Nehemiah 4:18

“For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the builders, euery one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded: and he that sounded the trumpet was by mee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As for the builders, each {wore} his sword girded at his side as he built, while the trumpeter {stood} near me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Every builder was working with his sword at his side. And by my side was a man for sounding the horn.
- Basic English Bible

And the builders had every one his sword girded by his side, and built. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
- Darby Bible

For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so built. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
- Webster's Bible

and the builders, everyone wore his sword at his side, and so built. He who sounded the trumpet was by me.
- World English Bible

And the builders [are] each with his sword, girded on his loins, and building, and he who is blowing with a trumpet [is] beside me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(4:12) and the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the horn was by me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 4:18


4:18 Sounded - To call the people together, when, and where it was necessary.


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