Nehemiah 4:6

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So built we the wall, and all the wall was ioyned together vnto the halfe therof: for the people had a minde to worke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So we built the wall and the whole wall was joined together to half its {height,} for the people had a mind to work.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

But we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together to the half thereof; for the people had a mind to work.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

And we build the wall, and all the wall is joined -- unto its half, and the people have a heart to work.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(3:38) 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.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 4:6


4:6 The half - Unto half its height.


Discussion for Nehemiah 4

  • Florence
    it is good to work with God and to trust Him, which is what Nehemiah did. He is a Leader indeed that carried his people along with so much confidence in God.
  • Olushola Ayinde
    Comment*Today leaders should emulate this chapter by commit all their ways and policies to almighty father, to seek his face before executing policy on God,s people.
  • Scotty
    This is a provocative Scripture it let Christians and God people know that its time to pray and rebuild Gods House with urgency
  • CHRIS MABOKO
    Determination is the key to Christian victory. Despite the enemies ' tactics criticism v.4, intimidation v.10 and physical threads v.8 a determined Christian know how to respond to situations prayer v.9,strategizing v.13 16 . this is relevant to the church today, as it was during Nehemiah 's time.
  • Anonymous
    This is a powerful scripture this proofs that God is with his children and the enemies cannot prevail against the righteous
  • I believe that once to get to the reason that cause the people to have a mind to work. We will find the solution to the problem we face as Pastors in our church 's today.

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