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Nehemiah 9

Overview

Nehemiah 9:1, A solemn fast, and repentance of the people; Nehemiah 9:4, The Levites make a religious confession of God’s goodness, and their wickedness.

Verse 1

Now: On the first of this month was the feast of trumpets; on the tenth, the day of atonement; on the fourteenth began the feast of tabernacles, which lasted seven days, ending on the twenty- second; on the twenty-third, they separated themselves from their illegitimate wives; and on the twenty-fourth, they held a solemn day of fasting and confession of sin, and reading the law; the whole of which they closed by renewing their covenants.

twenty: Leviticus 23:34, Leviticus 23:39, 2 Chronicles 7:10

of this month: Nehemiah 8:2

children: Judges 20:26, 2 Chronicles 20:3, Ezra 8:23, Esther 4:3, Esther 4:16, Isaiah 22:12, Joel 1:13, Joel 1:14, Joel 2:15-17, Jonah 3:5-8, Acts 13:2, Acts 13:3

earth: Joshua 7:6, 1 Samuel 4:12, 2 Samuel 1:2, Job 2:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:20 - vowed Genesis 37:34 - General Deuteronomy 29:10 - General 1 Samuel 7:5 - Gather 1 Samuel 7:6 - fasted 1 Kings 8:33 - pray 2 Chronicles 6:24 - pray Ecclesiastes 3:4 - time to weep Isaiah 58:5 - it such Jeremiah 36:9 - they Daniel 9:3 - with Joel 2:12 - with fasting Zephaniah 2:1 - gather together Zechariah 7:3 - Should Acts 10:30 - I was Revelation 18:19 - they cast

Verse 2

the seed: Nehemiah 13:3, Nehemiah 13:30, Ezra 9:2, Ezra 10:11

strangers: Heb. strange children, Psalms 144:7, Psalms 144:11, Isaiah 2:6, Hosea 5:7

confessed: Nehemiah 1:6, Leviticus 26:39, Leviticus 26:40, Ezra 9:6, Ezra 9:7, Ezra 9:15, Psalms 106:6, Psalms 106:7, Daniel 9:3-10, Daniel 9:20, 1 John 1:7-9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:10 - General 1 Kings 8:14 - all the congregation 2 Kings 17:20 - all the seed Nehemiah 10:28 - all they Psalms 51:3 - For I Isaiah 58:5 - it such Jeremiah 14:20 - We acknowledge Daniel 9:4 - made Joel 1:14 - the elders Joel 2:12 - with fasting 1 John 1:9 - we confess

Verse 3

they stood: Nehemiah 8:4, Nehemiah 8:7, Nehemiah 8:8

one fourth: Nehemiah 8:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 16:21 - confess over Deuteronomy 31:11 - shalt read Joshua 8:34 - he read 2 Kings 22:13 - great 2 Kings 23:2 - he read 2 Chronicles 17:7 - to teach 2 Chronicles 30:22 - taught Ezra 7:25 - teach ye Nehemiah 13:1 - they read Daniel 9:4 - made Joel 1:14 - the elders Luke 23:41 - we indeed Acts 20:7 - and continued James 1:19 - let

Verse 4

stairs: or, scaffold

Jeshua: Nehemiah 9:5, Nehemiah 8:7, Nehemiah 10:9-13, Nehemiah 12:8

cried: 2 Chronicles 20:19, Psalms 3:4, Psalms 77:1, Psalms 130:1, Lamentations 3:8, John 11:43, Acts 7:60

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:33 - pray Ezra 8:18 - Sherebiah Nehemiah 10:10 - Shebaniah Nehemiah 10:12 - Sherebiah Nehemiah 11:22 - Bani Nehemiah 12:24 - Hashabiah Ezekiel 43:17 - look toward

Verse 5

Stand up: 1 Kings 8:14, 1 Kings 8:22, 2 Chronicles 20:13, 2 Chronicles 20:19, Psalms 134:1-3, Psalms 135:1-3

bless: 1 Chronicles 29:20, Ezra 3:11, Psalms 103:1, Psalms 103:2, Psalms 117:1, Psalms 117:2, Psalms 145:2, Psalms 146:2, Jeremiah 33:10, Jeremiah 33:11, Matthew 11:25, Ephesians 3:20, Ephesians 3:21, 1 Peter 1:3

thy glorious: Exodus 15:6, Exodus 15:11, Deuteronomy 28:58, 1 Chronicles 29:13, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 145:5, Psalms 145:11, Psalms 145:12, 2 Corinthians 4:6

exalted: 1 Kings 8:27, 1 Chronicles 29:11, Psalms 16:2, Psalms 106:2

Reciprocal: Joshua 9:9 - because 2 Samuel 22:4 - worthy 1 Kings 1:48 - Blessed 1 Kings 8:15 - Blessed 1 Kings 8:33 - pray Ezra 8:18 - Sherebiah Nehemiah 9:4 - Jeshua Nehemiah 10:10 - Shebaniah Nehemiah 11:22 - Bani Psalms 18:3 - who Psalms 48:1 - greatly Psalms 66:2 - General Psalms 89:52 - Blessed Psalms 96:4 - For the Psalms 135:2 - that stand Psalms 149:6 - the high Isaiah 12:4 - his name Isaiah 63:14 - to make Matthew 6:9 - Hallowed 2 Corinthians 1:3 - Blessed 2 Corinthians 11:31 - which Ephesians 1:3 - Blessed 1 Thessalonians 3:9 - what 1 Timothy 1:17 - be 1 Timothy 6:1 - that the Revelation 4:11 - to receive

Verse 6

even thou: Deuteronomy 6:4, 2 Kings 19:15, 2 Kings 19:19, Psalms 86:10, Isaiah 37:16, Isaiah 37:20, Isaiah 43:10, Isaiah 44:6, Isaiah 44:8, Mark 12:29, Mark 12:30, John 10:30

thou hast: Genesis 1:1, Genesis 2:1, Ezekiel 20:11, Psalms 33:6, Psalms 136:5-9, Psalms 146:6, Jeremiah 10:11, Jeremiah 10:12, Colossians 1:15, Colossians 1:16, Revelation 4:11, Revelation 14:7

the heaven: Deuteronomy 10:14, 1 Kings 8:27

preservest: Psalms 36:6, Colossians 1:17, Hebrews 1:3

the host: Genesis 2:1, Genesis 32:2, 1 Kings 22:19, Psalms 103:21, Psalms 148:2-4, Isaiah 6:2, Isaiah 6:3, Hebrews 1:6, Revelation 5:11-13

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:3 - the Deuteronomy 4:19 - which the Lord Job 7:20 - O thou preserver Psalms 50:1 - mighty Psalms 84:1 - O Lord Psalms 104:24 - how Isaiah 45:12 - all their host Jeremiah 32:17 - thou Jonah 1:9 - which Matthew 6:10 - as Acts 4:24 - Lord Revelation 10:5 - lifted

Verse 7

choose: Genesis 12:1, Genesis 12:2, Deuteronomy 10:15, Joshua 24:2, Joshua 24:3, Isaiah 41:8, Isaiah 41:9, Isaiah 51:2

Ur: Genesis 11:31, Genesis 15:7, Acts 7:2-4

gavest: Genesis 17:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:28 - Ur Genesis 13:15 - General 1 Chronicles 1:27 - Abram Isaiah 29:22 - who redeemed Isaiah 46:9 - the former Isaiah 51:9 - as in Isaiah 63:7 - mention Ezekiel 16:3 - Thy birth Ezekiel 16:4 - for Malachi 3:6 - I am Acts 13:17 - God Hebrews 11:8 - Abraham

Verse 8

foundest: Genesis 12:1-3, Genesis 15:6, Genesis 15:18, Genesis 22:12, Acts 13:22, 1 Timothy 1:12, 1 Timothy 1:13, Hebrews 11:17, James 2:21-23

madest: Genesis 12:7, Genesis 15:18, Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Genesis 22:16-18, Deuteronomy 7:8, Deuteronomy 7:9, Deuteronomy 9:5, Psalms 105:8, Psalms 105:9, Luke 1:72, Luke 1:73

the Canaanites: Genesis 15:18-21, Exodus 3:8, Exodus 3:17, Deuteronomy 7:1, Joshua 9:1, Joshua 11:3

hast performed: Deuteronomy 26:3, Joshua 11:23, Joshua 21:43-45, Joshua 23:14, Psalms 105:43, Psalms 105:44

righteous: Numbers 23:19, Psalms 92:14, Psalms 92:15, Titus 1:2, Hebrews 6:18, 1 John 1:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:15 - General Genesis 15:7 - to give Exodus 2:24 - remembered Joshua 24:3 - I took Judges 3:5 - Canaanites 1 Kings 8:20 - hath performed 1 Chronicles 1:14 - Girgashite 1 Chronicles 16:16 - which he made 2 Chronicles 20:7 - gavest Psalms 116:5 - and righteous Isaiah 29:22 - who redeemed Isaiah 51:2 - for Daniel 9:16 - according Amos 2:10 - I brought Malachi 3:6 - I am Acts 3:25 - the covenant Acts 7:3 - the land Acts 7:5 - yet Acts 13:17 - God Hebrews 11:8 - Abraham

Verse 9

didst see: Exodus 2:25, Exodus 3:7-9, Exodus 3:16, Acts 7:34

heardest: Exodus 14:10-12

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:14 - that Exodus 2:23 - cry Exodus 2:24 - remembered Exodus 3:6 - hid Exodus 14:13 - ye shall see Exodus 14:15 - General Exodus 18:8 - told Deuteronomy 6:21 - General Deuteronomy 29:3 - General Judges 6:8 - a prophet Judges 10:11 - Egyptians 1 Samuel 10:18 - Thus saith 1 Samuel 12:6 - It is the Lord Isaiah 22:12 - call Micah 6:4 - I brought Acts 7:7 - the nation Acts 13:17 - and with

Verse 10

showedst: Exodus 7:1-25, Exodus 14:1-31, Deuteronomy 4:34, Deuteronomy 11:3, Deuteronomy 11:4, Psalms 78:12, Psalms 78:13, Psalms 78:43-53, Psalms 105:27-37, Psalms 106:7-11, Psalms 135:8, Psalms 135:9, Psalms 136:10-15, Acts 7:36

they: Exodus 5:2, Exodus 5:7, Exodus 5:8, Exodus 9:17, Exodus 10:3, Exodus 18:11, Job 40:11, Job 40:12, Daniel 4:37, Daniel 5:23, 1 Peter 5:5

didst: Exodus 9:16, Joshua 2:10, Joshua 2:11, Psalms 83:18, Isaiah 63:12, Isaiah 63:14, Jeremiah 32:20, Ezekiel 20:9, Daniel 9:15, Romans 9:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:20 - smite Exodus 7:3 - multiply Exodus 13:3 - strength Exodus 14:4 - I will be Deuteronomy 6:21 - General Deuteronomy 7:19 - great 1 Chronicles 17:21 - make thee Nehemiah 9:16 - dealt Nehemiah 9:29 - yet they Psalms 106:21 - which Psalms 136:15 - But overthrew Isaiah 10:26 - his rod Isaiah 42:20 - Seeing Acts 7:35 - a ruler

Verse 11

divide: Exodus 14:21, Exodus 14:22, Exodus 14:27, Exodus 14:28, Psalms 66:6, Psalms 78:13, Psalms 114:3-5, Psalms 136:13-15, Isaiah 63:11-13

their persecutors: Exodus 15:1-21, Psalms 106:9-11, Hebrews 11:29

as a stone: Exodus 15:5, Exodus 15:10, Revelation 18:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:1 - done Deuteronomy 7:19 - great Joshua 4:23 - which he dried Joshua 24:6 - Egyptians Psalms 74:13 - divide Psalms 77:19 - way Psalms 105:27 - They Psalms 106:10 - And he Psalms 106:21 - which Psalms 136:15 - But overthrew Isaiah 10:26 - his rod Isaiah 43:16 - maketh Isaiah 51:15 - that divided Isaiah 63:12 - dividing Habakkuk 3:10 - the overflowing 1 Corinthians 10:1 - and all

Verse 12

thou leddest: Nehemiah 9:19, Exodus 13:21, Exodus 13:22, Exodus 14:19, Exodus 14:20, Psalms 78:14, Psalms 105:39

in the way: Psalms 107:7, Psalms 143:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 9:15 - the cloud Numbers 9:16 - General Numbers 9:21 - abode Numbers 10:34 - General Numbers 14:14 - thy cloud Deuteronomy 1:31 - in the wilderness Deuteronomy 1:33 - in fire Deuteronomy 32:12 - the Lord Joshua 24:7 - ye dwelt Psalms 31:3 - lead Psalms 78:52 - But Psalms 136:16 - General Isaiah 4:5 - a cloud Jeremiah 2:2 - when Jeremiah 31:2 - found Habakkuk 3:4 - brightness Acts 7:36 - and in the wilderness 1 Corinthians 10:1 - were

Verse 13

camest: Exodus 19:11, Exodus 19:16-20, Deuteronomy 33:2, Isaiah 64:1, Isaiah 64:3, Habakkuk 3:3

spakest: Exodus 20:1, Exodus 20:22, Deuteronomy 4:10-13, Deuteronomy 4:33, Deuteronomy 5:4, Deuteronomy 5:22-26, Hebrews 12:18-26

gavest: Deuteronomy 4:8, Deuteronomy 10:12, Deuteronomy 10:13, Psalms 19:7-11, Psalms 119:127, Psalms 119:128, Ezekiel 20:11-13, Romans 7:12-14, Romans 7:16

true laws: Heb. laws of truth, Psalms 119:160

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:20 - teach Exodus 19:20 - the Lord came Exodus 21:1 - the judgments Exodus 24:12 - tables Leviticus 10:11 - General Leviticus 15:2 - unto the Deuteronomy 4:36 - General 2 Kings 17:37 - wrote for you Psalms 19:8 - right Psalms 119:66 - I Have Ezekiel 18:9 - walked Ezekiel 20:19 - walk Daniel 9:10 - which Hosea 8:12 - written Micah 6:8 - what is Mark 2:27 - General Mark 12:1 - and set Acts 7:38 - who Romans 2:18 - knowest Romans 3:2 - because Romans 9:4 - the giving 2 Corinthians 3:7 - was Ephesians 6:1 - for 1 Timothy 1:8 - the law

Verse 14

madest: Genesis 2:3, Exodus 16:29, Exodus 20:8-11, Ezekiel 20:12, Ezekiel 20:20

commandedst: Exodus 21:1 - Exodus 23:33, Leviticus 27:34, Deuteronomy 4:5, Deuteronomy 4:45, Deuteronomy 5:31

Moses: Nehemiah 1:8, John 1:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:25 - General Exodus 18:20 - teach Exodus 31:13 - a sign Exodus 31:14 - keep Leviticus 10:11 - General Leviticus 15:2 - unto the Leviticus 23:14 - it shall be 2 Kings 17:37 - wrote for you Psalms 103:7 - He made Psalms 119:66 - I Have Ezekiel 18:9 - walked Ezekiel 20:11 - I gave Ezekiel 20:19 - walk Hosea 8:12 - written Mark 2:27 - General Mark 12:1 - and set Acts 7:38 - who Romans 2:18 - knowest Romans 3:2 - because Romans 9:4 - the giving Hebrews 3:5 - as Revelation 15:3 - the servant

Verse 15

gavest: Exodus 16:4, Exodus 16:14, Exodus 16:15, Deuteronomy 8:3, Deuteronomy 8:16, Psalms 78:24, Psalms 78:25, Psalms 105:40, John 6:31-35, 1 Corinthians 10:3

broughtest: Nehemiah 9:20, Exodus 17:6, Numbers 20:7-11, Deuteronomy 8:15, Psalms 77:15-20, Psalms 105:41, Psalms 114:8, 1 Corinthians 10:4

go: Deuteronomy 1:8, Joshua 1:2-4

sworn: Heb. lift up thine hand, Genesis 14:22, Numbers 14:30, Ezekiel 20:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:35 - forty years Numbers 20:8 - bring forth Deuteronomy 29:6 - eaten bread Isaiah 35:6 - for Isaiah 48:21 - he caused Jeremiah 32:22 - which Jeremiah 32:23 - possessed Philippians 4:19 - supply

Verse 16

dealt: Nehemiah 9:10, Nehemiah 9:29, Exodus 32:9, Deuteronomy 9:6, Deuteronomy 9:13, Deuteronomy 9:23, Deuteronomy 9:24, Deuteronomy 9:27, Deuteronomy 32:15, Psalms 78:8-72, Psalms 106:6, Isaiah 63:10, Jeremiah 2:31, Acts 7:51

hardened: Deuteronomy 31:27, 2 Kings 17:14, 2 Chronicles 30:8, 2 Chronicles 36:13, Psalms 95:8-10, Proverbs 29:1, Isaiah 48:4, Jeremiah 19:15, Romans 2:5, Hebrews 3:13, Hebrews 3:15

hearkened: Exodus 15:26, Deuteronomy 5:29, Psalms 81:8, Psalms 81:11-14, Isaiah 48:18, There were two things to which the Israelites did not duly give heed, else they had not done as they did. The word of God they heard, but they gave no heed to God's commandments, and the works of God they saw, but were not mindful of his wonders. Had they really considered them as miracles, they would have obeyed from a principle of faith and holy fear: had they duly considered them as mercies, they would have obeyed from a principle of gratitude and holy love.

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:11 - proudly Numbers 14:4 - General Deuteronomy 9:7 - from the day 2 Chronicles 29:6 - For our fathers Psalms 119:21 - cursed Jeremiah 7:24 - they Jeremiah 7:25 - the day Jeremiah 7:26 - they hearkened Jeremiah 11:8 - obeyed Jeremiah 22:21 - This Jeremiah 32:30 - children Ezekiel 2:3 - rebelled Ezekiel 5:6 - for they Ezekiel 20:13 - rebelled Zechariah 1:4 - as Malachi 3:7 - from the Mark 10:5 - For Acts 7:39 - whom Acts 13:18 - about Acts 19:9 - divers Hebrews 3:8 - Harden

Verse 17

refused: Numbers 14:3, Numbers 14:4, Numbers 14:11, Numbers 14:41, Numbers 16:14, Psalms 106:24, Psalms 106:25, Proverbs 1:24, Hebrews 12:25

mindful: Psalms 78:11, Psalms 78:42, Psalms 78:43, Psalms 86:5, Psalms 86:15, Psalms 106:7, Psalms 106:13, Matthew 16:9-11, 2 Peter 1:12-15

in their rebellion: Instead of bemiryam, "in their rebellion," seven manuscripts, one edition, and the LXX, have bemitzrayim, "in Egypt:" "appointed a captain to return to their bondage in Egypt."

appointed: Numbers 14:4, Acts 7:39

a God: Numbers 14:18, Numbers 14:19, Psalms 86:5, Psalms 86:15, Psalms 130:4, Micah 7:18, Micah 7:19

ready to pardon: Heb. of pardons

gracious: Exodus 34:6, Exodus 34:7, Psalms 78:38, Psalms 103:8-18, Psalms 145:8, Psalms 145:9, Isaiah 55:7-9, Joel 2:13, Romans 9:15, Ephesians 1:6, Ephesians 1:7

forsookest: 1 Kings 6:13, 1 Kings 8:57, Psalms 106:43-46

Reciprocal: Exodus 13:17 - return Exodus 32:9 - a stiffnecked 2 Kings 18:12 - they obeyed not 2 Chronicles 30:9 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 36:13 - stiffened Nehemiah 9:31 - gracious Psalms 18:25 - With the Psalms 89:2 - Mercy Psalms 116:5 - Gracious Isaiah 48:4 - obstinate Isaiah 63:10 - they rebelled Jeremiah 3:3 - thou refusedst Jeremiah 7:26 - but Jeremiah 11:8 - obeyed Jeremiah 19:15 - because Ezekiel 5:6 - for they Daniel 9:9 - To the Lord Nahum 1:3 - slow Zechariah 7:11 - they refused Malachi 3:7 - from the Matthew 18:27 - moved Matthew 22:4 - and all Mark 10:5 - For Acts 19:9 - divers 1 Corinthians 13:4 - is kind Ephesians 2:4 - who James 1:19 - slow to wrath James 5:11 - the Lord is

Verse 18

Exodus 32:4-8, Exodus 32:31, Exodus 32:32, Deuteronomy 9:12-16, Psalms 106:19-23, Ezekiel 20:7-44

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 9:26 - wrought Ezekiel 16:7 - excellent ornaments Daniel 9:9 - though Hosea 3:1 - according Amos 5:25 - General Acts 7:36 - and in the wilderness Acts 7:41 - they

Verse 19

in thy: Nehemiah 9:27, 1 Samuel 12:22, Psalms 106:7, Psalms 106:8, Psalms 106:45, Isaiah 44:21, Lamentations 3:22, Ezekiel 20:14, Ezekiel 20:22, Daniel 9:9, Daniel 9:18, Malachi 3:6

the pillar: Nehemiah 9:12, Exodus 13:21, Exodus 13:22, Exodus 40:38, Numbers 9:15-22, Numbers 14:14, Isaiah 4:5, Isaiah 4:6, 1 Corinthians 10:1, 1 Corinthians 10:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:36 - when Numbers 9:16 - General Numbers 9:21 - abode Numbers 10:34 - General Deuteronomy 32:10 - found Psalms 25:6 - for they Psalms 31:3 - lead Psalms 78:14 - General Psalms 105:39 - spread Psalms 136:16 - General Isaiah 63:7 - mention Ezekiel 20:17 - mine Hosea 3:1 - according

Verse 20

gavest: Nehemiah 9:30, Numbers 11:17, Numbers 11:25-29, Isaiah 63:11-14

good: Psalms 143:10, Romans 15:30, Galatians 5:22, Galatians 5:23, Ephesians 5:9, 2 Peter 1:21

withheldest: Exodus 16:15, Exodus 16:35, Joshua 5:12

gavest: Exodus 17:6, Psalms 105:41, Isaiah 41:17, Isaiah 41:18, Isaiah 48:21, Isaiah 49:10, John 4:10, John 4:14, John 7:37-39

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:10 - he instructed Nehemiah 9:15 - broughtest Psalms 25:5 - teach Psalms 78:24 - had rained Psalms 105:40 - satisfied Psalms 119:124 - teach Haggai 2:5 - so John 6:31 - fathers 1 Corinthians 10:3 - General 1 Corinthians 12:8 - is given Philippians 4:12 - I am 2 Timothy 3:16 - for instruction

Verse 21

forty: Exodus 16:35, Numbers 14:33, Numbers 14:34, Deuteronomy 2:7, Deuteronomy 8:2, Amos 5:25, Acts 13:18

their: Deuteronomy 8:4, Deuteronomy 29:5, Psalms 34:10

Reciprocal: Numbers 20:5 - this evil Joshua 5:12 - the manna Jeremiah 2:31 - Have I been Amos 2:10 - and led

Verse 22

thou: Joshua 10:11, Psalms 78:65, Psalms 105:44

divide: Deuteronomy 32:26, Joshua 11:23

Sihon: Numbers 21:21-35, Deuteronomy 2:26-36, Deuteronomy 3:1-17, Psalms 135:10-12, Psalms 136:17-22

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:8 - unto a good Numbers 21:24 - Israel Numbers 32:3 - Heshbon Deuteronomy 1:4 - General Deuteronomy 2:32 - General Joshua 12:2 - Sihon Joshua 24:8 - General Judges 11:20 - General 1 Chronicles 6:81 - Heshbon Psalms 44:2 - drive out Psalms 78:55 - cast Psalms 80:9 - preparedst Psalms 135:11 - Sihon Psalms 136:21 - General Jeremiah 32:23 - possessed Ezekiel 20:28 - when I Amos 2:9 - I the Habakkuk 3:6 - and drove Habakkuk 3:12 - didst march

Verse 23

multipliedst: Genesis 15:5, Genesis 22:17, 1 Chronicles 27:23

broughtest: Joshua 1:1 - Joshua 3:17

which thou: Genesis 12:7, Genesis 13:15-17, Genesis 15:18, Genesis 17:8, Genesis 26:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:27 - grew Exodus 1:7 - fruitful Leviticus 26:9 - make you Numbers 14:23 - Surely they shall not see Numbers 26:51 - General Deuteronomy 1:10 - your God Deuteronomy 10:22 - as the stars Deuteronomy 28:62 - as the stars Judges 4:1 - did evil Isaiah 9:3 - hast multiplied Isaiah 26:15 - increased Nahum 3:16 - above Hebrews 6:14 - multiplying Hebrews 11:12 - as the stars

Verse 24

So the: Numbers 14:31, Joshua 21:43, Joshua 21:45

thou subduedst: Joshua 18:1, 1 Chronicles 22:18, Psalms 44:2, Psalms 44:3

as they would: Heb. according to their will, 2 Timothy 2:26

Reciprocal: Numbers 32:14 - an increase Deuteronomy 8:7 - General Joshua 6:2 - I have Joshua 24:11 - the men Judges 4:23 - General Acts 7:45 - whom Acts 13:19 - when

Verse 25

strong: Numbers 13:27, Numbers 13:28, Deuteronomy 3:5, Deuteronomy 6:10-12, Deuteronomy 9:1-3

a fat land: Nehemiah 9:35, Deuteronomy 8:7-10, Deuteronomy 32:13, Ezekiel 20:6

wells: or, cisterns

fruit trees: Heb. trees of food

did eat: Deuteronomy 32:15, Psalms 65:11, Isaiah 6:10, Jeremiah 5:27, Jeremiah 5:28, Hosea 13:6

and became fat: They became effeminate, fell under the power of luxury, got totally corrupted in their manners, sinned against all the mercies of God, and then were destroyed by His judgments.

delighted: 1 Kings 8:66, Jeremiah 31:14, Hosea 3:5, Romans 2:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:19 - all my goodness Numbers 13:20 - whether it be Deuteronomy 31:20 - eaten Joshua 24:11 - the men 2 Chronicles 6:41 - thy saints Psalms 78:56 - General Proverbs 30:9 - I be full Isaiah 63:7 - the great goodness Jeremiah 2:7 - brought Hosea 2:7 - for Joel 2:26 - ye shall John 6:12 - they Acts 14:17 - filling James 5:1 - ye

Verse 26

they were: Judges 2:11, Judges 2:12, Judges 3:6, Judges 3:7, Judges 10:6, Judges 10:13, Judges 10:14, Psalms 78:56, Psalms 78:57, Psalms 106:34-40, Ezekiel 16:15-63, Ezekiel 20:21, Ezekiel 23:4-49

cast thy law: 1 Kings 14:9, Psalms 50:17, Ezekiel 33:3-5

slew: 1 Kings 18:4, 1 Kings 18:13, 1 Kings 19:10, 2 Chronicles 24:20, 2 Chronicles 24:21, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Jeremiah 26:20-23, Matthew 21:35, Matthew 23:34-37, Acts 7:52

wrought: Nehemiah 9:18, 2 Kings 21:11, Ezekiel 22:25-31

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:29 - thou shalt be Deuteronomy 31:20 - eaten Judges 6:1 - did evil 2 Samuel 24:19 - as the Lord 1 Kings 8:47 - saying 2 Kings 17:7 - sinned 2 Kings 17:15 - testimonies 2 Kings 18:12 - they obeyed not 2 Kings 21:9 - they hearkened 2 Kings 21:10 - General 2 Kings 22:17 - have forsaken 2 Chronicles 6:37 - We have sinned 2 Chronicles 12:2 - because 2 Chronicles 24:19 - Yet he sent Ezra 5:12 - But after Nehemiah 9:29 - testifiedst Psalms 78:10 - General Proverbs 30:9 - I be full Isaiah 5:24 - cast away Isaiah 42:24 - General Isaiah 63:10 - they rebelled Jeremiah 2:30 - your own sword Jeremiah 4:17 - because Jeremiah 7:25 - the day Jeremiah 11:8 - obeyed Jeremiah 16:11 - Because Jeremiah 25:7 - that ye Jeremiah 26:4 - If Jeremiah 30:15 - for the Jeremiah 32:23 - but Jeremiah 35:14 - but ye Jeremiah 42:19 - admonished you Lamentations 1:18 - for I Lamentations 3:42 - transgressed Ezekiel 2:3 - rebelled Ezekiel 20:8 - they rebelled Ezekiel 23:35 - and cast Ezekiel 36:31 - shall ye Daniel 9:9 - though Hosea 2:7 - for Hosea 8:12 - but Hosea 13:6 - to Amos 2:4 - because Zephaniah 3:2 - obeyed Zechariah 1:2 - Lord Zechariah 1:4 - unto Zechariah 7:11 - they refused Malachi 3:7 - from the Matthew 5:12 - for so Matthew 23:37 - thou Mark 10:5 - For Mark 12:3 - they Luke 3:20 - General Luke 6:23 - for in Luke 13:34 - killest Luke 20:10 - beat Romans 10:21 - a disobedient Romans 11:3 - Lord James 5:1 - ye

Verse 27

thou deliveredst: Deuteronomy 31:16-18, Judges 2:14, Judges 2:15, Judges 3:8-30, 2 Chronicles 36:17, Psalms 106:41, Psalms 106:42, Daniel 9:10-14

in the time: Deuteronomy 4:29-31, Judges 3:15, Judges 6:6-10, Judges 10:15, Judges 10:16, Psalms 106:43-45

saviours: Judges 2:18, Judges 3:9-15, 1 Samuel 12:10, 1 Samuel 12:11, 2 Kings 13:5, 2 Kings 14:27, Obadiah 1:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:24 - God heard Leviticus 26:17 - ye shall be Deuteronomy 15:6 - thou shalt reign Judges 2:16 - delivered 1 Samuel 7:6 - judged 1 Samuel 10:18 - Thus saith 1 Samuel 14:45 - who hath 2 Samuel 19:5 - saved 2 Kings 17:20 - delivered 2 Kings 17:39 - he shall deliver 2 Kings 18:12 - they obeyed not 2 Kings 21:14 - deliver 2 Kings 22:17 - have forsaken 2 Chronicles 12:2 - because Ezra 5:12 - But after Nehemiah 9:19 - in thy Psalms 106:40 - the wrath Psalms 106:44 - General Isaiah 42:24 - General Isaiah 63:7 - mention Zechariah 1:2 - Lord Zechariah 1:20 - four John 8:33 - and were

Verse 28

did evil again: Heb. returned to do evil, Judges 3:11, Judges 3:12, Judges 3:30, Judges 4:1, Judges 5:31, Judges 6:1

heardest: 1 Kings 8:33, 1 Kings 8:34, 1 Kings 8:39, Isaiah 63:15

many times: Psalms 106:43-45

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:24 - God heard 1 Samuel 10:18 - Thus saith 2 Kings 17:20 - delivered Isaiah 48:4 - obstinate Jeremiah 17:4 - and I Jeremiah 40:3 - because Zechariah 1:3 - Turn Malachi 3:7 - from the John 5:14 - sin John 8:33 - and were

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testifiedst: Nehemiah 9:26, Deuteronomy 4:26, Deuteronomy 31:21, 2 Kings 17:13, 2 Chronicles 24:19, 2 Chronicles 36:15, Jeremiah 25:3-7, Hosea 6:5

yet they: Nehemiah 9:10, Nehemiah 9:16, Exodus 10:3, Jeremiah 13:15-17, Jeremiah 43:2, Jeremiah 44:10, Jeremiah 44:16, Jeremiah 44:17, Daniel 5:20, James 4:6-10

which: Leviticus 18:5, Ezekiel 20:11, Luke 10:28, Romans 10:5, Galatians 3:12

withdrew the shoulder: Heb. gave a withdrawing shoulder, Zechariah 7:11, Zechariah 7:12

and hardened: Jeremiah 7:26, Jeremiah 17:23, Jeremiah 19:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:11 - proudly 2 Kings 17:15 - testimonies 2 Kings 21:9 - they hearkened 2 Chronicles 33:10 - General 2 Chronicles 36:13 - hardened Nehemiah 1:7 - dealt Nehemiah 13:15 - I testified Psalms 50:7 - testify Psalms 119:21 - cursed Proverbs 29:1 - hardeneth Isaiah 28:10 - For precept Isaiah 30:9 - will not Isaiah 63:10 - they rebelled Jeremiah 7:13 - and I spake Jeremiah 7:24 - backward Jeremiah 11:8 - obeyed Jeremiah 42:19 - admonished you Amos 2:4 - because Matthew 21:34 - he sent Acts 19:9 - divers 2 Corinthians 5:20 - as Galatians 5:3 - testify Ephesians 4:17 - testify

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many years: Psalms 86:15, Romans 2:4, 2 Peter 3:9

forbear them: Heb. protract over them

testifiedst: 2 Kings 17:13, 2 Chronicles 36:15, Jeremiah 7:25, Jeremiah 25:4

by thy spirit: Nehemiah 9:20, Isaiah 63:10, Acts 7:51, Acts 28:25, 1 Peter 1:11, 2 Peter 1:21

thy prophets: Heb. the hand of thy prophets

therefore: Isaiah 5:5, Isaiah 5:6, Isaiah 42:24, Jeremiah 40:2, Jeremiah 40:3, Jeremiah 44:22, Lamentations 2:17, Zechariah 7:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:3 - My 2 Kings 17:15 - testimonies 2 Kings 21:9 - they hearkened 2 Kings 21:10 - General 2 Chronicles 33:10 - General Ezra 9:7 - for our iniquities Nehemiah 9:34 - thy testimonies Psalms 50:7 - testify Isaiah 28:10 - For precept Isaiah 30:9 - will not Isaiah 48:9 - defer Jeremiah 4:17 - because Jeremiah 7:13 - and I spake Jeremiah 34:14 - but Jeremiah 35:14 - but ye Jeremiah 42:19 - admonished you Ezekiel 2:2 - General Hosea 11:2 - they called Hosea 12:10 - have also Amos 2:4 - because Haggai 2:5 - so Zechariah 1:4 - unto Zechariah 7:12 - lest Matthew 21:34 - he sent Mark 12:5 - and him Mark 12:36 - by Luke 13:34 - and ye Luke 20:10 - sent Romans 11:2 - of Elias Galatians 5:3 - testify Ephesians 4:17 - testify 1 Thessalonians 4:8 - who 1 Thessalonians 5:19 - the Spirit Hebrews 10:15 - General 1 Peter 3:19 - By which

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for thy great: Jeremiah 4:27, Jeremiah 5:10, Jeremiah 5:18, Lamentations 3:22, Ezekiel 14:22, Ezekiel 14:23, Daniel 9:9

gracious: Nehemiah 9:17, Exodus 34:6, Exodus 34:7, 2 Kings 13:23, 2 Chronicles 30:9, Psalms 103:8, Psalms 103:9, Psalms 145:8, Psalms 145:9

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:44 - I will Deuteronomy 4:31 - the Lord Ezra 9:8 - grace hath Psalms 89:2 - Mercy Psalms 103:10 - dealt Psalms 116:5 - Gracious Isaiah 48:9 - defer Isaiah 63:7 - mention Hosea 3:1 - according James 5:11 - the Lord is

Verse 32

our God: Nehemiah 1:5, Deuteronomy 7:21, Psalms 47:2, Psalms 66:3, Psalms 66:5

keepest: Deuteronomy 7:9, 1 Kings 8:23, Daniel 9:4, Micah 7:18-20

trouble: Heb. weariness

little before thee: Leviticus 26:18, Leviticus 26:21, Leviticus 26:24, Leviticus 26:28, Ezra 9:13

come upon us: Heb. found us

on our kings: 2 Kings 23:29, 2 Kings 23:33, 2 Kings 23:34, 2 Kings 25:7, 2 Kings 25:18-21, 2 Kings 25:25, 2 Kings 25:26, 2 Chronicles 36:1-23, Jeremiah 8:1-3, Jeremiah 22:18, Jeremiah 22:19, Jeremiah 34:19-22, Jeremiah 39:1-18, Jeremiah 52:1-34, Daniel 9:6, Daniel 9:8

since the time: 2 Kings 15:19, 2 Kings 15:29, 2 Kings 17:3, Isaiah 7:17, Isaiah 7:18, Isaiah 8:7, Isaiah 8:8, Isaiah 10:5-7, Isaiah 36:1 -Isaiah 37:38

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:15 - remember Exodus 18:8 - come upon them Exodus 34:7 - Keeping Deuteronomy 3:24 - thy greatness Deuteronomy 10:17 - a great Deuteronomy 31:17 - befall them 2 Kings 13:23 - because of his covenant 2 Chronicles 29:6 - For our fathers 2 Chronicles 33:11 - of the king Ezra 9:7 - Since the days Psalms 9:13 - consider Psalms 31:7 - for Psalms 50:1 - mighty Psalms 60:3 - showed Psalms 99:3 - thy great Psalms 106:6 - General Psalms 119:153 - Consider Jeremiah 2:26 - their kings Jeremiah 3:25 - we and our Jeremiah 10:6 - thou Jeremiah 32:32 - they Lamentations 1:9 - behold Lamentations 3:19 - Remembering Daniel 2:45 - the great

Verse 33

Howbeit: Genesis 18:25, Job 34:23, Psalms 119:137, Psalms 145:17, Jeremiah 12:1, Lamentations 1:18, Daniel 9:5-14

but we: Leviticus 26:40, Leviticus 26:41, Job 33:27, Psalms 106:6, Daniel 9:5-10

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:31 - sinned Ezra 9:15 - thou art righteous Job 33:23 - to Job 34:31 - General Job 40:4 - Behold Psalms 51:14 - righteousness Psalms 116:5 - and righteous Psalms 129:4 - The Lord Isaiah 49:24 - lawful captive Isaiah 59:12 - we know Jeremiah 14:7 - for our Jeremiah 40:3 - because Jeremiah 44:3 - of their Lamentations 1:5 - for Ezekiel 2:3 - rebelled Ezekiel 14:23 - that I have not Daniel 9:7 - righteousness Daniel 9:14 - the Lord Romans 10:3 - submitted

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nor hearkened: Jeremiah 29:19

thy testimonies: Nehemiah 9:30, 2 Kings 17:15

thou didst: Deuteronomy 31:21, 2 Kings 17:13

Reciprocal: Ezra 9:15 - thou art righteous Isaiah 1:5 - the whole Jeremiah 14:7 - for our Jeremiah 44:17 - as we Lamentations 1:5 - for Ezekiel 11:12 - General Ezekiel 22:6 - the princes Ezekiel 44:10 - the Levites Daniel 9:5 - have sinned Daniel 9:6 - our kings Galatians 5:3 - testify

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For they: Deuteronomy 28:47, Jeremiah 5:19, Romans 3:4, Romans 3:5

in their kingdom: Instead of bemalkuthom, "in their kingdom," bemalkuthecha, "in thy kingdom," is the reading of two of Dr. Kennicott's manuscripts, LXX, Syriac, and Arabic.

thy great: Nehemiah 9:25

fat land: Deuteronomy 8:7-10, Deuteronomy 31:21, Deuteronomy 32:12-15

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:20 - whether it be Deuteronomy 28:48 - serve Deuteronomy 31:20 - waxen fat Isaiah 63:7 - the great goodness Hosea 13:6 - to

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Deuteronomy 28:48, 2 Chronicles 12:8, Ezra 9:9

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:14 - General Deuteronomy 28:33 - The fruit Ezra 9:7 - into the hand Nehemiah 1:3 - in great Jeremiah 25:18 - as it Lamentations 5:5 - labour Ezekiel 11:9 - and deliver Ezekiel 17:14 - the kingdom Joel 2:17 - that Luke 20:16 - shall give John 8:33 - and were

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it yieldeth: Deuteronomy 28:33, Deuteronomy 28:39, Deuteronomy 28:51, Ezra 4:13, Ezra 6:8, Ezra 7:24

dominion: Nehemiah 5:8, Leviticus 26:17, Deuteronomy 28:48, John 8:33

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:14 - General Deuteronomy 28:29 - thou shalt be 2 Chronicles 33:11 - of the king Ezra 9:7 - into the hand Ezra 9:9 - we were bondmen Nehemiah 1:3 - in great Nehemiah 5:4 - the king's tribute Psalms 107:12 - he brought Isaiah 5:17 - strangers Isaiah 49:24 - lawful captive Lamentations 1:1 - how is Lamentations 5:5 - labour Ezekiel 11:9 - and deliver Ezekiel 17:14 - the kingdom Ezekiel 19:14 - she hath Matthew 22:17 - is Mark 12:14 - is it Luke 20:16 - shall give Luke 20:22 - General

Verse 38

we make: Nehemiah 10:29, 2 Kings 23:3, 2 Chronicles 15:12, 2 Chronicles 15:13, 2 Chronicles 23:16, 2 Chronicles 29:10, 2 Chronicles 34:31, Ezra 10:3

seal unto it: Heb. are at the sealing, or sealed, Nehemiah 10:1

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:10 - General Joshua 24:25 - made 2 Samuel 5:3 - made 2 Kings 11:4 - made a covenant 2 Kings 11:17 - made a covenant Job 33:16 - sealeth Isaiah 44:5 - subscribe Jeremiah 34:8 - had

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Nehemiah 9". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/nehemiah-9.html.