Nehemiah 5:2

“For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Nehemiah 5:2

For there were that said, We, our sonnes, and our daughters are many: therefore wee take vp corne for them, that we may eat, and liue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For there were those who said, "We, our sons and our daughters are many; therefore let us get grain that we may eat and live."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For there were that said, We, our sons and our daughters, are many: let us get grain, that we may eat and live.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For there were some who said, We, our sons and our daughters, are a great number: let us get grain, so that we may have food for our needs.
- Basic English Bible

And there were that said, We, our sons and our daughters, are many, and we must procure corn that we may eat and live.
- Darby Bible

For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.
- Webster's Bible

For there were that said, "We, our sons and our daughters, are many. Let us get grain, that we may eat and live."
- World English Bible

yea, there are who are saying, `Our sons, and our daughters, we -- are many, and we receive corn, and eat, and live.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

For there were that said: 'We, our sons and our daughters, are many; let us get for them corn, that we may eat and live.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Nehemiah 5:2

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 5:2


5:2 Many - Which is in itself a blessing, but to us is turned into a curse. Take up - We are forced to take up corn, upon unreasonable terms.


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