Nehemiah 4:1
Good News Translation
When Sanballat heard that we Jews had begun rebuilding the wall, he became furious and began to ridicule us.

Contemporary English Version
When Sanballat, the governor of Samaria, heard that we were rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem, he became angry and started insulting our people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass, that when Sanaballat heard that we were building the wall he was angry: and being moved exceedingly he scoffed at the Jews.

New American Bible
When Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and very much incensed. He ridiculed the Jews,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And it came to pass, that when Sanaballat heard that we were building the wall he was angry: and being moved exceedingly he scoffed at the Jews.

Sanballat

Nehemiah 2:10,19 And Sanaballat the Horonite, and Tobias the servant, the Ammonite, heard it, and it grieved them exceedingly, that a man was come, who sought the prosperity of the children of Israel. . . .

Ezra 4:1-5 Now the enemies of Juda and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity were building a temple to the Lord the God of Israel. . . .

Acts 5:17 Then the high priest rising up, and all they that were with him (which is the heresy of the Sadducees) were filled with envy.

mocked

Psalm 35:15,16 But they rejoiced against me, and came together: scourges were gathered together upon me, and I knew not. . . .

Psalm 44:13,14 Thou hast sold thy people for no price: and there was no reckoning in the exchange of them. . . .

Matthew 27:29 And platting a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And bowing the knee before him, they mocked him, saying: Hail, King of the Jews.

Hebrews 11:36 And others had trial of mockeries and stripes: moreover also of bands and prisons.

Context
The Work is Ridiculed
1And it came to pass, that when Sanaballat heard that we were building the wall he was angry: and being moved exceedingly he scoffed at the Jews.2And said before his brethren, and the multitude of the Samaritans: What are the silly Jews doing? Will the Gentiles let them alone? will they sacrifice and make an end in a day? are they able to raise stones out of the heaps of the rubbish, which are burnt?…
Cross References
Matthew 2:16
Then Herod perceiving that he was deluded by the wise men, was exceeding angry: and sending killed all the menchildren that were in Bethlehem, and in all the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.

Nehemiah 2:10
And Sanaballat the Horonite, and Tobias the servant, the Ammonite, heard it, and it grieved them exceedingly, that a man was come, who sought the prosperity of the children of Israel.

Nehemiah 2:19
But Sanaballat the Horonite, and Tobias the servant, the Ammonite, and Gossem the Arabian heard of it, and they scoffed at us, and despised us, and said: What is this thing that you do? are you going to rebel against the king?

Nehemiah 6:15
But the wall was finished the five and twentieth day of the month of Elul, in two and fifty days.

Nehemiah 6:16
And it came to pass when all our enemies heard of it, that all nations which were round about us, were afraid, and were cast down within themselves, for they perceived that this work was the work of God.

Nehemiah 13:28
And one of the sons of Joiada the son of Eliasib the high priest, was son in law to Sanaballat the Horonite, and I drove him from me.

Jeremiah 38:19
And king Sedecias said to Jeremiah: I am afraid because of the Jews that are fled over to the Chaldeans: lest I should be delivered into their hands, and they should abuse me.

Additional Translations
Now when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious and was filled with indignation. He ridiculed the JewsBut it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

But it came to pass that, when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

Now it came to pass, when Sanaballat heard that we were building the wall, that it was grievous to him, and he was very angry, and railed against the Jews.

And it came to pass that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was angry and very indignant, and mocked the Jews.

But it came to pass that, when Sanballat heard that we builded the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

But it came to pass that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

But it happened that when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

And it cometh to pass, when Sanballat hath heard that we are building the wall, that it is displeasing to him, and he is very angry and mocketh at the Jews,
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