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Nehemiah 2:18

    Nehemiah 2:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me; as also the king's words that he had spoken to me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for the good work .

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then I gave them an account of how the hand of my God was on me, helping me; and of the king's words which he had said to me. And they said, Let us get to work on the building. So they made their hands strong for the good work.

    Webster's Revision

    And I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for the good work .

    World English Bible

    I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken to me. They said, "Let's rise up and build." So they strengthened their hands for the good work.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also of the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for the good work.

    Definitions for Nehemiah 2:18

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 2:18

    Then I told them - He opened to them his design and his commission.

    Barnes' Notes on Nehemiah 2:18

    The king's words - These have not been given; but the royal permission to restore the walls is implied in Nehemiah 2:5-6.

    Wesley's Notes on Nehemiah 2:18

    2:18 Rise up - Let us do it with vigour, and diligence, and resolution, as those that are determined to go through with it. Their hands - Their own and one anothers.