Nehemiah 4:11

“And our aduersaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till wee come in the midst among them, and slay them, and cause the worke to cease.”

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And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come in the midst among them, and slay them, and cause the work to cease.
- King James Version

Our enemies said, "They will not know or see until we come among them, kill them and put a stop to the work."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come into the midst of them, and slay them, and cause the work to cease.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And those who were against us said, Without their knowledge and without their seeing us, we will come among them and put them to death, causing the work to come to a stop.
- Basic English Bible

And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come into the midst of them and kill them, and put an end to the work.
- Darby Bible

And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come in the midst among them, and slay them, and cause the work to cease.
- Webster's Bible

Our adversaries said, "They shall not know, neither see, until we come into the midst of them, and kill them, and cause the work to cease."
- World English Bible

And our adversaries say, `They do not know, nor see, till that we come in to their midst, and have slain them, and caused the work to cease.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(4:5) And our adversaries said: 'They shall not know, neither see, till we come into the midst of them, and slay them, and cause the work to cease.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Nehemiah 4

  • BSP
    Verse 8~This shows how wicked these men really were. The building of the wall did not cause harm to them, but they hated Jehovah God and his people so they sought to put a stop to things without just cause.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The devil has eaten into Sanballat, Tobiah and their ilk. How dare they to prevent the work of the Lord. Happily, Nehemiah and his people made ample preparations to counter the Sanballat group. We should not be bothered about the antics of evil ones. All that is important is for us to keep our eyes on the ball, working for the Lord and victory is sure.
  • 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

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