Nehemiah 13 :11

Nehemiah 13 :11 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? And I gathered them together, and set them in their place.

King James Version (KJV)

Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? And I gathered them together, and set them in their place.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? And I gathered them together, and set them in their place.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Then I made protests to the chiefs, and said, Why has the house of God been given up? And I got them together and put them in their places.

Webster's Revision

Then I contended with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? and I assembled them, and set them in their place.

World English Bible

Then I contended with the rulers, and said, "Why is the house of God forsaken?" I gathered them together, and set them in their place.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? And I gathered them together, and set them in their place.

Definitions for Nehemiah 13 :11

Forsaken - To leave in an abandoned condition.

Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 13 :11

Why is the house of God forsaken? - They had all solemnly promised, Nehemiah 10:39, that they would never forsake the house of their God; but, alas, how soon is this forgotten! Nehemiah used their own words here by way of reproof.

Barnes' Commentary on Nehemiah 13 :11

I gathered them together - Nehemiah gathered the Levites from their lands, and reinstated them in their set offices.

Wesley's Commentary on Nehemiah 13 :11

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