Nehemiah 11:2

“And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the people blessed all the men, that willingly offered themselues, to dwell at Ierusalem.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the people gave a blessing to all the men who were freely offering to take up their places in Jerusalem.
- Basic English Bible

And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
- Darby Bible

And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell at Jerusalem.
- Webster's Bible

The people blessed all the men who willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
- World English Bible

and the people give a blessing to all the men who are offering themselves willingly to dwell in Jerusalem.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the people blessed all the men that willingly offered themselves to dwell in Jerusalem.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 11:2


11:2 Blessed - Because they denied themselves, and their own safety and profit for the publick good; for this city was the butt of all the malicious plots of their enemies; and for the present it was rather chargeable than beneficial to its inhabitants.


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