid.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they spake good of him before me, and told him my words; and Tobiah sent letters, to put me in fear.

NET Bible

They were telling me about his good deeds and then taking back to him the things I said. Tobiah, on the other hand, sent letters in order to scare me.

New Heart English Bible

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, his good deeds, were they telling before me, and, my affairs, were they carrying out to him, - letters, did Tobiah send to put me in fear.

Webster

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

World English Bible

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Youngs Literal Translation

also, his good deeds they have been saying before me, and my words they have been taking out to him; letters hath Tobiah sent to make me afraid.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

me, and uttered
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

to him. And Tobiah
טוביּהוּ טוביּה 
Towbiyah 
Usage: 18

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

אגּרת 
'iggereth 
Usage: 10

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Opposition To The Completed Wall

18 For many in Judah being married by oath to him for he was son-in-law to Shechaniah son of Arah; and Johanan his son took the daughter of Meshullam, son of Berechiah. 19 Also his good things were said before me, and my words were brought forth to him. Tobiah sent letters to cause me to fear.



Cross References

Nehemiah 6:9

For all of them causing us to be afraid, saying, their hands shall be slackened from the work, and it shall not be done. And now strengthen my hand.

Nehemiah 6:13

So that he was hired that I shall be afraid and do thus, and sin, and it was to them for an evil name, so that they shall reproach me.

Proverbs 28:4

They forsaking the law will praise the unjust: and they watching the law, shall contend with them.

Isaiah 37:10-14

Thus shall ye say to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying, Thy God in whom thou trustest shall not lift thee up in him, saying, Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assur.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you: but me it hates, for I testify of it, that its works are evil.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world had loved its own: and because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.

Acts 4:18-21

And having called them, they enjoined them universally not to utter neither to teach in the name of Jesus.

1 John 4:5

They are of the world: for this they speak of the world, and the world hears them.

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