Nehemiah 4:10

“And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Nehemiah 4:10

And Iudah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish, so that we are not able to build the wall.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thus in Judah it was said, "The strength of the burden bearers is failing, Yet there is much rubbish; And we ourselves are unable To rebuild the wall."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Judah said, The strength of the workmen is giving way, and there is much waste material; it is impossible for us to put up the wall.
- Basic English Bible

And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens faileth, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build at the wall.
- Darby Bible

And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall.
- Webster's Bible

Judah said, "The strength of the bearers of burdens is fading, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall."
- World English Bible

And Judah saith, `The power of the burden-bearers hath become feeble, and the rubbish [is] abundant, and we are not able to build on the wall.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(4:4) And Judah said: 'The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Nehemiah 4:10

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 4:10


4:10 Judah - The Jews now dwelling in Judah, some of them being partly terrified by their enemies, and partly wearied with continual labour. Rubbish - More than we are able suddenly to remove. Not able - Being forced to spend our time in removing the rubbish, and therefore we must desist for a season.


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