Nehemiah 7:4

“Now the city was large and great: but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Nehemiah 7:4

Now the city was large and great, but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the city was large and spacious, but the people in it were few and the houses were not built.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now the city was wide and large; but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the town was wide and great: but the people in it were only a small number, and the houses had not been put up.
- Basic English Bible

Now the city was large and great; but the people in it were few, and no houses were built.
- Darby Bible

Now the city was large and great: but the people in it were few, and the houses were not built.
- Webster's Bible

Now the city was wide and large; but the people were few therein, and the houses were not built.
- World English Bible

And the city [is] broad on both sides, and great, and the people [are] few in its midst, and there are no houses builded;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now the city was wide and large; but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Nehemiah 7:4

Wesley's Notes for Nehemiah 7:4


7:3 Hot - 'Till it be clear and broad day; when the people will be ready in case of an assault. They - The watches appointed to that end. Watches - Nehemiah was now about to return to the court, and left the charge of the city to these in his absence.

7:5 God put it into mine heart - Whatever good motion is in our minds, we must acknowledge it to come from God. What is done by human prudence is to be ascribed to the direction of Divine Providence.


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