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Nehemiah 6:2

    Nehemiah 6:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    That Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    That Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    that Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Sanballat and Geshem sent to me saying, Come, let us have a meeting in one of the little towns in the lowland of Ono. But their purpose was to do me evil.

    Webster's Revision

    that Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

    World English Bible

    that Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, "Come, let us meet together in [one of] the villages in the plain of Ono." But they intended to harm me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    that Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

    Definitions for Nehemiah 6:2

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Meet - Agreeable; fit; proper.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 6:2

    Come, let us meet together in - the plain of Ono - They wished to get him out of Jerusalem from among his friends, that they might either carry him off, or murder him. Ono is supposed to have been in the tribe of Benjamin, near Jordan.

    Barnes' Notes on Nehemiah 6:2

    The choice made of Ono, on the skirts of Benjamin, 25 or 30 miles from Jerusalem, as the meeting-place, was, no doubt, in order to draw Nehemiah to a distance from his supporters, that so an attack might be made on him with a better chance of success.

    Wesley's Notes on Nehemiah 6:2

    6:2 Meet - To consult about the common service of our master the king of Persia, or to make a friendly accommodation.