Nehemiah 3:5
Good News Translation
The men of Tekoa built the next section, but the leading men of the town refused to do the manual labor assigned them by the supervisors.

Contemporary English Version
The next section was to be repaired by the men of Tekoa, but their town leaders refused to do the hard work they were assigned.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And next to them the Thecuites built: but their great men did not put their necks to the work of their Lord.

New American Bible
Next to him the Tekoites carried out the work of repair; however, some of their most powerful men would not submit to the labor asked by their masters.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And next to them the Thecuites built: but their great men did not put their necks to the work of their Lord.

the Tekoites

Nehemiah 3:27 After him the Thecuites built another measure over against, from the great tower that standeth out unto the wall of the temple.

2 Samuel 14:2 Sent to Thecua, and fetched from thence a wise woman: and said to her: Feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on mourning apparel, and be not anointed with oil, that thou mayest be as a woman that had a long time been mourning for one dead.

Amos 1:1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdsmen of Thecua: which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Ozias king of Juda, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joas king of Israel two years before the earthquake.

their nobles

Judges 5:23 Curse ye the land of Meroz, said the angel of the Lord: curse the inhabitants thereof, because they came not to the help of the Lord, to help his most valiant men.

Jeremiah 5:4,5 But I said: Perhaps these are poor and foolish, that know not the way of the Lord, the judgment of their God. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:26 For see your vocation, brethren, that there are not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble.

1 Timothy 6:17,18 Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy) . . .

put not

Jeremiah 27:2,8,12 Thus saith the Lord to me: Make thee bands, and chains: and thou shalt put them on thy neck. . . .

Jeremiah 30:8,9 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off thy neck, and will burst his bands: and strangers shall no more rule over him: . . .

Matthew 11:29 Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls.

Acts 15:10 Now therefore, why tempt you God to put a yoke upon the necks of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?

Context
The Builders of the Walls
4And next to him built Mosollam tile son of Barachias, the sell of Merezebel, and next to them built Sadoc the son of Baana. 5And next to them the Thecuites built: but their great men did not put their necks to the work of their Lord. 6And Joiada the son of Phasea, and Mosollam the son of Besodia built the old gate: they covered it and set up the doors thereof, and the locks, and the bars.…
Cross References
Nehemiah 3:4
And next to him built Mosollam tile son of Barachias, the sell of Merezebel, and next to them built Sadoc the son of Baana.

Nehemiah 3:6
And Joiada the son of Phasea, and Mosollam the son of Besodia built the old gate: they covered it and set up the doors thereof, and the locks, and the bars.

Nehemiah 3:27
After him the Thecuites built another measure over against, from the great tower that standeth out unto the wall of the temple.

Additional Translations
Next to them, the Tekoites made repairs, but their nobles did not put their shoulders to the work under their supervisors.And next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their LORD.

And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their lord.

And next to them the Thecoim took their place; but the Adorim applied not their neck to their service.

And next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their Lord.

And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their lord.

And next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their Lord.

Next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles didn't put their necks to the work of their lord.

and by his hand have the Tekoites strengthened, and their honourable ones have not brought in their neck to the service of their Lord.
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