Nehemiah 4 :6

Nehemiah 4 :6 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together to the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work.

American King James Version (AKJV)

So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together to the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work.

American Standard Version (ASV)

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto half the height thereof: for the people had a mind to work.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

So we went on building the wall; and all the wall was joined together half-way up: for the people were working hard.

Webster's Revision

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together to the half of it, for the people had a mind to work.

World English Bible

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together to half [the height] of it: for the people had a mind to work.

English Revised Version (ERV)

So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto half the height thereof: for the people had a mind to work.

Definitions for Nehemiah 4 :6

Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 4 :6

For the people had a mind to work - The original is very emphatic: ויהי לב לעם לעשות vayehi leb leam laasoth, "For the people had a heart to work." Their hearts were engaged in it; and where the heart is engaged, the work of God goes on well. The whole of this 6th verse is omitted by the Septuagint.

Barnes's Commentary on Nehemiah 4 :6

Unto the half thereof - i. e. to half the intended height.

Wesley's Commentary on Nehemiah 4 :6

4:6 The half - Unto half its height.
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