Nehemiah 2 :4

Nehemiah 2 :4 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Then the king said to me, For what do you make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Then the king said to me, For what do you make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Then the king said to me, What is your desire? So I made prayer to the God of heaven.

Webster's Revision

Then the king said to me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

World English Bible

Then the king said to me, "For what do you make request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Definitions for Nehemiah 2 :4

Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 2 :4

So I prayed to the God of heaven - Before he dared to prefer his request to the king, he made his prayer to God, that his suit might be acceptable: and this he does by mental prayer. To the spirit of prayer every place is a praying place.

Barnes' Commentary on Nehemiah 2 :4

I prayed to the God of heaven - Mentally and momentarily, before answering the king.

Wesley's Commentary on Nehemiah 2 :4

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