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Nehemiah 6

Overview

Nehemiah 6:1, Sanballat practises by craft, by rumours, and by hired prophecies, to terrify Nehemiah; Nehemiah 6:15, The work is finished, to the terror of the enemies; Nehemiah 6:17, Secret intelligence passes between the enemies and the nobles of Judah.

Verse 1

when Sanballat: Nehemiah 2:10, Nehemiah 2:19, Nehemiah 4:1, Nehemiah 4:7

Geshem: Nehemiah 6:6, Gashmu

no breach: Nehemiah 4:6, Nehemiah 4:7, Daniel 9:25

at that time: Nehemiah 3:1, Nehemiah 3:3, Nehemiah 3:6

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:3 - Tobiah Nehemiah 6:16 - when all our enemies Nehemiah 7:1 - I had set up Psalms 41:6 - speaketh Psalms 147:13 - he hath Isaiah 58:12 - The repairer

Verse 2

Come: They wished to get him out of Jerusalem, from his friends, that they might either carry him off or murder him. 2 Samuel 3:27, 2 Samuel 20:9, Psalms 37:12, Proverbs 26:24-26, Ecclesiastes 4:4

Ono: Nehemiah 11:35, 1 Chronicles 8:12

they thought: Psalms 12:2, Psalms 37:12, Psalms 37:32, Jeremiah 41:2, Ezekiel 33:31, Micah 7:4, Micah 7:5, Luke 20:19-21

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:8 - talked Ezra 2:33 - Lod Nehemiah 2:19 - Sanballat Nehemiah 3:22 - the men of the plain Nehemiah 6:6 - Gashmu Nehemiah 6:16 - when all our enemies Nehemiah 7:37 - Lod Nehemiah 12:28 - plain

Verse 3

And I sent: Proverbs 14:15, Matthew 10:16

I am doing: Ecclesiastes 9:10, Luke 14:30, John 9:4, 1 Timothy 4:15, 1 Timothy 4:16

Reciprocal: Ezra 4:24 - So Nehemiah 6:11 - Should such Acts 6:2 - we should Acts 8:1 - except

Verse 4

four times: Judges 16:6, Judges 16:10, Judges 16:15-20, Proverbs 7:21, Luke 18:5, 1 Corinthians 15:58, Galatians 2:5

and I answered: Proverbs 14:15

Verse 5

with an open letter: This was a gross insult to a person of Nehemiah's quality; as the letters sent to chiefs and governors in the East are always carefully folded up, put in silk bags, and then sealed. 2 Kings 18:26-28, 2 Corinthians 2:11, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15, Ephesians 6:11, 2 Thessalonians 2:10

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 21:8 - she wrote 2 Chronicles 32:17 - He wrote Jeremiah 29:25 - Because Acts 24:5 - and a mover

Verse 6

It is reported: Jeremiah 9:3-6, Jeremiah 20:10, Matthew 5:11, Romans 3:8, 2 Corinthians 6:8, 1 Peter 2:12, 1 Peter 2:13, 1 Peter 3:16

Gashmu: Nehemiah 6:1, Nehemiah 6:2, Geshem

that thou and: Nehemiah 2:19, Ezra 4:12, Ezra 4:15

that thou mayest: Luke 23:2, John 19:13

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 6:13 - and that they

Verse 7

appointed: Nehemiah 6:12, Nehemiah 6:13

a king: 2 Samuel 15:10-12, 1 Kings 1:7, 1 Kings 1:18, 1 Kings 1:25, 1 Kings 1:34

Come now: Proverbs 26:24-26, Acts 23:15

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 1:1 - the Preacher

Verse 8

There are: Acts 24:12, Acts 24:13, Acts 25:7, Acts 25:10

thou feignest: Job 13:4, Psalms 36:3, Psalms 38:12, Psalms 52:2, Isaiah 59:4, Daniel 11:27, Matthew 12:34, John 8:44

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 37:14 - said

Verse 9

For they: Nehemiah 6:14, Nehemiah 4:10-14, 2 Chronicles 32:18

Their hands: 2 Chronicles 15:7, Ezra 4:1-24, Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, Jeremiah 38:4, Hebrews 12:12

Now therefore: 1 Samuel 30:6, Psalms 56:3, Psalms 71:1, Psalms 68:35, Psalms 138:3, Isaiah 41:10, Zechariah 10:12, 2 Corinthians 12:9, Ephesians 3:16, Ephesians 6:10, Philippians 4:13, 1 Peter 5:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:24 - his bow Judges 7:11 - thine hands 2 Samuel 4:1 - his hands Ezra 4:4 - weakened Ezra 4:24 - So Nehemiah 2:19 - Geshem Nehemiah 6:11 - would go Nehemiah 6:19 - to put Jeremiah 18:19 - hearken Ezekiel 30:24 - I will Luke 13:31 - Get

Verse 10

Shemaiah: Nehemiah 6:12, Ezra 8:16, Ezra 10:31, Proverbs 11:9, Matthew 7:15

shut up: 2 Kings 9:8, Jeremiah 36:5, Ezekiel 3:24

Let us meet: Psalms 12:2, Psalms 37:12, Psalms 120:2, Psalms 120:3

the house: 1 Kings 6:5, 2 Kings 11:3

let us shut: 2 Chronicles 28:24, 2 Chronicles 29:3, 2 Chronicles 29:7, Malachi 1:10, Acts 21:30

in the night: Job 24:13-17, John 3:20

Reciprocal: Psalms 11:3 - what Psalms 27:5 - secret John 20:19 - when

Verse 11

Should such: Nehemiah 6:3, 1 Samuel 19:5, Job 4:3-6, Psalms 11:1, Psalms 11:2, Psalms 112:6, Psalms 112:8, Proverbs 28:1, Isaiah 10:18, Luke 13:31-33, Acts 8:1, Acts 20:24, Acts 21:13, Hebrews 11:27

would go: Nehemiah 6:9, Numbers 32:7-9, Ecclesiastes 10:1, Philippians 2:17, Philippians 2:30

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:9 - none 1 Samuel 22:4 - in the hold Esther 4:14 - for such a time Psalms 27:5 - secret Proverbs 27:8 - man Jeremiah 37:12 - went Daniel 6:10 - as he John 18:4 - Whom John 20:19 - when

Verse 12

I perceived: Ezekiel 13:22, 1 Corinthians 2:15, 1 Corinthians 12:10

God had: Jeremiah 14:14, Jeremiah 23:16, Jeremiah 23:25, Jeremiah 28:15, Ezekiel 13:7, 1 John 4:1

hired him: Isaiah 56:11, Ezekiel 13:19, Micah 3:11, Acts 20:33, 1 Timothy 3:3, Titus 1:7, 1 Peter 5:2, 2 Peter 2:3, Revelation 18:13

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 6:7 - appointed Nehemiah 6:10 - Shemaiah Daniel 11:30 - have intelligence 2 Peter 2:1 - there were

Verse 13

that I should: Proverbs 29:5, Isaiah 51:7, Isaiah 51:12, Isaiah 51:13, Isaiah 57:11, Jeremiah 1:17, Ezekiel 2:6, Ezekiel 13:17-23, Matthew 10:28, 2 Timothy 1:7, Revelation 21:8

and sin: James 4:17

and that they: Nehemiah 6:6, Proverbs 22:1, Ecclesiastes 7:1

that: Jeremiah 18:18, Jeremiah 20:10, Daniel 6:4, Daniel 6:5, Matthew 22:15, Matthew 26:59, Acts 6:13, 2 Corinthians 11:12, 1 Timothy 5:14, Titus 2:8

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 6:7 - appointed Nehemiah 6:19 - to put Proverbs 16:29 - General Ecclesiastes 10:1 - a little

Verse 14

My God: Nehemiah 5:19, Psalms 22:1, Psalms 63:1

think thou: Nehemiah 4:4, Nehemiah 4:5, Nehemiah 13:29, Psalms 36:11, Psalms 36:12, Psalms 140:5-11, Jeremiah 11:20-23, Jeremiah 18:20-23, 2 Timothy 4:14, 2 Timothy 4:15, 1 John 5:16

on the prophetess: 1 Kings 22:22-24, Isaiah 9:14, Isaiah 9:15, Jeremiah 14:15, Jeremiah 14:18, Jeremiah 28:1, Jeremiah 28:10, Jeremiah 28:15, Ezekiel 13:16, Ezekiel 13:17, Matthew 7:15, Matthew 24:11, Matthew 24:24, 2 Timothy 3:8, Revelation 19:20

Reciprocal: Judges 4:4 - General Nehemiah 6:9 - For they Nehemiah 7:5 - my God Jeremiah 15:15 - remember Acts 21:9 - which

Verse 15

wall: Ezra 6:15, Psalms 1:3, Daniel 9:25

fifty: Nehemiah 4:1, Nehemiah 4:2

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:6 - had a mind Nehemiah 7:1 - the wall

Verse 16

when all our enemies: Nehemiah 2:10, Nehemiah 4:1, Nehemiah 4:7, Nehemiah 6:1, Nehemiah 6:2

for they perceived: Exodus 14:25, Numbers 23:23, Joshua 5:1, Psalms 126:2, Acts 5:38

Reciprocal: Esther 7:6 - was afraid Jeremiah 33:9 - fear

Verse 17

the nobles: Nehemiah 3:5, Nehemiah 5:7, Nehemiah 13:28, Micah 7:1-6, Matthew 24:10-12

sent many letters unto Tobiah: Heb. multiplied their letters passing to Tobiah

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 13:4 - allied Proverbs 11:13 - revealeth Jeremiah 29:25 - Because Jeremiah 41:10 - to the

Verse 18

Arah: Nehemiah 7:10, Ezra 2:5

Meshullam: Nehemiah 3:4, Nehemiah 3:30

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 13:4 - allied Jeremiah 41:10 - to the

Verse 19

they reported: Proverbs 28:4, John 7:7, John 15:19, 1 John 4:5

words: or, matters

to put: Nehemiah 6:9, Nehemiah 6:13, Isaiah 37:10-14, Acts 4:18-21

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 29:25 - Because

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Nehemiah 6". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/nehemiah-6.html.