Nehemiah 4:8

“And conspired all of them together, to come and to fight against Ierusalem, and to hinder it.”

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And conspired all of them together to come [and] to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.
- King James Version

All of them conspired together to come {and} fight against Jerusalem and to cause a disturbance in it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and they conspired all of them together to come and fight against Jerusalem, and to cause confusion therein.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they made designs, all of them together, to come and make an attack on Jerusalem, causing trouble there.
- Basic English Bible

and conspired all of them together to come to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.
- Darby Bible

And conspired all of them together to come and to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.
- Webster's Bible

and they conspired all of them together to come and fight against Jerusalem, and to cause confusion therein.
- World English Bible

and they conspire, all of them together, to come in to fight against Jerusalem, and to do to it injury.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(4:2) and they conspired all of them together to come and fight against Jerusalem, and to cause confusion therein.
- 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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