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Nehemiah 1:5

    Nehemiah 1:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And said, I beseech you, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keeps covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and said, I beseech thee, O Jehovah, the God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and lovingkindness with them that love him and keep his commandments:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And said, O Lord, the God of heaven, the great God, greatly to be feared, keeping faith and mercy with those who have love for him and are true to his laws:

    Webster's Revision

    and said, I beseech thee, O Jehovah, the God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and lovingkindness with them that love him and keep his commandments:

    World English Bible

    and said, "I beg you, Yahweh, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and said, I beseech thee, O LORD, the God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments:

    Definitions for Nehemiah 1:5

    Beseech - To call upon; appeal; beg.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 1:5

    Lord God of heaven - What was, before the captivity, Jehovah, God of hosts or armies.

    Great - Able to do mighty things.

    Terrible - able to inflict the heaviest judgments.