Nehemiah 5:16

“Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yea also I continued in the worke of this wall, neither bought wee any land: and all my seruants were gathered thither vnto the worke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I also applied myself to the work on this wall; we did not buy any land, and all my servants were gathered there for the work.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I kept on with the work of this wall, and we got no land for ourselves: and all my servants were helping with the work.
- Basic English Bible

Yea, also I applied myself to this work of the wall, and we bought no fields; and all my servants were gathered thither for the work.
- Darby Bible

Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither to the work.
- Webster's Bible

Yes, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered there to the work.
- World English Bible

And also, in the work of this wall I have done mightily, even a field we have not bought, and all my servants are gathered there for the work;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yea, also I set hand to the work of this wall, neither bought we any land; and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 5:16


5:16 I continued - Overseeing, directing, and encouraging the workmen, which was my whole business; and this at my own cost. Bought - Of our poor brethren, whose necessities gave abundant opportunity of enriching myself with good bargains.


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