Search the Bible
* powered by Bible Study Tools

Nehemiah 5:16

    Nehemiah 5:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Yes, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither to the work.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And I kept on with the work of this wall, and we got no land for ourselves: and all my servants were helping with the work.

    Webster's Revision

    Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.

    World English Bible

    Yes, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered there to the work.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.

    Definitions for Nehemiah 5:16

    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 5:16

    Neither bought we any land - Neither he nor his officers took any advantage of the necessities of the people, to buy their lands, etc. He even made his own servants to work at the wall.

    Barnes' Notes on Nehemiah 5:16

    I continued ... land - i. e. - "I took my share in the work of the wall, as general superintendent. I did not take advantage of the general poverty to buy poor men's plots of ground."

    Wesley's Notes on Nehemiah 5:16

    5:16 I continued - Overseeing, directing, and encouraging the workmen, which was my whole business; and this at my own cost. Bought - Of our poor brethren, whose necessities gave abundant opportunity of enriching myself with good bargains.