Nehemiah 9:20

“Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou gauest also thy good spirit, to instruct them, and withheldest not thy Manna from their mouth, and gauest them water for their thirst.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You gave Your good Spirit to instruct them, Your manna You did not withhold from their mouth, And You gave them water for their thirst.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou gavest also thy good Spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you gave your good spirit to be their teacher, and did not keep back your manna from their mouths, and gave them water when they had need of it.
- Basic English Bible

Thou gavest also thy good Spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.
- Darby Bible

Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.
- Webster's Bible

You gave also your good Spirit to instruct them, and didn't withhold your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst.
- World English Bible

`And Thy good Spirit Thou hast given, to cause them to act wisely; and Thy manna Thou hast not withheld from their mouth, and water Thou hast given to them for their thirst,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou gavest also Thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not Thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Nehemiah 9

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Nehemiah did a complete history of the Israelites in this chapter. He was quite balanced in his narration to the congregation of the Jews after the wall was completed and now time for rejoicing. He underlined the kindness of God. "for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God." Our God is gracious and mighty.
  • Anne
    Our God is long-suffering and forgiving, praise His holy name.
  • B
    I thank God for his grace and mercy, because without it none of us would be here.
  • The Lord has given them another Savior,Jesus Christ to deliver them and the rest of mankind,from the hand of another enemy, The Devil.
  • The describe our creator in our continued existing by preserving and sustaining us. Day by day
  • William for verse 8
    Praise the Lord! pray for me and help me to get more rooted in the words of God. yours with Best regards, william

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