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 Nehemiah 4:15 - 23
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Nehemiah
   Chapter 4
4:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When our enemies heard that we were aware of their plot and that God had frustrated it, we all returned to the wall, each to his own work.
 
4:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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From that day on, half of my men did the work, while the other half were equipped with spears, shields, bows and armor. The officers posted themselves behind all the people of Judah
 
4:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
who were building the wall. Those who carried materials did their work with one hand and held a weapon in the other,
 
4:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and each of the builders wore his sword at his side as he worked. But the man who sounded the trumpet stayed with me.
 
4:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then I said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, "The work is extensive and spread out, and we are widely separated from each other along the wall.
 
4:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wherever you hear the sound of the trumpet, join us there. Our God will fight for us!"
 
4:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So we continued the work with half the men holding spears, from the first light of dawn till the stars came out.
 
4:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
At that time I also said to the people, "Have every man and his helper stay inside Jerusalem at night, so they can serve us as guards by night and workmen by day."
 
4:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Neither I nor my brothers nor my men nor the guards with me took off our clothes; each had his weapon, even when he went for water. F10
 

FOOTNOTES:
F10 The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.

 
 

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